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 Agency's Improvement Plan and Capacity Development
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 225,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Public sector management / Economic affairs management - Public administration

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming 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 NEDA s 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
Responsible ADB Officer Lozano Astray, Maria Cristina
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Philippines Country Office
Executing Agencies
National Economic & Development Authority
7th Floor, NEDA Building
Amber Avenue, Pasig City
Metro Manila, Philippines
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

TA 6821-PHI

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
04 Nov 2021 - 04 Nov 2021 30 Sep 2022 - -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
225,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 225,000.00 17 Jun 2022 32,679.46

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Tenders

Tender Title Type Status Posting Date Deadline
Public Sector Organizational Business Process Individual - Consulting Closed 25 Mar 2022 31 Mar 2022
Data Scientist Individual - Consulting Closed 23 Feb 2022 15 Mar 2022
Public Sector Infrastructure Policy Expert Individual - Consulting Closed 23 Feb 2022 15 Mar 2022
Legislative Stakeholder Engagement Expert Individual - Consulting Closed 22 Jan 2022 28 Jan 2022
Business process review, change management Individual - Consulting Closed 15 Jan 2022 21 Jan 2022

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