Project Data Sheet

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PDS Creation Date 24 Aug 2006
PDS Updated as of 22 May 2011

Project Name Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in Basic Education
Country Uzbekistan
Project/Program Number 37698-012
Status Closed
Geographical Location Uzbekistan
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Sector Education
Subsector Pre-Primary and Basic Education
Strategic Agendas
Drivers of Change
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories


Type/Modality of Assistance Approval Number Source of Funding Approved Amount (thousand)
Technical Assistance4495Technical Assistance Special Fund600

Safeguard Categories

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Environment C

Summary of Environmental and Social Issues

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples

Stakeholder Communication, Participation and Consultation

The TA team completed 1. the feasibility study that was used as the basis to prepare Loan 2191 ICT in Basic Education and 2. the Uzbekistan National Strategy for ICT in basic Education, used as a basis for the Government policy on ICT.

During Project Design
During Project Implementation


The Project will improve the quality, relevance and equitable access of basic education for all students, including students in poor and remote areas. The outcome of the Project is to improve learning through ICT use in priority subject areas in grades 5-9 in project schools with a pro-poor focus. The Project comprises four components: (i) establishment of school clusters for ICT; (ii) strengthening teacher and staff development for ICT; (iii) learning materials development; and (iv) capacity building and management support.

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 Aug 24
Consulting Services
The TA will require 43 person-months (pm) of consulting services, consisting of 17 pm of international consultants and 26 pm of domestic consultants. The international consultants will have expertise including that in ICT strategy in basic education, integrating ICT in learning and teaching including curriculum and content development, capacity building (teaching and management), institutional development, financial sustainability, hardware and support, and economic and financial analysis. A firm of international consultants in association with domestic consultants will be engaged in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants.
Procurement and Consulting Notices


Concept Clearance
Fact-finding 12 Oct 2004 to 29 Oct 2004
Management Review Meeting
Approval 17 Dec 2004
Last Review Mission


Approval No. Approval Signing Effectivity Closing
Original Revised Actual
Technical Assistance 4495 17 Dec 2004 12 Feb 2005 12 Feb 2005 28 Feb 2006 28 Feb 2007


Date Approval Number ADB (US$ thousand) Others (US$ thousand) Net Percentage
Cumulative Contract Awards
Cumulative Disbursements

TA Amount (US$ thousand)

Approval Number Approved Amount Revised Amount Total Commitment Uncommitted Balance Total Disbursement Undisbursed Balance
Technical Assistance 4495 600 600 552 48 552 48

Contacts and Update Details

Responsible ADB Officer Manuela Prina (
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Divisions Public Management, Financial Sector and Trade Division, CWRD
Executing Agencies Ministry of Public Education
R. Aklidinov


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