Kazakhstan: CAREC Corridor 2 (Mangystau Oblast Section) Investment Program - Tranche 2

Sovereign Project | 43439-033

Summary

The objective of the Investment Program is to increase transport connectivity and efficiency, and institutional effectiveness through the following activities: (a) road development (reconstruction of about 790 km of the road sections of the CAREC Corridor 2 in the Mangystau Oblast); (b) strengthening capacity for planning, project management and asset management; and (c) improving cross-border infrastructure and facilities. As part of the Investment Program, the Project aims to increase transport connectivity and efficiency in the Mangystau region. The Project will comprise the following components: (a) reconstruction of (i) an 86.7 km road section between the cities of Shetpe and Zhetybay and (ii) an 83 km road section between the cities of Zhetybay and Aktau; and (b) support for construction supervision.

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Project Name CAREC Corridor 2 (Mangystau Oblast Section) Investment Program - Tranche 2
Project Number 43439-033
Country Kazakhstan
Project Status Approved
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 2967-KAZ: Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation Corridor 2 (Mangystau Oblast Section) Investment Program - Tranche 2
Ordinary capital resources US$ 371.30 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Regional integration
Drivers of Change
Sector / Subsector Transport - Road transport (non-urban)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description The objective of the Investment Program is to increase transport connectivity and efficiency, and institutional effectiveness through the following activities: (a) road development (reconstruction of about 790 km of the road sections of the CAREC Corridor 2 in the Mangystau Oblast); (b) strengthening capacity for planning, project management and asset management; and (c) improving cross-border infrastructure and facilities. As part of the Investment Program, the Project aims to increase transport connectivity and efficiency in the Mangystau region. The Project will comprise the following components: (a) reconstruction of (i) an 86.7 km road section between the cities of Shetpe and Zhetybay and (ii) an 83 km road section between the cities of Zhetybay and Aktau; and (b) support for construction supervision.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy CAREC Corridor 2 connects the Caucasus and Mediterranean to East Asia via Central Asian countries. The investment program targets Kazakhstan's Mangystau Oblast sections of the corridor. The adjoining road in Uzbekistan (A380), which the Asian Development Bank (ADB) is helping improve, will add impetus to regional connectivity and increase the viability of the investment program roads.
Impact Contribution to sustainable economic development and regional cooperation under CAREC
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Increased transport connectivity and efficiency in the Mangystau region
Progress Toward Outcome Transport efficiency can be measured after road construction.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

1. Shetpe-Zhetibay-Aktau road sections reconstructed

2. Zhetybay-Zhanaozen road section reconstructed

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues) The contractor has fully mobilized its personnel and key equipment under the two contracts, and works commenced in February 2015.
Geographical Location Mangystau Oblast
Safeguard Categories
Environment A
Involuntary Resettlement B
Indigenous Peoples C
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects MOTC prepared the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) following ADB's Safeguard Policy Statement (SPS), Kazakhstan laws and regulations, and EARF. The EIA assessed the environmental impacts of the project road and prescribed environmental protection and mitigation measures, which will be closely monitored during project implementation.
Involuntary Resettlement The Project does not involve any major land acquisition, or involuntary resettlement. MOTC prepared a land acquisition and resettlement plan (LARP) following ADB' Safeguard Policy Statement (SPS), Kazakhstan laws and regulations, and LARF.
Indigenous Peoples The Project does not trigger safeguards for and requirements from indigenous peoples under ADB s SPS and no indigenous development plan is required.
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design Initial public consultations in the project area were conducted in 2010-2011 to introduce the project to the public. Follow-up public consultations were held in Zhetybai and Shetpe in October 2012 and in Mangystau in October 2012 to obtain feedback from stakeholders on potential environmental and social impacts from the proposed Tranche 2 project and inform them of entitlement to compensation.
During Project Implementation Follow-up consultations will be held from time to time as needed during project implementation.
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services All consulting services to be financed will be recruited following ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants.
Procurement All goods, works and services to be financed under the Facility will be procured following ADB's Procurement Guidelines.
Responsible ADB Officer Almazbek Galiev
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, CWRD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Investments and DevelopmentMID@MID.GOV.KZTransport Tower, 47 Kabanbay Batyr Ave.
Astana 010000,Kazakhstan
Timetable
Concept Clearance 23 Jun 2010
Fact Finding -
MRM 22 Nov 2012
Approval 13 Dec 2012
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 15 Oct 2010
Last PDS Update 17 Mar 2015

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Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
13 Dec 2012 18 Jun 2013 16 Jan 2014 31 Oct 2017 - -
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 424.10 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 371.30 13 Dec 2012 216.29 0.00 58%
Counterpart 52.80 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 13 Dec 2012 66.70 0.00 18%

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Title Document Type Document Date
CAREC Corridor 2 (Mangystau Oblast Section) Investment Program - Tranche 2: Due Diligence Report for Land Acquisition and Resettlement Safeguards Due Diligence Reports Jul 2015
CAREC Corridor 2 (Mangystau Oblast Section) Investment Program - Tranche 2: Land Acquisition and Resettlement Framework Resettlement Frameworks Jun 2015
CAREC Corridor 2 (Mangystau Oblast Section) Investment Program - Tranche 2: Zhetybai-Zhanaozen Road Section (Km 0-73) Initial Environmental Assessment Initial Environmental Examination May 2015
CAREC Corridor 2 (Mangystau Oblast Section) Investment Program - Tranche 2: External Monitoring Report for Land Acquisition and Resettlement Plan (December 2014) Social Monitoring Reports Dec 2014
CAREC Corridor 2 (Mangystau Oblast Section) Investment Program - Tranche 2: Internal Monitoring Report for Land Acquisition and Resettlement Social Monitoring Reports Nov 2014
ЦАРЭС Коридор 2 (участок Мангистауская область) Инвестиционная программа Транш 2 : Отчет внутреннего мониторинга по Плану выкупа земель и переселения Social Monitoring Reports Nov 2014
CAREC Corridor 2 (Mangystau Oblast Section) Investment Program - Tranche 2: Resettlement Plan Resettlement Plans Aug 2014
ИНВЕСТИЦИОННАЯ ПРОГРАММА КОРИДОРА 2 ЦАРЭС (УЧАСТОК В МАНГИСТАУСКОЙ ОБЛАСТИ) ТРАНШ 2: План выкупа земель и переселения Resettlement Plans Aug 2014
CAREC Corridor 2 (Mangystau Oblast Section) Investment Program - Tranche 2: Due Diligence Report for Land Acquisition and Resettlement Safeguards Due Diligence Reports Aug 2014
CAREC Corridor 2 (Mangystau Oblast Section) Investment Program - Tranche 2: Due Diligence Report for Land Acquisition and Resettlement (Russian translation) Safeguards Due Diligence Reports Aug 2014
CAREC Corridor 2 (Mangystau Oblast Section) Investment Program - Tranche 2 Resettlement Plans Feb 2013
CAREC Corridor 2 (Mangystau Oblast Section) - Tranche 2 Environmental Impact Assessments Jan 2013
CAREC Corridor 2 (Mangystau Oblast Section) Investment Program - Tranche 2 Resettlement Plans Nov 2012
Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation Corridor 2 (Mangystau Oblast Section) Investment Program - Tranche 2: Land Acquisition and Resettlement Framework Resettlement Frameworks Nov 2012
Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation Corridor 2 (Mangystau Oblast Section) Investment Program - Tranche 2 Resettlement Plans Nov 2012
CAREC Corridor 2 (Mangystau Oblast Section) Investment Program Tranche 2: Land Acquisition and Resettlement Plan Resettlement Plans Oct 2012
CAREC Corridor 2 (Mangystau Oblast Section) Investment Program, Tranche 2 Environmental Impact Assessments Jul 2012

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