Uzbekistan: Transport Sector Strategy (2006-2020)

Sovereign Project | 37691-012

Summary

The objective of the TA is to examine the transport sector in Uzbekistan, and make recommendations for ADB's future interventions in the sector. The study will assist in developing projects linked to ADB's program focus areas of managing the transition (particularly institutional development) and unlocking the potential for future growth (encouraging regional cooperation and trade). Projects to be identified will include those facilitating regional cooperation in transport. The TA will study all the major subsectors comprising the transport sector, with emphasis on roads, railways, aviation, and intermodal transport. Outputs will include information on and analysis of each subsector, topics for policy reform, list of projects for ADB funding, and a development plan for each subsector.

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Project Name Transport Sector Strategy (2006-2020)
Project Number 37691-012
Country Uzbekistan
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 4659-UZB: Transport Sector Strategy (2006-2020)
Japan Special Fund US$ 600,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector Transport - Road transport (non-urban)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description The objective of the TA is to examine the transport sector in Uzbekistan, and make recommendations for ADB's future interventions in the sector. The study will assist in developing projects linked to ADB's program focus areas of managing the transition (particularly institutional development) and unlocking the potential for future growth (encouraging regional cooperation and trade). Projects to be identified will include those facilitating regional cooperation in transport. The TA will study all the major subsectors comprising the transport sector, with emphasis on roads, railways, aviation, and intermodal transport. Outputs will include information on and analysis of each subsector, topics for policy reform, list of projects for ADB funding, and a development plan for each subsector.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy Uzbekistan is a focal point for international transit trade in the east-west (People's Republic of China, Central Asia, and Europe) and north-south (from Russian Federation, to South Asia and Iran). It is a signaotry to a number of bilateral and multilateral agreements with neighboring countries and internationl organizations for facilitating international transport through the country.
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Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
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Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Strategically located between Europe and Asia.
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 39 person-months of consulting services, comprising 14 person-months of international and 25 person-months of domestic input to carry out the terms of reference. The team of consultants from an international consulting firm in association with domestic consultants, will be engaged using simplified technical procedure and quality and cost-based selection method in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants and other arrangements satisfactory to ADB for selecting and engaging the domestic consultants. The international consultants will have expertise in transport planning, transport economics, technical issues relating to road, rail, air, river and urban transport, institutional and legal issues, and logistics and, multimodal transport development. The domestic consultant will have expertise in issues relating to (i) roads, (ii) railways, (iii) civil aviation, (iv) river transport, (v) urban transport, and (vi) logistics.
Responsible ADB Officer Shakeel Ahmad Khan
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, CWRD
Executing Agencies
Uzbek Asso of Transprt and Transport CommunicationMr. Fuod Bahadirov, Head of DepartmentTashkent, Uzbekistan
Timetable
Concept Clearance 10 Mar 2005
Fact Finding 19 Apr 2005 to 22 Apr 2005
MRM -
Approval 03 Oct 2005
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 09 Aug 2006
Last PDS Update 04 Sep 2007

TA 4659-UZB

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
03 Oct 2005 14 Dec 2005 14 Dec 2005 30 Sep 2006 15 May 2007 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
600,000.00 0.00 165,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 765,000.00 03 Oct 2005 524,962.86
Title Document Type Document Date
Transport Sector Strategy (2006-2020) TA Completion Reports Sep 2007
Transport Sector Strategy 2006-2020 Consultants' Reports Dec 2006
Transport Sector Strategy (2006-2020) (Financed by the Japan Special Fund) Technical Assistance Reports Oct 2005

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