Kazakhstan: Capacity Development for Due-Diligence Assessments of Projects

Sovereign Project | 41121-032

Summary

To build the EA's capacity in econmic and safeguard assessments of projects by helping the EA refine and finalize the economic and safeguard due-diligence reports for the tranche 2 project in conformity to ADB requirements.

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Project Name Capacity Development for Due-Diligence Assessments of Projects
Project Number 41121-032
Country Kazakhstan
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7254-KAZ: Capacity Development for Due-Diligence Assessments of Projects
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 225,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Regional integration
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Health - Health insurance and subsidized health programs

Transport - Road transport (non-urban)

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Some gender elements
Description To build the EA's capacity in econmic and safeguard assessments of projects by helping the EA refine and finalize the economic and safeguard due-diligence reports for the tranche 2 project in conformity to ADB requirements.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact Timely implementation of the CAREC transport corridor 1 (Zhambyl Oblast) investment program.
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome EA's improved capacity to preapare projects acceptable to ADB.
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs Economic, social, and environmental due- diligence reports for tranche 2 section from Kulan to Blagoveschenka prepared in conformity to ADB's requirements
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Kazakhstan
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 requires 12.5 person-months of consulting services (4.5 international and 8 national). Three teams of consultants are needed: (i) Environment Team (1 international and 2 national), (ii) Resettlement Team (1 international and 2 national), and (iii) Transport Economist. The Environment Team will assist the EA in finalizing the environmental impact assessment (EIA) and summary EIA. The Resettlement Team will assist the EA in finalizing the Land Acquisition and Resettlement Plan. The Transport Economist will prepare the economic evaluation fo the tranche 2 project.
Responsible ADB Officer Shakeel Ahmad Khan
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, CWRD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Investments and DevelopmentMr. Dulat KuterbekovTransport Tower, Astana 473000, Kazakhstan
Timetable
Concept Clearance 21 Mar 2009
Fact Finding 28 Feb 2009 to 13 Mar 2009
MRM -
Approval 24 Mar 2009
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 31 Mar 2009
Last PDS Update 14 Jan 2010

TA 7254-KAZ

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
24 Mar 2009 - 24 Mar 2009 30 Nov 2009 - -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
225,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 225,000.00 24 Mar 2009 191,411.79

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