Azerbaijan: Yevlax-Ganja Road Rehabilitation Project

Sovereign Project | 35457-012 Status: Closed

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Project Name Yevlax-Ganja Road Rehabilitation Project
Project Number 35457-012
Country Azerbaijan
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 4374-AZE: Yevlax-Ganja Road Rehabilitation Project
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 150,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Knowledge solutions
Sector / Subsector

Transport - Road transport (non-urban)

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Description The objective of the TA is to help the Government prepare the Yevlax-Ganja road rehabilitation project suitable for ADB financing. The Project aims to foster regional cooperation and sustainable economic growth in Azerbaijan by increasing the efficiency and safety of transport between Yevlax and Ganja on the east-west road corridor linking Baku to the Georgian border. Based on the TACIS-funded feasibility study conducted in 2002, the TA will comprise the following components: (i) review and revise, if necessary, the preliminary design; (ii) prepare the scope and implementation arrangements of the Project; (iii) update cost estimates; (iv) undertake an economic analysis; (v) conduct a social and poverty analysis, and prepare the summary poverty reduction and social strategy; (vi) prepare an initial environmental examination or an environmental impact assessment, if necessary; and (vii) review road sector reforms and identify sector issues to be addressed under the 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 Yevlax-Ganja
Safeguard Categories
Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement C
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 About 12.5 person-months of consulting services, including about 4.5 person-months of international consulting services and 8 person-months of domestic consulting services in the fields of highway engineering, transport economics and policies, social and poverty analysis, and environmental assessment. The consultants will be recruited individually according to ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants.
Responsible ADB Officer Hong Wang
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, CWRD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Transport
Mr. Musa Panahov, Deputy Minister
1054, Tbilisi Avenue Baku, AZ1122 Republic of Azerbaijan
Concept Clearance 09 Mar 2004
Fact Finding 27 Jun 2004 to 06 Jul 2004
Approval 12 Aug 2004
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 02 Feb 2007

TA 4374-AZE

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
12 Aug 2004 - 12 Aug 2004 31 Dec 2004 - -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
150,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 150,000.00 12 Aug 2004 132,197.70

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