Project Data Sheet

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PDS Creation Date 05 Dec 2006
PDS Updated as of 06 Dec 2010

Project Name Agriculture Rehabilitation Project
Country Tajikistan
Project/Program Number 32494-023
Status Approved
Geographical Location The project area is located in two oblasts; Khojabakirgan in Sughd Oblast, and Vakhsh and Kyzylsu-Yakhsu irrigation schemes in Khatlon Oblast.
In preparing any country program or strategy, financing any project, or by making any designation of, or reference to, a particular territory or geographic area in this document, the Asian Development Bank does not intend to make any judgments as to the legal or other status of any territory or area.
Sector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Subsector Agriculture and Rural Sector Development
Strategic Agendas
Drivers of Change
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories


Type/Modality of Assistance Approval Number Source of Funding Approved Amount (thousand)

Safeguard Categories

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Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement C
Indigenous Peoples C

Summary of Environmental and Social Issues


Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples

Stakeholder Communication, Participation and Consultation

Not required

During Project Design
During Project Implementation


The Project's objectives are to (i) improve living conditions of the project area farming communities, and (ii) institute measures to sustain benefits of improvements implemented under the Project. The Project has the following components: (i) agriculture support services for Dehkan farms, (ii) rehabilitation of irrigation and drainage systems and related institutional support, (iii) improvement of rural potable water supply systems, and (iv) project management, monitoring, and evaluation. The Project was earlier listed as Agriculture Rehabilitation Sector Development Program. In February 2006, at the request of the Government, the Project's scope was enhanced to finance the rehabilitation of the Pianj river protection works and the dehkonobod canal which were damaged after a flood in June 2005.

Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Development Impact

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Towards Outcome

Outputs and Implementation Progress

Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Status of Development Objectives
Material Changes

Business Opportunities

Date of First Listing 2006 Dec 05
Consulting Services
The consulting services will be provided by international consulting firm(s) in association with domestic consulting firm(s) to be engaged in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants and other arrangements acceptable to ADB for the engagement of the domestic consultants. The Project will provide a total of 1,951 person-months of consulting services, comprising 89 person-months of international and 1,862 person-months of domestic consultants. The consultants will assist the EA in (i) agriculture support services, (ii) institutional capacity building, (iii) surveys, design, preparation of tender document, bid evaluation and construction supervision, and (iv) project management, monitoring and evaluation.
Machinery, equipment, civil works, and services for rehabilitating irrigation, drainage and potable water supply systems; as well as vehicles, office equipment, and materials required for project implementation and monitoring will be procured following ADB's Guidelines for Procurement. An equipment and material procurement contract estimated to cost the equivalent of $1.0 million or more will be awarded on the basis of international competitive bidding. Contracts costing less than $1.0 million will be on the basis of international shopping procedures acceptable to ADB. Small supply contracts costing les than $100,000 will be procured through direct purchase. The award of all equipment contracts will be subject to approval by ADB. Each civil works contract estimated to cost the equivalent of $1.0 million or more will be awarded on the basis of international competitive bidding among prequalified contractors as described in ADB's Guidelines for Procurement. Civil works packages costing less than $1.0 million will be carried out on the basis of local competitive bidding procedures acceptable to ADB. For works whose size, nature and location make it unsuitable for competitive bidding, and the EA has the facilities and capacity to implement these works expeditiously and at reasonable cost, ADB may agree to force account procedures. The works to be implemented through force account will be determined during implementation. The upper limit for a force account works packages will be $50,000.
Procurement and Consulting Notices


Concept Clearance
Management Review Meeting 02 Oct 2001
Approval 18 Dec 2002
Last Review Mission


Approval No. Approval Signing Effectivity Closing
Original Revised Actual
Loan 1980 18 Dec 2002 02 May 2003 14 Aug 2003 30 Sep 2009 20 Oct 2010


Date Approval Number ADB (US$ thousand) Others (US$ thousand) Net Percentage
Cumulative Contract Awards
01 Oct 2014 Loan 1980 39,348 0 98.00%
Cumulative Disbursements
01 Oct 2014 Loan 1980 40,103 0 100.00%

Status of Covenants

Covenants are categorized under the following categories—audited accounts, safeguards, social, sector, financial, economic, and others. Covenant compliance is rated by category by applying the following criteria: (i) Satisfactory—all covenants in the category are being complied with, with a maximum of one exception allowed, (ii) Partly Satisfactory—a maximum of two covenants in the category are not being complied with, (iii) Unsatisfactory—three or more covenants in the category are not being complied with. As per the 2011 Public Communications Policy, covenant compliance ratings for Project Financial Statements apply only to projects whose invitation for negotiation falls after 2 April 2012.

Approval No. Category
Sector Social Financial Economic Others Safeguards Project Financial Statements
Loan 1980

Contacts and Update Details

Responsible ADB Officer Zarrina Abdulalieva (
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Divisions CWAE
Executing Agencies Ministry of Land Reclamation and Water Resources
Mr. Rakhmat Bobokalonov


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