Uzbekistan: Rural Savings and Credit Union Development Project

Sovereign Project | 33196-012 Status: Closed

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Project Name Rural Savings and Credit Union Development Project
Project Number 33196-012
Country Uzbekistan
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 3254-UZB: Rural Savings and Credit Union Development Project
Japan Special Fund US$ 600,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change
Sector / Subsector

Finance - Inclusive finance

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Description The objectives of the TA are to support the development of a legal and regulatory framework for the establishment of SCUs and to help Government prepare a project to be financed with Bank support. The TA will be implemented in two phases. Phase 1 will identify policy constraints and assist Government in the establishment an appropriate legal and regulatory framework for SCUs. Phase 2 will continue and expand activities initiated under Phase 1 and assist the Government in the preparation of a project.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location
Safeguard Categories
Environment C
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 TA will be undertaken over a twelve-month period and is expected to commence in January 2000. About 21 person-months of international consulting services and 18 person-months of domestic consulting services will be required with the following expertise: team leader (credit union advisor/specialist), economist, credit union formation specialist, credit union examination and supervision specialist, and a lawyer. The services of a firm will be engaged in accordance with the Bank's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants. Procurement of equipment will be undertaken in accordance with procedures acceptable to the Bank.
Responsible ADB Officer R. Narasimham
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Public Management, Financial Sector and Trade Division, CWRD
Executing Agencies
Central Bank of the Republic of Uzbekistan
Mr. K. K. Rustamov, Deputy Chairman
Tashkent, Uzbekistan
Concept Clearance 10 Mar 1999
Fact Finding 20 Jun 1999 to 28 Jun 1999
Approval 09 Sep 1999
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 27 Feb 2007

TA 3254-UZB

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
09 Sep 1999 25 Sep 1999 25 Sep 1999 31 Oct 2000 30 Jun 2002 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
600,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 600,000.00 09 Sep 1999 548,846.38

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