Kyrgyz Republic: Strengthening Education System Sector Development Program

Sovereign Project | 46537-002 Status: Active

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Title Deadline
Twinning Arrangement 20 Jul 2016

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Project Name Strengthening Education System Sector Development Program
Project Number 46537-002
Country Kyrgyz Republic
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Grant
Source of Funding / Amount
Grant 0407-KGZ: Strengthening Education System Sector Development Program
Asian Development Fund US$ 10.00 million
Grant 0408-KGZ: Strengthening the Education System-Sector Development Program
Asian Development Fund US$ 12.00 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Education - Education sector development

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

Project Outcome

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

The program became effective on 28 July 2015. Project implementation unit (PIU) staff has been recruited except for 1 additional Textbook Management Specialist (expected to be recruited in Qtr2). The consulting firm has been engaged and commenced work in December 2015. Tranche 1 was released on 30 July 2015.

The list of 30 innovative schools was approved by Ministry of Education and Science (MOES) in February 2016. The facilities of these schools will be rehabilitated. The schools will be provided with ICT equipment (software, multimedia classroom and furniture), laboratory equipment, science software. Teacher training institutes will be provided with furniture. Innovative schools will be trained on using information and communication technology equipment in teaching natural sciences. Tranche 2 is expected to be released in the last quarter of 2017.

Geographical Location Kyrgyz Republic

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design A project preparatory technical assistance helped design the SDP. Extensive stakeholder consultations were conducted during processing of the PPTA and project design.
During Project Implementation Wide stakeholder participation is expected to be a key implementation strategy for the SDP.

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services

It is proposed that 59 person-months international and 171 person-months national consulting inputs will be engaged under the SDP.

The consulting firm has been engaged and commenced work in December 2015. The TRS/TRF Design Specialist and Implementation and Management Specialist are expected to commence work in Qtr2 2016. The Design firm has been advertised in March 2016. The following are expected to be advertised in Qtr 2 2016: Feasibility and policy research studies, audit firm, advocacy and media campaign and international education finance specialist.

Procurement The SDP will provide ICT/multimedia equipment, office equipment, videoconference system, science laboratory equipment, science software, furniture, smart classrooms, along with minor rehabilitation works of of school physical facilities.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Jouko Sarvi
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division CWSS
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Education and Science
Ms. Elvira Sarieva, Minister
257 Tynystanov str., 720040, Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic

Timetable

Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
MRM -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 30 Mar 2016

Grant 0407-KGZ

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
29 Sep 2014 23 Jan 2015 28 Jul 2015 31 May 2018 - -
Financing Plan Grant Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 10.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 10.00 29 Sep 2014 3.00 0.00 30%
Counterpart 0.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 29 Sep 2014 3.00 0.00 30%

Grant 0408-KGZ

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
29 Sep 2014 23 Jan 2015 28 Jul 2015 31 Aug 2021 - -
Financing Plan Grant Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 14.12 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 12.00 29 Sep 2014 1.94 0.00 16%
Counterpart 2.12 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 29 Sep 2014 0.67 0.00 6%

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