Afghanistan: Transport Sector Master Plan Update

Sovereign Project | 47210-001 Status: Active


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Project Name Transport Sector Master Plan Update
Project Number 47210-001
Country Afghanistan
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 8687-AFG: Transport Sector Master Plan Update
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 1.00 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Regional integration
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Sector / Subsector

Transport - Transport policies and institutional development

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome In progress.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues) The TA is largely on track. The sector assessment report is now largely drafted. An assessment of the national construction industry is now underway, to complement this assessment.
Geographical Location Kabul

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design Consultantions were held with the government agencies during project design.
During Project Implementation

Stakeholder consultations are ongoing and Afghan road contractor survey is being conducted.

The government will provide counterpart support in the form of counterpart staff, office supplies, secretarial assistance, domestic transportation, and other in-kind contributions.

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Consulting Services The TA's consulting services consist of an estimated 20 international person-months and 12 national person-months of specialist inputs. Individuals will provide the following international and national experts: international transport engineer (10 person-months), international transport economist (10 person-months), and national transport expert (12 person-months). ADB will select and recruit all the experts by using individual consultant selection method and following ADB's Guidelines on The Use of Consultants by Asian Development Bank and Its Borrower's (2013 as amended from time to time). The outline terms of reference are presented in Appendix 3. Proceeds of the TA will be disbursed in accordance with ADB's Technical Assistance Disbursement Handbook (2015, as amended from time to time).

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Ko Sakamoto
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, CWRD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Public Works
First Macrorayan
Islamic Republic of Afghanistan


Concept Clearance 29 Apr 2014
Fact Finding -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 24 Mar 2016

TA 8687-AFG

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
22 Jul 2014 06 Aug 2014 06 Aug 2014 31 Aug 2016 - -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
1,000,000.00 0.00 100,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,100,000.00 22 Jul 2014 577,414.33
Title Document Type Document Date
Transport Sector Master Plan Update Technical Assistance Reports Jul 2014
Transport Sector Master Plan Update Concept Papers Apr 2014

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