Regional: Facilitation of Transport Cooperation Among Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation Countries (Phase I)

Sovereign Project | 39540-012 Status: Closed

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Project Name Facilitation of Transport Cooperation Among Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation Countries (Phase I)
Project Number 39540-012
Country Regional
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 6294-REG: Facilitation of Transport Cooperation Among Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation Countries (Phase I)
Japan Special Fund US$ 650,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Regional integration
Drivers of Change Knowledge solutions
Sector / Subsector

Transport - Transport policies and institutional development

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Description
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 road from Bishkek in the Kyrgyz Republic to Kashi in the PRC via Torugart; the Dunshanbe-Tursunzade road in Tajikistan, and the Angren-Gulistan road in 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 The TA will require 58.5 person-months of consultant inputs (17.5 international and 41.0 domestic). This includes (i) a consulting firm for 34.5 person-months (17.5 international and 17 domestic) for prefeasibility study on development and improvement of four selected regional transport corridors, and (ii) an individual domestic consultant for 24 person-months for support to TSCC activities. The international consultant's team for prefeasibility study on development and improvement of four selected regional transport corridors will comprise a transport economist/team leader, a road engineer, a railway specialist, a social development specialist, and an environment specialist. The international consultant will be supported by domestic consultant with same expertise. The governments of the CAREC countries to be involved in the prefeasibility studies of the selected transport corridors (i.e., Azerbaijan, Kyrgyz Republic, PRC, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan) will provide offices with appropriate furnishings, counterpart staff, and administrative support to the consultant. The individual domestic consultant for support to TSCC activities will have experience and expertise in regional transport cooperation. All the consultants will be engaged by ADB in accordance with the Guidelines on the Use of Consultants by Asian Development Bank and its Borrowers and other arrangements acceptable to ADB for selecting and engaging domestic consultants. The consulting firm will be recruited according to ADB's quality- and cost-based selection method under simplified technical proposals.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Hong Wang
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, CWRD
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank
6 ADB Avenue,
Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines

Timetable

Concept Clearance 10 Mar 2005
Fact Finding 12 Oct 2005 to 13 Oct 2005
MRM -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 03 May 2006
Last PDS Update 14 Feb 2008

TA 6294-REG

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
21 Dec 2005 - 21 Dec 2005 31 Dec 2007 30 Jun 2008 -
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 21 Dec 2005 567,394.49

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