Uzbekistan: Aral Sea Area Drought Relief

Sovereign Project | 35496-012

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Project Name Aral Sea Area Drought Relief
Project Number 35496-012
Country Uzbekistan
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 3828-UZB: Aral Sea Area Drought Relief
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 150,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Knowledge solutions
Sector / Subsector

Agriculture, natural resources and rural development - Water-based natural resources management

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Description The TA will assist the Government to finalize the project preparation activities particularly strengthening policy dialogue on sustainable water resource management, beneficiary participation and social/poverty impact assessment. The TA will comprise (i) a review of existing available information and an assessment of the information gaps, (ii) policy dialogue and analysis of sector issues, intitutional, technical, social, environmental, economic and financial aspects to formulate a project fro a $30 million loan, and (iii) preparation of a project proposal to a level of detail suitable for consideration by ADB for funding.
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 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 TA will require 12.5 person-months of consulting services comprising 4.5 person-months for international consultants and 8 person-months for domestic consultants.

The international consultants will have expertise in (i) water supply and management/institutional development/environmental impact assessment;

(ii) social development/poverty reduction/gender issues/community participation, and (iii) economic and financial analysis.

The domestic consultants will have expertise in (i) institutional development; (ii) water supply engineering and management; (iii) social development/poverty reduction/gender development/community participation, and (iv) economic and financial analysis.

Procurement None
Responsible ADB Officer Amy S.P. Leung
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Urban Development and Water Division, CWRD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Macroeconomics and Statistics
Rustam Azimov, Dep Prime Minister & Minister
45A, Uzbekistanskaya Street Tashkent, 700000 Republic of Uzbekistan
Concept Clearance 10 Mar 2001
Fact Finding 11 Mar 2001 to 25 Mar 2001
Approval 03 Jan 2002
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 20 Feb 2007

TA 3828-UZB

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
03 Jan 2002 - 03 Jan 2002 31 Mar 2002 14 Jan 2003 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
150,000.00 0.00 50,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 200,000.00 03 Jan 2002 142,506.94

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