Philippines : Support for National Economic and Development Agency’s Improvement Plan and Capacity Development

Sovereign Project | 55293-001

The TA will provide policy advisory and knowledge support to assess NEDA's organizational structure and support the development of a strategy for change management and re-engineering internal business processes. This would include improving the business process for infrastructure development from infrastructure planning, approval, budget allotment, monitoring to evaluation. In capacity development, the TA would provide support to NEDA staff to enhance technical skills and knowledge in data science and analytics in application to evidence-based policy and program formulation, monitoring, and evaluating including for the economic recovery program.

Project Details

  • Project Officer
    Lozano Astray, Maria Cristina
    Southeast Asia Department
    Request for information
  • Country/Economy
    Philippines
  • Sector
    • Public sector management
Project Name
Support for National Economic and Development Agency’s Improvement Plan and Capacity Development
Project Number
55293-001
Country / Economy
  • Philippines
Project Status
Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance
  • Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 6821-PHI: Support for National Economic and Development Agencys Improvement Plan and Capacity Development
Source Amount
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 225,000.00
Operational Priorities
  • OP1: Addressing remaining poverty and reducing inequalities
  • OP2: Accelerating progress in gender equality
  • OP6: Strengthening governance and institutional capacity
Sector / Subsector
  • Public sector management / Economic affairs management - Public administration

Gender
Some gender elements
Description

The TA will provide policy advisory and knowledge support to assess NEDA's organizational structure and support the development of a strategy for change management and re-engineering internal business processes. This would include improving the business process for infrastructure development from infrastructure planning, approval, budget allotment, monitoring to evaluation. In capacity development, the TA would provide support to NEDA staff to enhance technical skills and knowledge in data science and analytics in application to evidence-based policy and program formulation, monitoring, and evaluating including for the economic recovery program.

Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
NEDA is urgently undertaking internal organizational reforms and capacity development to strengthen its institutional capacity and staff capabilities to formulate evidence-based policy reforms and programs and to effectively monitor and evaluate impact.
Impact

The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) implements structural policy reforms aligned with its long-term development plan AmBisyon Natin 2040.

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome

NEDAs capabilities for policy and program formulation, monitoring, and evaluation strengthened.

Progress Toward Outcome

Implementation Progress

Description of Project Outputs

Selected activities of NEDA's agency improvement plan reviewed, developed and implemented.

Public infrastructure program business process improved.

Data science and analytics capacity development at NEDA commenced.

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location
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

Contact

Responsible ADB Officer
Lozano Astray, Maria Cristina
Responsible ADB Department
Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division
Philippines Country Office (PHCO)
Executing Agencies
National Economic & Development Authority

Timetable

Concept Clearance
-
Fact Finding
12 Aug 2021 to 12 Aug 2021
MRM
-
Approval
04 Nov 2021
Last Review Mission
-
Last PDS Update
10 Nov 2021

Funding

TA 6821-PHI

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
04 Nov 2021 - 04 Nov 2021 30 Sep 2022 31 Jul 2024 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
225,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 225,000.00
Cumulative Disbursements
Date Amount
20 Oct 2023 153,076.88

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Tenders

Tender Title Type Status Posting Date Deadline
Competition policy, competition impact assessment, competitive neutrality review Individual - Consulting Closed
Policy Researcher Individual - Consulting Closed
Data Scientist Individual - Consulting Closed
Economic Analyst Individual - Consulting Closed
Public Sector Organizational Business Process Individual - Consulting Closed
Public Sector Infrastructure Policy Expert Individual - Consulting Closed
Data Scientist Individual - Consulting Closed
Legislative Stakeholder Engagement Expert Individual - Consulting Closed
Business process review, change management Individual - Consulting Closed

Contracts Awarded

No contracts awarded for this project were found

Procurement Plan

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