45077-001: Assessment and Implications of Rationalizing and Phasing Out Fossil-Fuel Subsidies

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The TA will develop a theoretical and empirical framework to define and measure fossil-fuel subsidies and assess the socioeconomic impact of its elimination in selected ADB developing member countries (DMCs). The first component will constitute a discussion and clarification of suitable definition of fossil-fuel subsidy and its estimation across selected DMCs. Both consumer and producer subsidies will be considered to the extent that relevant data are available. The second component will ... Read More

Country Regional
Project Number 45077-001
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number TA No. 7834
Approval Date 21 Jul 2011
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 1,000
Sector Energy
Industry and trade
Public sector management
Subsector Energy sector development and institutional reform
Industry and trade sector development
Public expenditure and fiscal management
Social protection initiatives
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth (ESG)
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Governance and capacity development (GCD)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 3: Some gender elements (SGE)


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