Uzbekistan: CAREC Corridor 2 Road Investment Program

Sovereign Project | 42107-012

Summary

The main focus of the TA and its ensuing investment project is to enhance the road network and improve national and subregional connectivity. This will strengthen road connectivity to major economic activities centers and enhance cooperation with neighboring countries as well as improve regional trade, contributing to expansion of economic development and regionally balanced development.

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Project Name CAREC Corridor 2 Road Investment Program
Project Number 42107-012
Country Uzbekistan
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7375-UZB: CAREC Corridor 2 Road Investment Program
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 900,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Regional integration
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector Transport - Road transport (non-urban)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description The main focus of the TA and its ensuing investment project is to enhance the road network and improve national and subregional connectivity. This will strengthen road connectivity to major economic activities centers and enhance cooperation with neighboring countries as well as improve regional trade, contributing to expansion of economic development and regionally balanced development.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact The TA's main impact will be an integrated, efficient, and safe road network in Uzbekistan and improved regional connectivity.
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome The TA outcome will be a completed design of the Investment Program and feasibility study for the tranche 1 project. This will lead to improved roads that will enhance national and international transport connectivity, expand trade, and create new business opportunities.
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs The TA outputs comprises (i) due diligence reports on the Investment Program, including a road sector analysis, sector roadmap, policy framework, investment plan, financing plan, safeguards frameworks, and a design and monitoring framework (DMF); and (ii) due diligence reports for the tranche 1 project, including project scope, cost estimates and financing plan, economic analysis, environment and social assessments, poverty
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Bukhara, Khorezm, and Karakalpakstan Republic
Safeguard Categories
Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement C
Indigenous Peoples C
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design The TA will conduct public consultation with stakeholders, community meetings with local communities.
During Project Implementation Stakeholders will be identified and consulted during TA implementation.
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services

ADB will use the single source selection method and biodata technical proposal to recruit the consultant under the TA.

In addition, individual international consultants will be recruited under the TA for 10 person-months to carry out a road sector analysis and assist the EA in procurement and monitoring the preparation of detailed designs carried out by the Government. All consultants will be engaged by ADB in accordance with its Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2007, as amended from time to time).

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 FinanceMr. Jamol Shukurov, Director5 Mustaqiliik Square Tashkent 100008 Republic of Uzbekistan
Timetable
Concept Clearance 06 Nov 2009
Fact Finding 10 Sep 2009 to 18 Sep 2009
MRM -
Approval 11 Nov 2009
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 24 Sep 2009
Last PDS Update 14 Apr 2011

TA 7375-UZB

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
11 Nov 2009 20 Nov 2009 20 Nov 2009 30 Sep 2010 31 Jan 2011 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
900,000.00 0.00 200,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,100,000.00 11 Nov 2009 783,517.29
Title Document Type Document Date
CAREC Corridor 2 Road Investment Program Consultants' Reports Oct 2010
CAREC Corridor 2 Road Investment Program Consultants' Reports Sep 2010
CAREC Corridor 2 Road Investment Program Consultants' Reports Sep 2010

Safeguard Documents

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