Regional: Assessing Impact of Digitalization on Business Resilience and Consumer Welfare during COVID-19 Pandemic

Sovereign (Public) Project | 54403-001

The knowledge and support technical assistance (TA) will support research on role of online platforms in fostering micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises' (MSMEs) resilience, competitiveness and consumer welfare in ADB's developing member countries (DMCs) in the context of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.

Project Details

  • Project Officer
    Elhan-Kayalar, Yesim M.
    Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department
    Request for information
  • Country
    Regional
  • Sector
    • Industry and trade
Project Name Assessing Impact of Digitalization on Business Resilience and Consumer Welfare during COVID-19 Pandemic
Project Number 54403-001
Country Regional
Indonesia
Philippines
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 6728-REG: Assessing Impact of Digitalization on Business Resilience and Consumer Welfare during COVID-19 Pandemic
People's Republic of China Poverty Reduction and Regional Cooperation Fund US$ 500,000.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Regional integration
Drivers of Change Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Partnerships
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Industry and trade / Industry and trade sector development - Small and medium enterprise development

Information and communication technology / ICT industries and ICT-enabled services

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Some gender elements
Description The knowledge and support technical assistance (TA) will support research on role of online platforms in fostering micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises' (MSMEs) resilience, competitiveness and consumer welfare in ADB's developing member countries (DMCs) in the context of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy The TA is in line with Strategy 2030 goals (i.e., promoting innovative technologies and strengthening knowledge services), and the digital technology opportunities integrated in ADB's transformative agenda.
Impact MSME resilience and consumer welfare during shocks (such as the COVID-19 pandemic) enhanced
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome DMCs'' understanding of optimal policy responses to shocks improved
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

Research outputs based on Alibaba data shared with DMCs

Research outputs based on GoJek, Grab data shared with DMCs

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Indonesia - Nation-wide; Philippines - Nation-wide
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation
Responsible ADB Officer Elhan-Kayalar, Yesim M.
Responsible ADB Department Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department
Responsible ADB Division Office of the Chief Economist, ERD
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank
6 ADB Avenue,
Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines
Timetable
Concept Clearance 19 Nov 2020
Fact Finding 30 Sep 2020 to 30 Sep 2020
MRM -
Approval 13 Apr 2021
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 14 Apr 2021

TA 6728-REG

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
13 Apr 2021 - 13 Apr 2021 30 Apr 2023 - -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
0.00 500,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 500,000.00 14 Apr 2021 0.00

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Tenders

Tender Title Type Status Posting Date Deadline
Administrative Support Individual - Consulting Closed 20 Aug 2021 26 Aug 2021
Data Scientist Package Individual - Consulting Closed 01 Jun 2021 07 Jun 2021

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