Uzbekistan: Eligibility of State-owned Road Enterprises for Participation in ADB-financed Projects

Sovereign Project | 41685-012

Summary

The TA will provide support to Uzbekistan's transport and communications sector in the road area. The project will contribute to institutional capacity development and public governance.

The TA will (i) review similar assessment undertaken by ADB and/or other development agencies for other countries, (ii) review preliminary findings on the eligibility assessment of Uzavtoyul enterprises completed under a previous ADB-funded TA, and (iii) further investigate the eligibility of Uzavtoyul enterprises for bidding in ADB-funded projects. Provided the TA confirms the ineligibility of Uzavtoyul enterprises, the TA will help the Government identify necessary measures for Uzavtoyul enterprises to be eligible.

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Project Name Eligibility of State-owned Road Enterprises for Participation in ADB-financed Projects
Project Number 41685-012
Country Uzbekistan
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7053-UZB: Eligibility of State-owned Road Enterprises for Participation in ADB-financed Projects
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 150,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change
Sector / Subsector Transport - Road transport (non-urban)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description

The TA will provide support to Uzbekistan's transport and communications sector in the road area. The project will contribute to institutional capacity development and public governance.

The TA will (i) review similar assessment undertaken by ADB and/or other development agencies for other countries, (ii) review preliminary findings on the eligibility assessment of Uzavtoyul enterprises completed under a previous ADB-funded TA, and (iii) further investigate the eligibility of Uzavtoyul enterprises for bidding in ADB-funded projects. Provided the TA confirms the ineligibility of Uzavtoyul enterprises, the TA will help the Government identify necessary measures for Uzavtoyul enterprises to be eligible.

Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy The TA will provide support to the road sector that is one of the primary focuses of ADB's assistance to Uzbekistan.
Impact Better competition in road projects in Uzbekistan.
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Eligible Uzavtoyul enterprises ready for participation in ADB- funded projects.
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs A set of practical recommendations for the Government to make the enterprises eligible for bidding in ADB-funded projects.
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location 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 Individual consultants will be recruited in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2007, as amended from time to time). The TA will require a total of about 7 person-months of consulting services, including 3 person-months of international consultants and 4 person-months of national consultants.
Responsible ADB Officer Olly Norojono
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, CWRD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of FinanceNurmat Djulibekov, Director,The Republican Road Fd5 Mustaqiliik Square Tashkent 100008 Republic of Uzbekistan
Timetable
Concept Clearance 06 Dec 2007
Fact Finding 10 Mar 2008 to 24 Mar 2008
MRM -
Approval 24 Jan 2008
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 11 Jan 2008
Last PDS Update 05 Nov 2008

TA 7053-UZB

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
24 Jan 2008 - 24 Jan 2008 30 Apr 2008 30 Jun 2008 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
150,000.00 0.00 50,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 200,000.00 24 Jan 2008 102,469.96

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