Uzbekistan: Western Uzbekistan Rural Water Supply Project

Sovereign Project | 35496-013 Status: Closed

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Project Name Western Uzbekistan Rural Water Supply Project
Project Number 35496-013
Country Uzbekistan
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 1903-UZB: Western Uzbekistan Rural Water Supply Project
Ordinary capital resources US$ 38.00 million
Loan: Western Uzbekistan Rural Water Supply Project
Ministry of Finance (France) US$ 2.00 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Sector / Subsector

Agriculture, natural resources and rural development - Rural sanitation - Rural water policy, institutional and capacity development - Rural water supply services

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Some gender elements
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome Safe water is being provided. Water losses have been substantially reduced. First quantitative evaluation should be done by a project completion mission scheduled for September 2011
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues) All civil work contracts were completed satisfactorily; all rehabilitated and newly build facilities have substantially improved the supply of safe water to the targeted population. Loan Closing was 30 June 2011 as schedulled
Geographical Location rural communities in Karakalpakstan and Khorezm

Safeguard Categories

Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects The Project was categorized as category B , for environment impacts. Environmental Compliance Audit Report is being prepared and be submitted before project completion mission.
Involuntary Resettlement The Project was categorized as C , for the involuntary resettlement.
Indigenous Peoples The Project was categorized as C , for the indigenous people.
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services The Project will require 254 person-months of consulting services (32 person-months of international and 222 person-months of domestic) for potable water resource management, subproject selection, procurement advice, financial management, detailed engineering design, project management, community participation and health awareness development. Consultants will be engaged in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants based on the Quality and Cost-based Selection Method and other arrangements satisfactory to ADB for the engagement of domestic consultants.
Procurement The procurement of goods and services to be financed by the ADB loan will be undertaken in accordance with ADB's Guidelines for Procurement. International competitive bidding procedures will be applied for supply contracts estimated to cost the equivalent of $500,000 or more, and civil works contracts valued at over $1.0 million. Supply contracts with a value of $500,000 equivalent or less will follow international shopping procedures except for supply contracts with a value of $100,000 equivalent or less, which may be procured by direct purchase or local competitive bidding, as applicable. Civil works contracts valued at $1.0 million equivalent or less will be carried out under local competitive bidding.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Rafael Nadyrshin
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Uzbekistan Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Macroeconomics and Statistics
Rustam S. Azimov, First Deputy Prime Minister
5 Mustakillik Maydoni Tashkent, Uzbekistan 700008
Ministry of Economy
Mr. Asatilla Salimov
Tashkent 700003, Uzbekistan Str 45A


Concept Clearance 08 Mar 2002
Fact Finding 04 Jul 2001 to 08 Jul 2001
MRM 23 Nov 2001
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 12 Dec 2006
Last PDS Update 25 Jul 2011

Loan 1903-UZB

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
02 May 2002 11 May 2002 09 Jun 2003 31 Mar 2006 30 Jun 2011 09 Dec 2011
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 67.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 38.00 02 May 2002 29.40 0.00 100%
Counterpart 27.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 2.00 02 May 2002 29.40 0.00 100%
Status of Covenants
Category Sector Safeguards Social Financial Economic Others
Rating - - - - - Satisfactory
Title Document Type Document Date
Western Uzbekistan Rural Water Supply Project Project/Program Completion Reports Dec 2011
Western Uzbekistan Rural Water Supply Project Reports and Recommendations of the President Apr 2002

Safeguard Documents See also: Safeguards

Safeguard documents provided at the time of project/facility approval may also be found in the list of linked documents provided with the Report and Recommendation of the President.

None currently available.

Evaluation Documents See also: Independent Evaluation

Title Document Type Document Date
Uzbekistan: Western Uzbekistan Rural Water Supply Project Validations of Project Completion Reports Dec 2013

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