Project Data Sheets (PDS) contain summary information on the project or program: Because the PDS is a work in progress, some information may not be included in its initial version but will be added as it becomes available. Information about proposed projects is tentative and indicative.
|PDS Creation Date||03 Oct 2006|
|PDS Updated as of||02 Jun 2009|
|Project Name||Dushanbe-Kyrgyz Border Road Rehabilitation Project (Phase I)|
|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||Transport and ICT
|Drivers of Change||–|
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories||–|
|Type/Modality of Assistance||Approval Number||Source of Funding||Approved Amount (thousand)|
|Loan||2062||Asian Development Fund||15,000|
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The project will have no particular adverse impact on vulnerable groups and no negative implication for gender concerns or indigenous people. No resettlement activities will be necessary and there will be no resettlement effects.
The project is classified as categy B according to ADB's classification system and there will be no major adverse impact on environment. The project activities occured within the existing alignment.
The proposed project design was discussed in detail with local government officials and representatives of the affected communities. The communities were aware of the proposed Project and of the implications for their welfare.
|During Project Design
|During Project Implementation
|The objective of the Project is to reduce poverty by reducing the cost of road transport and improving access to markets, and to increase regional trade and cooperation by rehabilitating the road linking Dushanbe to Darband in the Rasht Valley and onwards to the Kyrgyz Republic. The Project will (i) reduce transport costs on the Dushanbe-Darband road; (ii) provide agricultural and industrial enterprises with all-weather access to markets within the country, (iii) improve access of the rural poor population to market opportunities, other economic activities, and social services by improving rural roads; and (iv) strengthen the Government's institutional capacities for efficient management of the national road network. The Project comprises: (i) improvement of about 140 km of the mostly two-lane highway from Dushanbe to Darband, through a combination of rehabilitation of km 22-95, heavy maintenance of km 96-150, and minor works on the km 9-22 section; (ii) improvement of 77 km of rural roads located in the project area; (iii) consulting services for construction supervision, monitoring and evaluation, implementation of measures to improve road safety, auditing, and project management; and (iv) procurement of maintenance equipment for heavy maintenance of the km 95-150 section and routine maintenance of all of the improved road sections.|
|The Project will rehabilitate a key national and international transport corridor. The project road provides the primary link between Dushanbe and the Rasht Valley, to the northeast. For several months during the winter, the road also serves as a link between the northern Sugdh oblast (province) and the rest of Rajikistan. The project area was the scene of heavy fighting during Tajikistan's civil war in the mid-1990s and has a poverty incidence of 91%. The improvement of the rural roads will improve access to the main road for poor villages not located on the main road, and therefore improve access to regional markets and Dushanbe.|
|Description of Outcome
|Progress Towards Outcome
|Description of Project Outputs
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
|Status of Development Objectives
|Date of First Listing||2006 Oct 03|
International consulting services for 44 person-months will be provided by a firm for construction supervision, project impact monitoring and evaluation, implementation of measures to improve road safety, auditing, and project management. The international consultants will also provide on-the-job training to the counterpart staff and domestic consultants. In association with the international consultants, domestic consulting services totalling 300 person-months will be provided for construction supervision, contract management and other technical advisory assistance; as well as for assisting the international consultants in monitoring the social and poverty impact of the Project through household survey and data analysis.
All procurement to be financed under the ADB loan will be carried out in accordance with ADB's Guidelines for Procurement. Contracts valued in excess of $500,000 for goods and $1.0 million for civil works will be procured through international competitive bidding (ICB). Supply contracts not exceeding $500,000 will be procured through international shopping (IS). Civil works for rehabilitation of the Kofarnikhon-Faisobad-Obigarm sections (km 22-95) have been packaged into two contracts and will follow ICB procedures. Civil works for the km 9-22 and km 95-150 sections and also the rural road improvement component will be procured under local competitive bidding procedures. Supply contracts for the equipment will be packaged based on the technical requirements of the equipment and will be finalized during project implementation.
|Procurement and Consulting Notices
|Fact-finding||11 Feb 2003 to 21 Feb 2003|
|Management Review Meeting||14 May 2003|
|Approval||18 Dec 2003|
|Last Review Mission||–|
|Loan 2062||18 Dec 2003||05 Mar 2004||15 Apr 2004||31 Dec 2008||–||21 Apr 2009|
|Date||Approval Number||ADB (US$ thousand)||Others (US$ thousand)||Net Percentage|
|Cumulative Contract Awards|
|21 Aug 2014||Loan 2062||14,639||0||98.00%|
|21 Aug 2014||Loan 2062||14,899||0||100.00%|
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|Sector||Social||Financial||Economic||Others||Safeguards||Project Financial Statements|
|Responsible ADB Officer||Jeffrey M. Miller (firstname.lastname@example.org)|
|Responsible ADB Department||Central and West Asia Department|
|Responsible ADB Divisions||Infrastructure Division, CWRD|
Ministry of Transport
Mr. N. Hakimov
|List of Project Documents||http://www.adb.org/projects/34569-013/documents|