Results of ADB-supported Operations: Kazakhstan

ADB's partnership with Kazakhstan was forged in 1994 when it helped the country through the early years of transition from a centrally planned to a more market-driven economy in the post Soviet Union period. ADB's partnership with the country has focused on helping the government sustain a higher growth rate, promote environmentally-friendly development, support the private sector, and connect Kazakhstan with its neighbors.

In the future, ADB proposes to support Kazakhstan in going beyond its middle-income country status. ADB will promote inclusive economic growth and competitiveness through complementary public and private sector investments. ADB will consolidate its resources to support synergized investments in energy, transport, finance, and the urban sectors. These will be complemented by governance, gender equity, regional cooperation and integration, public–private partnership, private sector development and operations, and mitigation of the effects of climate change.

This country brief summarizes how the partnership between the Government of Kazakhstan and ADB has contributed to the development of the country.

Results of ADB-Supported Operations in Kazakhstan, 2004-2012

As of 31 December 2012 Download Excel file

Sector/Output Outputs Delivered
Finance
Small and medium-sized enterprise loan accounts opened or end borrowers reached (number) 27,008
Transport
National highways and provincial, district, and rural roads built or upgraded (kilometers) 396
Beneficiaries from road projects (number) 3,800,000
Water
Water supply pipes installed or upgraded: length of network (kilometers) 499
New households served with water supply (number) 11,568
Land improved through irrigation services, drainage, and flood management (hectares) 39,259

The table includes projects completed during the period, and funded by ADB's ordinary capital resources and/or the Asian Development Fund, cofinanciers, and the government. The outputs presented are limited to ADB's core sectors, as defined under Strategy 2020 and tracked through indicators in the ADB Results Framework. ADB monitors progress on these outputs in the annual Development Effectiveness Review. The numbers represent the sum of outputs and beneficiaries of individual projects. Therefore, the beneficiary numbers reported under education—teachers trained, and students benefitting from school improvement programs or direct support—include those who benefited from more than one project.

Source: ADB project completion reports

Small and medium-sized enterprise loan accounts opened or end borrowers reached between 2004-2012: 27,008

The definition of SME follows the definition as generally used in the country of the project.

Contributing ADB Projects
Project Name Type of Assistance Approval Number Approval Date Closing Date Success Rating at Completion* Contribution to Output
41912-014: JSC Bank CenterCredit Private Sector 7255/2336 27-Jun-07   Highly successful/Successful 143
40908-024: JSC Alliance Bank Private Sector 7235/2235 15-Jun-06   Unsuccessful 4,040
40908-014: Bank Turanalem Private Sector 7236/2236 15-Jun-06   Unsuccessful 22,825
*The above table reflects project ratings from project completion reports. These ratings are updated with those from the project completion report validation reports and/or project/program performance evaluation reports when these reports become available.
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National highways and provincial, district, and rural roads built or upgraded between 2004-2012: 396 kilometers

Length of open access road networks built or upgraded in km (without full access control). "Upgrading" includes all activity to restore a degraded road to originally intended design capacity (repair/rehabilitation) and to improve on its design capacity (e.g. by widening). Upgrading does not cover road signage (only).

Contributing ADB Projects
Project Name Type of Assistance Approval Number Approval Date Closing Date Success Rating at Completion* Contribution to Output
29568-013: Almaty-Bishkek Regiona Road Rehabilitation Project Loan 1774 31-Oct-00 30-Jun-07 Partly successful 204
28403: Road Rehabilitation Project Loan 1455 27-Aug-96 11-Dec-02 Highly successful / successful 192
*The above table reflects project ratings from project completion reports. These ratings are updated with those from the project completion report validation reports and/or project/program performance evaluation reports when these reports become available.
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Beneficiaries from road projects between 2004-2012: 3,800,000

Includes all beneficiaries defined by reports and recommendations of the President or project completion reports as beneficiaries of roads constructed or upgraded; generally those in the vicinity of the road or in the project area. Beneficiaries of railway projects are not included.

Contributing ADB Projects
Project Name Type of Assistance Approval Number Approval Date Closing Date Success Rating at Completion* Contribution to Output
29568-013: Almaty-Bishkek Regiona Road Rehabilitation Project Loan 1774 31-Oct-00 30-Jun-07 Partly successful 3,700,000
28403: Road Rehabilitation Project Loan 1455 27-Aug-96 11-Dec-02 Highly successful / successful 100,000
*The above table reflects project ratings from project completion reports. These ratings are updated with those from the project completion report validation reports and/or project/program performance evaluation reports when these reports become available.
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Water supply pipes installed or upgraded: length of network between 2004-2012: 499 kilometers

All sizes of pipes intended to transport water for urban water use for domestic and (non agricultural) business purposes, expressed in their aggregate length in the network, irrespective of pipe diameter, comprising mains as well as reticulation pipes. Both new and repaired/upgraded pipes are aggregated and they are not distinguished through subindicators.

Contributing ADB Projects
Project Name Type of Assistance Approval Number Approval Date Closing Date Success Rating at Completion* Contribution to Output
34234-013: Rural Area Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Loan 2006 29-Sep-03 29-Dec-10 Partly successful 499
*The above table reflects project ratings from project completion reports. These ratings are updated with those from the project completion report validation reports and/or project/program performance evaluation reports when these reports become available.
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New households served with water supply between 2004-2012: 11,568

This refers to all additional households that benefit from projects that offer piped or non-piped water supply systems, which is of a higher order than the system that the households used before. Non-piped supply may include standpipes.

Contributing ADB Projects
Project Name Type of Assistance Approval Number Approval Date Closing Date Success Rating at Completion* Contribution to Output
34234-013: Rural Area Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Loan 2006 29-Sep-03 29-Dec-10 Partly successful 11,568
*The above table reflects project ratings from project completion reports. These ratings are updated with those from the project completion report validation reports and/or project/program performance evaluation reports when these reports become available.
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Land improved through irrigation services, drainage, and flood management between 2004-2012: 39,259 hectares

The rural land area improved through new/improved irrigation (and drainage) services and/or flood management. This indicator is the aggregate of 2 sub-indicators: (i) land area improved through irrigation (and drainage) services in hectares, and (ii) land area improved through flood management in hectares.

Contributing ADB Projects
Project Name Type of Assistance Approval Number Approval Date Closing Date Success Rating at Completion* Contribution to Output
29597: Water Resources Management Loan 1592/1593 17-Dec-97 31-Dec-06 Partly successful 39,259
*The above table reflects project ratings from project completion reports. These ratings are updated with those from the project completion report validation reports and/or project/program performance evaluation reports when these reports become available.