Kyrgyz Republic: Community-Based Infrastructure Services Sector

Sovereign Project | 31197-013

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Project Name Community-Based Infrastructure Services Sector
Project Number 31197-013
Country Kyrgyz Republic
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 1742-KGZ: Community-Based Infrastructure Services Sector
Asian Development Fund US$ 36.00 million
TA 3452-KGZ: Institutional Strengthening for Community-Based Infrastructure Services
Japan Special Fund US$ 650,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change
Sector / Subsector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development - Rural flood protection - Rural sanitation - Rural water policy, institutional and capacity development - Rural water supply services
Health - Health sector development and reform
Transport - Road transport (non-urban)
Water and other urban infrastructure and services - Urban sewerage - Urban water supply
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Effective gender mainstreaming
Description The main objective of the proposed Project is to improve the living and health conditions in selected rural and urban communities, in particular for the poor population, through the provision of safe and adequate water supply and proper sanitation, and improvement of flood control/drainage facilities and local roads. The Project is aimed to achieve its objective by (i) improving the capacity of the Central and Local Governments in the delivery of the infrastructure services; (ii) supporting sanitation and hygiene education; (iii) improving the technical and financial capability of local governments and Vodokanals (urban water and sewerage agencies) in the planning, implementation, and O&M of facilities; and (iv) promoting ownership and community management of both rural and urban community-based infrastructure services. The Project consists of two parts: Part A: Physical Infrastructure; and Part B: Institutional Development.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Inadequate delivery of infrastructure services due to fiscal difficulties, aging infrastructure, and institutional constraints, is affecting both urban and rural communities getting access to basic infrastructure services such as water supply, sanitation, flood control, drainage, and roads that are often poorly designed and inadequately maintained. Accordingly, there is a pressing need to improve these basic infrastructure facilities. There is also a need to build the capacity of the sector agencies concerned to enable them to implement subprojects and to develop their ability to undertake operation and maintenance of the constructed systems. In line with the Government's policy using a decentralized community management approach, the Project will enhance the coverage of basic infrastructure facilities, contribute to improving living and health conditions, in particular for the poor population, and improve the institutional, organizational and managerial capabilities of the sector agencies.

Inadequate delivery of infrastructure services due to fiscal difficulties, aging infrastructure, and institutional constraints, is affecting rural communities access to basic infrastructure services such as water supply, sanitation, flood control, drainage, and roads. There is a pressing need to improve these basic infrastructure facilities, and to build the capacity of the sector agencies concerned to implement subprojects and develop local capacity to operate and maintain the constructed systems. In line with the Government's policy of using a decentralized community management approach, the Project will enhance the coverage of basic infrastructure facilities, contribute to improving living and health conditions, in particular for the poor, and improve the institutional, organizational and managerial capabilities of the sector agencies.

Impact
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Chui, Jalal-Abad, Batken and Osh oblasts
Safeguard Categories
Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services The Project will require 67 person-months international and 779 person-months domestic consulting services for assistance with (i) preparation of technical and socioeconomic surveys, and feasibility studies; (ii) review of technical studies; (iii) preparation of detailed engineering designs and contract documents; (iv) supervision of construction; and (v) preparation and implementation of the capacity-building program. Advance action on recruitment of consultants was approved.
Procurement The procurement of goods and services financed under the Bank loan will be undertaken in accordance with the Bank's Guidelines for Procurement. International competitive bidding (ICB) procedures will be applied for supply contracts estimated to cost the equivalent of $500,000 or more. Supply contracts with a value less than $500,000 equivalent will follow international shopping procedures, except for supply contracts with a value of less than $50,000 equivalent, which may be procured by direct purchase. Local competitive bidding procedures will be applied for civil works contracts are valued at less than $2.0 million each.
Responsible ADB Officer Cholpon Mambetova
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Kyrgyz Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Agriculture and Water ResourcesMr. Nurmamat Mullakeldievcbissp@infotel.kgUl. Kievskaya 96A
Bishkek 720300, Kyrgyz Republic
Timetable
Concept Clearance 07 Mar 2000
Fact Finding 20 Oct 1999 to 09 Nov 1999
MRM 13 Dec 1999
Approval 08 Jun 2000
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 04 Dec 2006
Last PDS Update 18 Jun 2009

Loan 1742-KGZ

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
08 Jun 2000 01 Sep 2000 28 Nov 2000 31 Dec 2006 30 Apr 2009 27 Jan 2010
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 45.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 36.00 08 Jun 2000 39.14 0.00 100%
Counterpart 9.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 08 Jun 2000 39.14 0.00 100%

TA 3452-KGZ

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
08 Jun 2000 13 Jul 2000 13 Jul 2000 31 Jul 2001 31 May 2003 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
650,000.00 0.00 70,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 720,000.00 08 Jun 2000 629,751.74
Title Document Type Document Date
Community-Based Infrastructure Services Sector Project Project/Program Completion Reports Dec 2010
Institutional Strengthening for Community-Based Infrastructure Services TA Completion Reports Jun 2003
Community-Based Infrastructure Services Sector Project Reports and Recommendations of the President Jun 2000

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Evaluation Documents

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Title Document Type Document Date
Kyrgyz Republic: Community-Based Infrastructure Services Sector Project Validations of Project Completion Reports Nov 2011

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  • 05 Mar 2010 | Project Result / Case Study

    Providing Safe Water at the Doorstep in the Kyrgyz Republic

    Josholu Village, Kyrgyz Republic - Who would have thought that the Kyrgyz Republic, which possesses the richest water resources in Central Asia, would have a problem with the supply of fresh water? Most people in the mountainous areas of the country rely on rivers for their water, walking miles with buckets to collect the precious resource. But all that is changing, thanks to a grant by ADB, which is improving water supply and sanitation infrastructure in rural areas.