Kazakhstan: Managing for Development Results in the Transport Sector of Kazakhstan

Sovereign Project | 45386-001

Summary

The proposed small-scale capacity development technical assistance (S-CDTA) supports the government's priority to develop an efficient transport system and result-based management of the roads subsector. The proposed S-CDTA is included in the country operations business plan, 2014 -2016 for Kazakhstan.

The impact of the proposed S-CDTA will be improved planning, budgeting and service delivery in the transport sector. It will be monitored through integration of sector performance targets in the medium-term expenditure framework (MTEF) and annual budgets.

The outcome of the proposed S-CDTA will be enhanced institutional capacity of the MOTC to manage the roads subsector using a results-based approach.

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Project Name Managing for Development Results in the Transport Sector of Kazakhstan
Project Number 45386-001
Country Kazakhstan
Project Status Approved
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 8676-KAZ: Managing for Development Results in the Transport Sector of Kazakhstan
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 225,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector Public sector management - Public expenditure and fiscal management
Transport - Road transport (non-urban) - Urban roads and traffic management
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description

The proposed small-scale capacity development technical assistance (S-CDTA) supports the government's priority to develop an efficient transport system and result-based management of the roads subsector. The proposed S-CDTA is included in the country operations business plan, 2014 -2016 for Kazakhstan.

The impact of the proposed S-CDTA will be improved planning, budgeting and service delivery in the transport sector. It will be monitored through integration of sector performance targets in the medium-term expenditure framework (MTEF) and annual budgets.

The outcome of the proposed S-CDTA will be enhanced institutional capacity of the MOTC to manage the roads subsector using a results-based approach.

The S-CDTA will have three main outputs: (i) MfDR principles institutionalized and operationalized in MOTC; (ii) Roads subsector results-based framework developed in line with national planning objectives; and (iii) M&E system developed to support results-based planning, budgeting and monitoring in the roads subsector.

Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy The proposed small-scale capacity development technical assistance (S-CDTA) aims to strengthen the roads sector management through establishing an MfDR framework that provides clear linkages between planning, budgeting, program and project implementation, and monitoring development results. It will help MOTC to (i) develop a results-based framework including outcomes and outputs with measurable indicators and time-bound targets, (ii) use efficiently allocated resources, (iii) monitor implementation progress based on a performance framework, (iv) evaluate performance against targets and (v) take corrective measures based on performance information.
Impact Improved planning, budgeting and service delivery in the transport sector in Kazakhstan
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Enhanced institutional capacity of the MOTC to manage the roads subsector using a results-based approach
Progress Toward Outcome Activities are ongoing to achieve the outcome.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

MfDR principles institutionalized and operationalized in the Ministry of Transport and Communication

Roads subsector results-based framework operational in line with national planning objectives

M&E system developed to support results-based planning, budgeting and monitoring in the roads subsector

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

IA is currently holding internal discussions on the establishment of the steering committee.

The MfDR implementation manual will be prepared during June-August 2015.

The data collection is undergoing

The training will be provided during August-December 2015 as scheduled.

Geographical Location Kazakhstan
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design Consultations were held with the key government agencies including MEBP, MOF, MOTC, development partners, private sector stakeholders and beneficiaries in designing the TA and identifying the targeted outputs.
During Project Implementation The inception mission was held on 23-27 February which discussed with the EA and IA: (i) TA key outputs and delivery timeline; (ii) consultants' TORs and working arrangements; and (iii) availability of counterpart staff, services and facilities. The mission also discussed the responsibilities of all concerned parties to ensure that they are explicit and clear. The inception report with the updated implementation schedule was prepared.
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services The TA expects to finance 5 person-months of international consultants comprising a results-based and monitoring specialist and a transport (roads) sector specialist and 5 person-months of national consultants comprising a monitoring and evaluation expert and a transport (roads) sector expert.
Procurement none
Responsible ADB Officer Aliya Mukhamedyarova
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Public Management, Financial Sector and Trade Division, CWRD
Executing Agencies
Dept. for Budget Inv't &PPP Devt,Min of Nat'l Econ010000, Astana, Kazakhstan, 8, Orynbor
Street, Kazakhstan
Timetable
Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
MRM -
Approval 30 Jun 2014
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 16 Mar 2015

TA 8676-KAZ

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
30 Jun 2014 - 30 Jun 2014 31 Dec 2015 - -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
225,000.00 0.00 75,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 300,000.00 30 Jun 2014 128,889.92

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