Azerbaijan: Baku Sustainable Urban Transport Investment Program

Sovereign Project | 46130-001

Summary

The Government of Azerbaijan, the Ministry of Transport and Baku Metro Company requested ADB to help improving its urban transport system and provide technical and financial support to upgrade the urban infrastructure in Baku and strengthen the urban transport sector.

The Ministry of Transport requested ADB to help (i) assessing all major features of Baku's metropolitan area (Greater Baku) urban transport system, and formulate a Sustainable Urban Transport Sector Roadmap; (ii) based on the Roadmap and strategy, propose a Policy and Reform Framework; (iii) in case the multi-tranche financing facility (MFF) modality is confirmed, package the MFF including a phased investment program; and (iv) conduct engineering and due diligence for all subprojects selected under the Project Loan or first tranche of the MFF.

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Project Name Baku Sustainable Urban Transport Investment Program
Project Number 46130-001
Country Azerbaijan
Project Status Approved
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 8152-AZE: Baku Sustainable Urban Transport Investment Program
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 925,000.00
TA 8152-AZE: Baku Sustainable Urban Transport Investment Program (Supplementary)
Urban Environmental Infrastructure Fund-UFPF Multi US$ 120,000.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Partnerships
Sector / Subsector

Transport - Urban public transport

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Effective gender mainstreaming
Description

The Government of Azerbaijan, the Ministry of Transport and Baku Metro Company requested ADB to help improving its urban transport system and provide technical and financial support to upgrade the urban infrastructure in Baku and strengthen the urban transport sector.

The Ministry of Transport requested ADB to help (i) assessing all major features of Baku's metropolitan area (Greater Baku) urban transport system, and formulate a Sustainable Urban Transport Sector Roadmap; (ii) based on the Roadmap and strategy, propose a Policy and Reform Framework; (iii) in case the multi-tranche financing facility (MFF) modality is confirmed, package the MFF including a phased investment program; and (iv) conduct engineering and due diligence for all subprojects selected under the Project Loan or first tranche of the MFF.

Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy This PPTA aims to promote a sustainable, integrated, socially affordable, and cost-efficient urban transport system. It will develop an investment project using the project loan or multitranche financing facility (MFF) modality.
Impact
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Baku
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design Workshops, meetings, focus group discussions with NGOs, structured interviews with stakeholders and specific consultations will be held for persons who may be affected by the Project.
During Project Implementation Project stakeholders are the following: (i) Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Transport (Executing Agencies), (ii) Azerbaijan Railways CJSC, AzeryolService OJSC, and bakuBus Company (potential Implementing Agencies).
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services

The executing agency will be the Ministry of Finance, and the implementing agency will be (i) Ministry of Transport, for the subprojects related to road, traffic management, parking and capacity development; and (ii) Baku Metro Company for all subprojects related to the metro network.

The government will follow ADB's policies including the Procurement Guidelines, Disbursement handbook, and Guidelines on the Use of Consultants during implementation.

Responsible ADB Officer David Margonsztern
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Urban Development and Water Division, CWRD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of FinanceMr. Shamir Sharifov, Minister83, Same Vurgun Street AZ1022 Baku, Azerbaijan
Timetable
Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
MRM -
Approval 06 Sep 2012
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 25 Mar 2015

TA 8152-AZE

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
06 Sep 2012 03 Oct 2012 03 Oct 2012 30 Jun 2014 31 Dec 2015 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
925,000.00 120,000.00 125,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,170,000.00 06 Sep 2012 1,360,198.02

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