Tajikistan: Rural Development

Sovereign Project | 37530-022

Summary

The TA will help the Government design an investment project to provide an integrated approach to agriculture and rural development.

The TA will be divided into two phases. The key output in phase I (3 months) will be a broad strategic plan for the development of the selected area and the identification of investment activities to be funded by ADB. The strategy will cover policy, legal, institutional and investment aspects. Phase II (5 months) will produce a detailed feasibility study for ADB's Project, and institutional and monitoring and evaluation mechanisms for the implementation of the broader strategic plan and project activities.

Latest Project Documents

Title Document Date
Rural Development Project Jun 2005

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Project Name Rural Development
Project Number 37530-022
Country Tajikistan
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 4598-TAJ: Rural Development
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 700,000.00
Poverty Reduction Fund US$ 150,000.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Partnerships
Sector / Subsector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development - Agricultural policy, institutional and capacity development
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Gender equity
Description

The TA will help the Government design an investment project to provide an integrated approach to agriculture and rural development.

The TA will be divided into two phases. The key output in phase I (3 months) will be a broad strategic plan for the development of the selected area and the identification of investment activities to be funded by ADB. The strategy will cover policy, legal, institutional and investment aspects. Phase II (5 months) will produce a detailed feasibility study for ADB's Project, and institutional and monitoring and evaluation mechanisms for the implementation of the broader strategic plan and project activities.

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 The geographical location for the proposed project will be agreed at the beginning of the TA, based on selection criteria to be agreed with the Government.
Safeguard Categories
Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples B
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 be undertaken over 8 months in two phases. About 76 person-months of consulting services (22 international and 54 domestic) will be required. The international experts will include: a team leader-economist-planner (8 months), institutional development specialist (2 months phase I and 2 months phase II), agriculture economist (2 months phase II), environmentalist (1 month phase I and 2 months phase II), sociologist (2 months phase II) and others (3 months) as needed.

The domestic experts will include: economist/deputy team leader (8 months), institutional specialist (7 months), rural engineer (7 months), rural sociologist (7 months), agribusiness specialist (1 month phase I and 4 months phase II), environmental specialist/sustainable land management (7 months), agriculture/livestock specialist (7 months) and others (6 months) as needed.

The services of a firm will be engaged in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants and other arrangements acceptable to ADB for engaging domestic consultants. A simplified technical proposal using the quality- and cost-based selection procedure will be adopted for recruiting the consulting firm.

Procurement None.
Responsible ADB Officer Randall Jones
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Energy Division, CWRD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of AgricultureMr. Voris S. Madaminov, Minister of Agriculture44 Hudaki Street,Dushanbe Tajikistan
Timetable
Concept Clearance 10 Mar 2003
Fact Finding 15 Nov 2004 to 23 Nov 2004
MRM -
Approval 14 Jun 2005
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 03 Nov 2008

TA 4598-TAJ

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
14 Jun 2005 29 Jul 2005 29 Jul 2005 31 Mar 2006 30 Mar 2007 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
700,000.00 150,000.00 182,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,032,000.00 14 Jun 2005 796,585.74
Title Document Type Document Date
Rural Development Project Technical Assistance Reports Jun 2005

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