Tajikistan: Dushanbe-Kyrgyz Border Road Rehabilitation Proj., Phase III

Sovereign Project | 37373-012

Summary

The objective of the TA is to prepare a feasibility study and a preliminary design to rehabilitate the section of the road from Km 217 (Nimich, the Tajikabad Junction) to Km 338 (Tajikistan-Kyrgyzstan border), a total distance of approximately 121 km, and selected rural projects totaling about 100 km.

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Project Name Dushanbe-Kyrgyz Border Road Rehabilitation Proj., Phase III
Project Number 37373-012
Country Tajikistan
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 4784-TAJ: Dushanbe-Kyrgyz Border Road Rehabilitation Proj., Phase III
Japan Special Fund US$ 650,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change
Sector / Subsector

Transport - Road transport (non-urban)

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description The objective of the TA is to prepare a feasibility study and a preliminary design to rehabilitate the section of the road from Km 217 (Nimich, the Tajikabad Junction) to Km 338 (Tajikistan-Kyrgyzstan border), a total distance of approximately 121 km, and selected rural projects totaling about 100 km.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy The proposed project provides the only substantial link between the Rasht Valley and Dushanbe, and it is an integral part of a regional road network in Central Asia that directly links Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, the Peoples Republic of China (PRC), Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan. More broadly, this network is part of a larger network providing links to the ocean ports of Iran and Pakistan to the south, and to Russian Federation to the north.
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 Tajikistan (Tajikistan-Kyrgyzstan border)
Safeguard Categories
Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement B
Indigenous Peoples B
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
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During Project Implementation
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services The TA will require about 13 person-months of international and 40 person-months of domestic consulting services, spreading over 6.5 months to carry out the study as defined in the terms of reference. The international consultants will have had extensive experience in (i) transport economics including financial management, (ii) highway engineering, (iii) geotechnical and environmental analysis, (iv) structure and bridge engineering, (v) road maintenance and road safety, and (vi) poverty and social analysis. The international consultants will utilize domestic consultants with expertise in (i) highway engineering including structural, pavement, geotechnical, hydraulic, and drainage engineering; (ii) transport economics; (iii) road project costing; and (iv) road maintenance; (v) poverty and social analysis; (vi) environmental analysis; (vii) with a field office in Nimich or Dzhrigatal during field work.
Responsible ADB Officer Rustam Ishenaliev
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, CWRD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of TransportMr. Nizom Khakimov, MinisterMtdh@tajik.net14, Aini Street Dushanbe 734042 Tajikistan
Timetable
Concept Clearance 09 Aug 2005
Fact Finding 15 Jan 2006 to 19 Jan 2006
MRM -
Approval 10 May 2006
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 28 Apr 2006
Last PDS Update 03 Aug 2006

TA 4784-TAJ

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
10 May 2006 04 Jul 2006 04 Jul 2006 30 Nov 2006 30 Nov 2007 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
650,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 650,000.00 10 May 2006 641,707.87

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