Afghanistan: Capacity Strengthening of Civil Aviation Sector

Sovereign Project | 37264-012

Summary

The objective of the Technical Assistance (TA) is to upgrade the air safety oversight and improve financial governance of airport operations in Afghanistan. The TA will strengthen the capacity of the Ministry of Transport (MOT) to undertake the air safety oversight, particularly for airworthiness control, flight operations inspection, personnel licensing, air operator certification, and accident and incident investigation, and to maintain its financial management system that will be developed to enhance financial governance of airport operations.

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Project Name Capacity Strengthening of Civil Aviation Sector
Project Number 37264-012
Country Afghanistan
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 4594-AFG: Capacity Strengthening of Civil Aviation Sector
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 1.00 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector Transport - Air transport
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description The objective of the Technical Assistance (TA) is to upgrade the air safety oversight and improve financial governance of airport operations in Afghanistan. The TA will strengthen the capacity of the Ministry of Transport (MOT) to undertake the air safety oversight, particularly for airworthiness control, flight operations inspection, personnel licensing, air operator certification, and accident and incident investigation, and to maintain its financial management system that will be developed to enhance financial governance of airport operations.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
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
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 Two separate teams of international consultants in association with domestic consultants will be engaged for air safety regulatory framework and financial management system respectively using the simplified technical proposal procedures based on the quality- and cost-based selection method and in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants. The air safety regulatory framework will require 35 person-months of consulting services, 15 international and 20 domestic to carry out the TA . The international consultants will have expertise in (i) civil aviation regulation, and (ii) air safety oversight. The domestic consultants will have expertise in (i) civil aviation legislation, and (ii) air safety oversight. The financial management system will require 28 person-months of consulting services, 14 international and 14 domestic. The international and domestic consultants will have expertise in financial management system analysis and design.
Procurement TBD
Responsible ADB Officer Prianka Seneviratne
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, CWRD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Transport_and Civil AviationMr. Raz Muhammad AlamiAnsari Watt, Kabul, Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
Timetable
Concept Clearance 10 Mar 2005
Fact Finding 21 Mar 2005 to 02 Apr 2005
MRM -
Approval 10 Jun 2005
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 20 Aug 2007
Last PDS Update 18 Jan 2008

TA 4594-AFG

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
10 Jun 2005 30 Jun 2005 30 Jun 2005 31 Aug 2006 26 May 2007 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
1,000,000.00 0.00 40,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,040,000.00 10 Jun 2005 465,517.94
Title Document Type Document Date
Capacity Strengthening of the Civil Aviation Sector TA Completion Reports Mar 2008
Capacity Strengthening of Civil Aviation Sector Documents Produced Under Grant/Loans/TA Sep 2007
Capacity Strengthening of the Civil Aviation Sector Technical Assistance Reports Jun 2005

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