Tajikistan: Community-Based Rural Roads Maintenance Project

Sovereign Project | 39034-012

Summary

The objective of the Project is to alleviate rural poverty and raise living standards of rural communities through increased access to basic social, economic, and income-generating activities. The outcome of the Project is to establish and prove sustainable and cost-effective community-based road maintenance system in the project area. The expected outputs are (i) generated employment and income for the rural poor through contracts for minor repair and maintenance of rural roads; (ii) improved rural roads (350 km) for access to the villages; (iii) secured sustainable access to education, health, markets, and regional economic centers; and (iv) institutional capacity building of government and non-government organizations at local levels, development of small and very small contractors and communities to manage and execute on a sustainable basis the maintenance and minor repair of rural roads.

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Project Name Community-Based Rural Roads Maintenance Project
Project Number 39034-012
Country Tajikistan
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Grant
Source of Funding / Amount
Grant 9078-TAJ: Community-Based Rural Roads Maintenance Project
Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction US$ 1.80 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change
Sector / Subsector Transport - Transport policies and institutional development
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Description The objective of the Project is to alleviate rural poverty and raise living standards of rural communities through increased access to basic social, economic, and income-generating activities. The outcome of the Project is to establish and prove sustainable and cost-effective community-based road maintenance system in the project area. The expected outputs are (i) generated employment and income for the rural poor through contracts for minor repair and maintenance of rural roads; (ii) improved rural roads (350 km) for access to the villages; (iii) secured sustainable access to education, health, markets, and regional economic centers; and (iv) institutional capacity building of government and non-government organizations at local levels, development of small and very small contractors and communities to manage and execute on a sustainable basis the maintenance and minor repair of rural roads.
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 Tajikistan
Safeguard Categories
Environment C
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
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 JFPR consultants (international and local) will be engaged individually by ADB in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on Use of Consultants, and based on a no-objection from the EA. Consulting services will be conducted over a period of 36 months, requiring approximately 15 person-months of international and 111 person-months of domestic input. The international consultant will be appointed as the Project Manager.
Procurement Improvement of about 140 km of the mostly two-lane highway from Dushanbe to Nurobod, through a combination of rehabilitation of km 22-95, minor rehabilitation of km 95-150, and minor works on the km 9-22 section. Improvement of 77 km of local roads in the project area.
Responsible ADB Officer Heeyoung Hong
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, CWRD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of TransportMr. Hakimov Nizom, Executive Directorpiurr@tojikiston.com14, Aini Street Dushanbe 734042 Tajikistan
Timetable
Concept Clearance 11 Mar 2005
Fact Finding 27 May 2005 to 08 Jun 2005
MRM 14 Jul 2005
Approval 04 Nov 2005
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 01 Sep 2009
Last PDS Update 20 Apr 2010

Grant 9078-TAJ

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
04 Nov 2005 08 Nov 2005 08 Nov 2005 30 Apr 2009 21 Sep 2009 30 Apr 2010
Financing Plan Grant Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 2.30 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 0.00 04 Nov 2005 0.00 1.66 92%
Counterpart 0.50 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 1.80 04 Nov 2005 0.00 1.66 92%
Title Document Type Document Date
Community-Based Rural Road Maintenance Project Implementation Completion Memorandum Apr 2010
Community-Based Rural Roads Maintenance Project Documents Produced Under Grant/Loans/TA Apr 2007
Community-Based Rural Road Maintenance Project Grant Assistance Reports Oct 2005

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