Regional: Economics of Climate Change in Central and West Asia

Sovereign Project | 44068-012 Status: Active

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Project Name Economics of Climate Change in Central and West Asia
Project Number 44068-012
Country Regional
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 8119-REG: Economics of Climate Change in Central and West Asia
Climate Change Fund US$ 1.25 million
Clean Energy Fund under the Clean Energy Financing Partnership Facility US$ 2.00 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Regional integration
Drivers of Change Partnerships
Sector / Subsector

Agriculture, natural resources and rural development - Water-based natural resources management

Energy - Energy efficiency and conservation

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Description
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome

Both the climate change mitigation and adaptation consultants have been mobilized.

The final reports of the mitigation consultant were submitted and approved in September 2015. The adaptation consultant has been mobilized, and as of March 2016 has submitted its draft interim report for review. Economic analysis of impacts has been completed, and identification of investment opportunities is underway.

Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)

Outputs 1 and 2. The final report for was submitted September 2015.

Outputs 3 and 4. The Consultant has been mobilized and has submitted the draft inception report for review as of March 2015.

Geographical Location

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design The TA design builds on informal consultations held with a number of stakeholders in the target countries. The TA also draws upon the experience accumulated by ADB and stakehdolers in Asia and leasson learned from the implementation of similar studies in other regions in Asia.
During Project Implementation

In Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan, informal steering committees were set up to share inputs and give feedback from the governments on results of the economics of climate change. The committees comprise government focal points and have attended workshops.

Knowledge sharing through national and regional workshops take place during TA implementation to define the methodology for climate scenario development, impact assessment, and GHG baselines, and to strengthen climate change mitigation and adaptation practices and awareness among stakeholders, including civil society and highly vulnerable groups such as women and the poor. Knowledge products will be disseminated at international conferences. National/Regional Inception Workshops were held in Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan in January 2014 respectively to discuss findings in an Inception Report. A regional Interim Workshop was held in Kazakhstan in June 2014 to share findings among all three countries and discuss development of NAMAs concept.

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services

The TA will be implemented over 25 months, from April 2013 to May 2015. ADB will be the executing agency. ADB will recruit consulting firm(s) to provide a total of 68.25 international (30.00 person-months for the adaptation component and 38.25 person-months for the mitigation component) and 173.5 national person-months of consulting services (89.50 for the adaptation component and 84.00 for the mitigation component).

ADB engaged Abt Associates in association with the Stockholm Environment Institute in May 2013 to implement the climate change mitigation component of the TA.

ADB is in the process of engaging consultants to implement the adaptation component of the TA.

Procurement Procurement will be made in accordance to ADB Procurement Guidelines (2010, as amended from time to time).

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Nathan Rive
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, CWRD
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank
6 ADB Avenue,
Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines

Timetable

Concept Clearance 06 Jan 2012
Fact Finding -
MRM -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 31 Mar 2016

TA 8119-REG

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
18 Jul 2012 - 18 Jul 2012 31 Dec 2014 31 Dec 2016 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
1,250,000.00 2,000,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 3,250,000.00 18 Jul 2012 2,008,540.13
Title Document Type Document Date
Economics of Climate Change in Central and West Asia - Adaptation Component: Mid-Term Report Consultants' Reports May 2016
Экономика изменения климата в Центральной и Западной Азии - адаптация Компонент: Среднесрочный доклад Consultants' Reports May 2016
Экономика изменения климата в Азербайджане, Казахстанец и Узбекистане: Заключительный сводный отчет и Концептуальные записки об инвестиционных предложениях Consultants' Reports Aug 2015
Azərbaycan, Qazaxıstan və Özbəkistanda İqlim Dəyişikliyinin İqtisadiyyatı: Milli Səviyyədə əqbul Mitiqasiya Tədbirləri Сaqqında Hesabat Consultants' Reports Aug 2015
Economics of Climate Change in Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, and Uzbekistan: The Economics of Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions in the Energy and Transport Sectors Consultants' Reports Aug 2015
Economics of Climate Change in Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, and Uzbekistan: Report on Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (Russian Translation) Consultants' Reports Aug 2015
Azərbaycan, Qazaxıstan və Özbəkistanda İqlim Dəyişikliyinin İqtisadiyyatı: Enerji və Nəqliyyat sektorlarında İstilik Effekti Yaradan Qaz Tullantılarının Azaldılması İqtisadiyyatı Consultants' Reports Aug 2015
Economics of Climate Change in Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, and Uzbekistan: Final Summary Report and Investment Concept Notes Consultants' Reports Aug 2015
Экономика изменения климата в Азербайджане, Казахстане и Узбекистане: Экономика снижения выбросов парниковых газов в энергетическом и транспортном секторах Consultants' Reports Aug 2015
Azərbaycan, Qazaxıstan və Özbəkistanda İqlim Dəyişikliyinin İqtisadiyyatı: Son İcmal Hesabatı və İnvestisiyalara dair Konsepsiya Qeydləri Consultants' Reports Aug 2015
Economics of Climate Change in Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, and Uzbekistan: Report on Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions Consultants' Reports Aug 2015
Economics of Climate Change in Central and West Asia - Mitigation Component: Consultant's Report Consultants' Reports Jun 2014
Economics of Climate Change in Central and West Asia: Technical Assistance Report Technical Assistance Reports Jun 2012

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