Regional: Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation: Transport Sector Strategy Study

Sovereign Project | 37362-012

Summary

The TA aims to develop a Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) transport sector strategy that will guide CAREC cooperation activities to develop an efficient regional transport network to optimally link the region internally and with the rest of the world. The TA will be implemented in two phases. Phase I will give an overview of the CAREC regional transport networks and cross-border arrangements. Phase II will develop a CAREC transport sector strategy.

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Project Name Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation: Transport Sector Strategy Study
Project Number 37362-012
Country Regional
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 6347-REG: Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation: Transport Sector Strategy Study
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 950,000.00
TA 6347-REG: Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation: Transport Sector Strategy Study (Supplementary)
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 325,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Regional integration
Drivers of Change Private sector development
Sector / Subsector Transport - Road transport (non-urban)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description The TA aims to develop a Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) transport sector strategy that will guide CAREC cooperation activities to develop an efficient regional transport network to optimally link the region internally and with the rest of the world. The TA will be implemented in two phases. Phase I will give an overview of the CAREC regional transport networks and cross-border arrangements. Phase II will develop a CAREC transport sector strategy.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy The TA is consistent to ADB's CAREC Regional Cooperation Strategy and Program. The latest CAREC regional cooperation strategy and program update reconfirms transport as one of priority sectors under CAREC and for ADB support.
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 Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, People's Republic of China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Mongolia, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan
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 32 person-months of international consulting inputs to be provided by an international consulting firm. Domestic consultants in selected CAREC countries may be engaged up to 26 person-months to support international consultants' work. All consultants will be engaged by ADB in accordance with the Guidelines on the Use of Consultants, using the quality - and cost-based selection procedures and simplified technical proposals.
Responsible ADB Officer Haruya Koide
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, CWRD
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank Haruya Koidehkoide@adb.orgCentral and West Asia Department
Timetable
Concept Clearance 13 Jul 2006
Fact Finding 24 Aug 2006 to 25 Aug 2006
MRM -
Approval 12 Oct 2006
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 18 Jul 2006
Last PDS Update 16 Jan 2009

TA 6347-REG

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
12 Oct 2006 - 12 Oct 2006 31 Dec 2007 31 Dec 2008 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
1,275,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,275,000.00 12 Oct 2006 1,217,392.71

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