Project Name
Capacity Development for Due-Diligence Assessments of Projects
Project Number
Country / Economy
  • Kazakhstan
Project Status
Project Type / Modality of Assistance
  • Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7254-KAZ: Capacity Development for Due-Diligence Assessments of Projects
Source Amount
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 225,000.00
Strategic Agendas
  • Inclusive economic growth
  • Regional integration
Drivers of Change
  • Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
  • Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector
  • Health / Health insurance and subsidized health programs

  • Transport / Road transport (non-urban)

Some gender elements
To build the EA's capacity in econmic and safeguard assessments of projects by helping the EA refine and finalize the economic and safeguard due-diligence reports for the tranche 2 project in conformity to ADB requirements.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Timely implementation of the CAREC transport corridor 1 (Zhambyl Oblast) investment program.

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome

EA's improved capacity to preapare projects acceptable to ADB.

Progress Toward Outcome

Implementation Progress

Description of Project Outputs

Economic, social, and environmental due- diligence reports for tranche 2 section from Kulan to Blagoveschenka prepared in conformity to ADB's requirements

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

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples

Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation

During Project Design
During Project Implementation

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services
The TA requires 12.5 person-months of consulting services (4.5 international and 8 national). Three teams of consultants are needed: (i) Environment Team (1 international and 2 national), (ii) Resettlement Team (1 international and 2 national), and (iii) Transport Economist. The Environment Team will assist the EA in finalizing the environmental impact assessment (EIA) and summary EIA. The Resettlement Team will assist the EA in finalizing the Land Acquisition and Resettlement Plan. The Transport Economist will prepare the economic evaluation fo the tranche 2 project.


Responsible ADB Officer
Khan, Shakeel A.
Responsible ADB Department
Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division
Transport and Communications Division, CWRD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Industry and Infrastructure Development formerly "Ministry of Investments and Developments"


Concept Clearance
21 Mar 2009
Fact Finding
28 Feb 2009 to 13 Mar 2009
24 Mar 2009
Last Review Mission
PDS Creation Date
31 Mar 2009
Last PDS Update
14 Jan 2010


TA 7254-KAZ

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
24 Mar 2009 - 24 Mar 2009 30 Nov 2009 - 15 Feb 2010
Financing Plan/TA Utilization
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
225,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 225,000.00
Cumulative Disbursements
Date Amount
17 Jun 2022 191,411.79
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