Results of ADB-Supported Operations: Uzbekistan

Since joining ADB in 1995, Uzbekistan has been receiving ADB support to pursue environmentally sustainable rural development, grow its private sector, expand its regional transport and transit routes, and invest in human capital.

ADB-supported projects, which span from providing education and health services to securing access to water, have achieved remarkable results. These include enabling farmers to produce improved grains, providing clean water and maternal care in rural and urban communities, and giving schoolchildren modern textbooks and better education through information technologies. Other accomplishments include reforming the country's banking system, invigorating private sector development and restoring and expanding Uzbekistan's communication corridors.

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

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Development Results of ADB-Supported Operations in Uzbekistan, 2010-2013

Water

Households with new or improved water supply between 2010-2013: 150,838

All additional households that benefit from projects offering piped or non-piped water supply systems that are of a higher order than the system that the households used before (non-piped supply may include standpipes), and households that are already connected to a piped system but are provided with improved service, e.g., longer hours of service and/or increased pressure.

Contributing ADB Projects

Type of Assistance Approval Number Approval Date Closing Date Success Rating* Output
38074: Kashkadarya and Navoi Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Project
Project 2208 12/12/2005 6/30/2011 Successful 43,038
33548: Urban Water Supply
Project 1842 9/27/2001 11/16/2010 Successful 107,800

* Ratings are based on project completion reports (PCRs) issued in 2010-2013. These ratings are updated when project completion report validation and/or project/program performance evaluation reports become available. As the PCR for each project is usually prepared 12-24 months after project completion, the figures may include information from projects completed earlier than 2010.

Households with new or improved water supply, Rural between 2010-2013: 43,038

All additional households that benefit from projects offering piped or non-piped water supply systems that are of a higher order than the system that the households used before (non-piped supply may include standpipes), and households that are already connected to a piped system but are provided with improved service, e.g., longer hours of service and/or increased pressure.

Contributing ADB Projects

Type of Assistance Approval Number Approval Date Closing Date Success Rating* Output
38074: Kashkadarya and Navoi Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Project
Project 2208 12/12/2005 6/30/2011 Successful 43,038

* Ratings are based on project completion reports (PCRs) issued in 2010-2013. These ratings are updated when project completion report validation and/or project/program performance evaluation reports become available. As the PCR for each project is usually prepared 12-24 months after project completion, the figures may include information from projects completed earlier than 2010.

Households with new or improved water supply, Urban between 2010-2013: 107,800

All additional households that benefit from projects offering piped or non-piped water supply systems that are of a higher order than the system that the households used before (non-piped supply may include standpipes), and households that are already connected to a piped system but are provided with improved service, e.g., longer hours of service and/or increased pressure.

Contributing ADB Projects

Type of Assistance Approval Number Approval Date Closing Date Success Rating* Output
33548: Urban Water Supply
Project 1842 9/27/2001 11/16/2010 Successful 107,800

* Ratings are based on project completion reports (PCRs) issued in 2010-2013. These ratings are updated when project completion report validation and/or project/program performance evaluation reports become available. As the PCR for each project is usually prepared 12-24 months after project completion, the figures may include information from projects completed earlier than 2010.

Water supply pipes installed or upgraded between 2010-2013: 2,145 length of network in kilometers

All sizes of new and repaired or upgraded pipes intended to transport water for urban water use for domestic and nonagricultural business purposes, expressed as their aggregate length in the network, irrespective of pipe diameter, comprising mains as well as reticulation pipes.

Contributing ADB Projects

Type of Assistance Approval Number Approval Date Closing Date Success Rating* Output
38074: Kashkadarya and Navoi Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Project
Project 2208 12/12/2005 6/30/2011 Successful 1,500
35496: Western Uzbekistan Rural Water Supply Project
Project 1903 5/2/2002 3/31/2006 Successful 360
33548: Urban Water Supply
Project 1842 9/27/2001 11/16/2010 Successful 285

* Ratings are based on project completion reports (PCRs) issued in 2010-2013. These ratings are updated when project completion report validation and/or project/program performance evaluation reports become available. As the PCR for each project is usually prepared 12-24 months after project completion, the figures may include information from projects completed earlier than 2010.

Land improved through irrigation, drainage and/or flood management between 2010-2013: 57,705 hectares

Rural land area improved through any new or improved: (i) irrigation, (ii) drainage services, and (iii) flood management works.

Contributing ADB Projects

Type of Assistance Approval Number Approval Date Closing Date Success Rating* Output
31577: Grain Productivity Improvement Project
Project 2017 11/14/2003 5/28/2010 Successful 28,876
30458: Ak Altin Agricultural Development Project
Project 1833 8/23/2001 7/12/2010 Partly successful 28,829

* Ratings are based on project completion reports (PCRs) issued in 2010-2013. These ratings are updated when project completion report validation and/or project/program performance evaluation reports become available. As the PCR for each project is usually prepared 12-24 months after project completion, the figures may include information from projects completed earlier than 2010.

Finance

Microfinance loan accounts opened / end borrowers reached between 2010-2013: 5,488

The number of end borrowers; or, if not available, the number or estimate of microfinance loan accounts opened (regardless of amount in currency) over the course of the project. All those reached by microfinance lending or saving group activities of the project are counted, including participants in self-help groups. The definition of microfinance follows country conventions.

Contributing ADB Projects

Type of Assistance Approval Number Approval Date Closing Date Success Rating* Output
33196: Small and Microfinance Development Project
Project 1963 12/9/2002 5/31/2011 Less successful 5,488

* Ratings are based on project completion reports (PCRs) issued in 2010-2013. These ratings are updated when project completion report validation and/or project/program performance evaluation reports become available. As the PCR for each project is usually prepared 12-24 months after project completion, the figures may include information from projects completed earlier than 2010.

Microfinance loan accounts opened / end borrowers reached between 2010-2013: 2,206 Female, number

The number of end borrowers; or, if not available, the number or estimate of microfinance loan accounts opened (regardless of amount in currency) over the course of the project. All those reached by microfinance lending or saving group activities of the project are counted, including participants in self-help groups. The definition of microfinance follows country conventions.

Contributing ADB Projects

Type of Assistance Approval Number Approval Date Closing Date Success Rating* Output
33196: Small and Microfinance Development Project
Project 1963 12/9/2002 5/31/2011 Less successful 2,206

* Ratings are based on project completion reports (PCRs) issued in 2010-2013. These ratings are updated when project completion report validation and/or project/program performance evaluation reports become available. As the PCR for each project is usually prepared 12-24 months after project completion, the figures may include information from projects completed earlier than 2010.

Microfinance loan accounts opened / end borrowers reached between 2010-2013: 3,282 Male, number

The number of end borrowers; or, if not available, the number or estimate of microfinance loan accounts opened (regardless of amount in currency) over the course of the project. All those reached by microfinance lending or saving group activities of the project are counted, including participants in self-help groups. The definition of microfinance follows country conventions.

Contributing ADB Projects

Type of Assistance Approval Number Approval Date Closing Date Success Rating* Output
33196: Small and Microfinance Development Project
Project 1963 12/9/2002 5/31/2011 Less successful 3,282

* Ratings are based on project completion reports (PCRs) issued in 2010-2013. These ratings are updated when project completion report validation and/or project/program performance evaluation reports become available. As the PCR for each project is usually prepared 12-24 months after project completion, the figures may include information from projects completed earlier than 2010.

Education

Students benefiting from new or improved educational facilities between 2010-2013: 555,523

Total number of students benefiting from new or upgraded physical educational facilities.

Contributing ADB Projects

Type of Assistance Approval Number Approval Date Closing Date Success Rating* Output
40049: Rural Basic Education Project
Project 2380 12/6/2007 10/24/2011 Less successful 120,888
36510: Second Textbook Development
Project 2093 9/29/2004 8/9/2010 Successful 180,000
34160: Education Sector Develoment
Project 1961 12/6/2002 7/27/2010 Partly successful 254,635

* Ratings are based on project completion reports (PCRs) issued in 2010-2013. These ratings are updated when project completion report validation and/or project/program performance evaluation reports become available. As the PCR for each project is usually prepared 12-24 months after project completion, the figures may include information from projects completed earlier than 2010.

Female students benefiting from new or improved educational facilities between 2010-2013: 269,285

Total number of female students benefiting from new or upgraded physical educational facilities.

Contributing ADB Projects

Type of Assistance Approval Number Approval Date Closing Date Success Rating* Output
40049: Rural Basic Education Project
Project 2380 12/6/2007 10/24/2011 Less successful 58,993
36510: Second Textbook Development
Project 2093 9/29/2004 8/9/2010 Successful 90,000
34160: Education Sector Develoment
Project 1961 12/6/2002 7/27/2010 Partly successful 120,292

* Ratings are based on project completion reports (PCRs) issued in 2010-2013. These ratings are updated when project completion report validation and/or project/program performance evaluation reports become available. As the PCR for each project is usually prepared 12-24 months after project completion, the figures may include information from projects completed earlier than 2010.

Male students benefiting from new or improved educational facilities between 2010-2013: 286,238

Total number of male students benefiting from new or upgraded physical educational facilities.

Contributing ADB Projects

Type of Assistance Approval Number Approval Date Closing Date Success Rating* Output
40049: Rural Basic Education Project
Project 2380 12/6/2007 10/24/2011 Less successful 61,895
36510: Second Textbook Development
Project 2093 9/29/2004 8/9/2010 Successful 90,000
34160: Education Sector Develoment
Project 1961 12/6/2002 7/27/2010 Partly successful 134,343

* Ratings are based on project completion reports (PCRs) issued in 2010-2013. These ratings are updated when project completion report validation and/or project/program performance evaluation reports become available. As the PCR for each project is usually prepared 12-24 months after project completion, the figures may include information from projects completed earlier than 2010.

Teacher trained with quality or competency standards between 2010-2013: 16,079

Number of teachers trained who are likely to improve teaching practices and support improvements in curriculum, textbooks, or pedagogy.

Contributing ADB Projects

Type of Assistance Approval Number Approval Date Closing Date Success Rating* Output
36510: Second Textbook Development
Project 2093 9/29/2004 8/9/2010 Successful 1,000
34160: Education Sector Develoment
Project 1961 12/6/2002 7/27/2010 Partly successful 15,079

* Ratings are based on project completion reports (PCRs) issued in 2010-2013. These ratings are updated when project completion report validation and/or project/program performance evaluation reports become available. As the PCR for each project is usually prepared 12-24 months after project completion, the figures may include information from projects completed earlier than 2010.

Female teacher trained with quality or competency standards between 2010-2013: 4,270

Number of female teachers trained who are likely to improve teaching practices and support improvements in curriculum, textbooks, or pedagogy.

Contributing ADB Projects

Type of Assistance Approval Number Approval Date Closing Date Success Rating* Output
36510: Second Textbook Development
Project 2093 9/29/2004 8/9/2010 Successful 500
34160: Education Sector Develoment
Project 1961 12/6/2002 7/27/2010 Partly successful 3,770

* Ratings are based on project completion reports (PCRs) issued in 2010-2013. These ratings are updated when project completion report validation and/or project/program performance evaluation reports become available. As the PCR for each project is usually prepared 12-24 months after project completion, the figures may include information from projects completed earlier than 2010.

Male teacher trained with quality or competency standards between 2010-2013: 11,809

Number of male teachers trained who are likely to improve teaching practices and support improvements in curriculum, textbooks, or pedagogy.

Contributing ADB Projects

Type of Assistance Approval Number Approval Date Closing Date Success Rating* Output
36510: Second Textbook Development
Project 2093 9/29/2004 8/9/2010 Successful 500
34160: Education Sector Develoment
Project 1961 12/6/2002 7/27/2010 Partly successful 11,309

* Ratings are based on project completion reports (PCRs) issued in 2010-2013. These ratings are updated when project completion report validation and/or project/program performance evaluation reports become available. As the PCR for each project is usually prepared 12-24 months after project completion, the figures may include information from projects completed earlier than 2010.

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