Georgia: Preparing a Multitranche Financing Facility for the Georgia Urban Services Improvement Investment Program

Sovereign Project | 43405-012 Status: Closed


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Project Name Preparing a Multitranche Financing Facility for the Georgia Urban Services Improvement Investment Program
Project Number 43405-012
Country Georgia
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7487-GEO: Preparing a Multitranche Financing Facility for the Georgia Urban Services Improvement Investment Program
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 493,500.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Water and other urban infrastructure and services - Other urban services - Urban policy, institutional and capacity development - Urban solid waste management - Urban water supply

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Effective gender mainstreaming
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact The impact of the TA and the proposed multitranche financing facility investment program is improved water supply and sanitation services in Georgia's provincial capitals and secondary towns.
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome The outcome of the TA will be interventions to improve environmental conditions in Georgia's provincial capitals and secondary towns through sustainable urban basic service delivery.
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

Output 1: Bid Documents for Tranche 1 Project. The TA will assist the Government finalize bid documents for tranche 1 project. The TA will review the technical feasibility of tranche 1 project and guide the domestic team, appointed by the EA, infinalizing detailed engineering designs, drawings, and quantity estimates. The TA will assist the EA to develop a rate analysis document, develop specifications, and compile bid documents for advance contracting or for initiating bidding once the MFF loan is approved. ADB's standard bidding documents will form the basis for bid preparation.

Output 2: Safeguard Frameworks and Plans. The TA will assist the Government develop safeguards framework for environmental assessment and review, and for land acquisition and resettlement. The TA will also prepare initial environmental examinations for the tranche 1 project. It will carry out due diligence for involuntary resettlement and prepare resettlement plans, if required. It will also coordinate the preparation of a Gender Action Plan based on gender-disaggregated socio economic data collection under the PATA.

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location
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 An individual consultants will be engaged to deliver outputs 1 and 2.
Responsible ADB Officer Vijay Padmanabhan
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Urban Development and Water Division, CWRD
Executing Agencies
Min. of Regional Dev't.& Infrastructure of Georgia
7, Ingorokva Str. 0134, Tbilisi
Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding 11 Oct 2009 to 15 Oct 2009
Approval 05 Jan 2010
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 15 Apr 2010
Last PDS Update 02 Sep 2011

TA 7487-GEO

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
05 Jan 2010 10 Mar 2010 10 Mar 2010 31 Dec 2010 30 Jun 2011 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
493,500.00 0.00 22,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 515,500.00 05 Jan 2010 458,498.69

Safeguard Documents

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Evaluation Documents

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