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Development of a Medium-Term Strategic Framework :  Vanuatu

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TA Name Development of a Medium-Term Strategic Framework
Country Vanuatu
TA Number 4362
Project Number 36405- 01
Source of Funding/Amount[Proposed]
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$500,000
Thematic Classification
Economic growth
Social Development
Private Sector Development
Description Create a basis for setting priorities during evaluation of sector development plans, corporate plans, departmental budgets, and project proposals.

Outputs will comprise (i) an overall national development strategy with well-integrated sector frameworks; (ii) a national strategic planning process based upon consultation among stakeholders, public and private, with mechanisms for updating national strategic plans and sector frameworks in response to changing circumstances; and (iii) trained, experienced economists and sector analysts in line agencies, capable of continuing the process upon completion of the TA.
Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy During the 2003 Country Programming Mission of the Asian Development Bank (ADB), the Government of Vanuatu requested technical assistance to help the Ministry of Finance and Economic Management (MFEM) prepare a medium-term strategic framework that would create the basis for setting priorities of sector development plans, corporate plans, departmental budgets, and project proposals. The TA was included in the 2003 TA Program to Vanuatu under the Country Strategy and Program Update.
Geographical Location Vanuatu
Business Opportunities
  Consulting Services An international team of three experts from a firm will be engaged for a total of 16 person-months in accordance with Guidelines on the Use of Consultants and other arrangements satisfactory to ADB for the engagement of consultants: (1) a public finance specialist cum aid management advisor with experience in public investment planning, project management, and aid management (10 person-months); (2) an institutional development advisor with experience in institutional restructuring and familiarity with the guidelines of multilateral and bilateral funding agencies (2 person-months); and (3) a project financial management advisor with extensive international experience in public sector financial management systems (4 person-months). The TA consulting services will be carried out over 30 months from September 2004 to February 2007.
Responsible ADB Officer Elvira Rustamova
Responsible ADB Department Pacific Department
Responsible ADB Division Pacific Liaison and Coordination Office
Executing Agencies Ministry of Finance & Economic Management
  Mr. Simeon Athy, Director General
  Private Mail Bag 058 Port Vila, Vanuatu
  smathy@vanuatu.gov.vu
Timetable
Fact-finding 21 Apr 2004 to 30 Apr 2004
Approval 21 Jul 2004
Financing Plan / TA Utilization Top TA Amount
ADB Others Gov Total Approved Amount Revised Amount
$500,000.00 $500,000.00 $476,304.35
 Total Commitment Uncommited Balance Total Disbursement Undisbursed Balance
$476,304.35 $23,695.65 $476,304.35 $23,695.65
2008 Asian Development Bank

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