The objective of the TA is to prepare a feasibility study for the Land Improvement Project. The broad goal of the ensuing investment Project will be to improve the rural living standards and reduce poverty in the Project areas. The Project purposes will be to improve productivity of irrigated agriculture and increase farm incomes of rural communities through low-cost land reclamation, and improved land and water management.
|Project Name||Land Improvement Project|
|Project Type / Modality of Assistance||Technical Assistance
|Source of Funding / Amount||
|Strategic Agendas||Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
|Drivers of Change||Knowledge solutions
|Sector / Subsector||
Agriculture, natural resources and rural development - Land-based natural resources management
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming||Gender equity|
|Description||The objective of the TA is to prepare a feasibility study for the Land Improvement Project. The broad goal of the ensuing investment Project will be to improve the rural living standards and reduce poverty in the Project areas. The Project purposes will be to improve productivity of irrigated agriculture and increase farm incomes of rural communities through low-cost land reclamation, and improved land and water management.|
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy|
|Impact||Provided in TA Paper|
|Description of Outcome||Provided in TA Paper|
|Progress Toward Outcome|
|Description of Project Outputs||Provided in TA Paper|
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)|
|Geographical Location||(i) rehab of drainage facilities & land reclamation in selected areas of Bukhara, Kashkadarya & Navoi provinces; (ii) land reclamation in areas of Syrdarya & Djizak provinces; & (iii) rehab. & improv. of Hazarbag-Akkapachagai irrig scheme in Surkhandarya|
|Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects|
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|During Project Design|
|During Project Implementation|
Consultants will be recruited through an international consulting firm, following the ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants. The selection of the firm will follow ADB's quality and cost-based selection method.
The TA will require a total of 15 person-months (pm) international consultants inputs: drainage engineering/land reclamation/team leader (6 pm), soil management/land improvement (1 pm), water control and measurement structures (1 pm), agricultural economy (3 pm), on-farm technologies/crop diversification (1 pm), water users/institutional development (1 pm), water sector policy (1 pm), environmental assessment (1 pm); and a total of 50 person-months domestic consultants inputs: irrigation-drainage engineering (14 pm), water resources management (2 pm), civil engineering (3 pm), electrical-mechanical engineering (2 pm), geohydrology (2 pm), land use/land tenure practices (2 pm), on-farm soil and water management (3 pm), agronomy (3 pm), agricultural economy (4 pm), water users/institutional development (3 pm), rural sociology (4 pm), povertry and gender assessment (2 pm), project impact evaluation (2 pm), and environmental assessment (4 pm).
|Responsible ADB Officer||Utami, Dewi N.|
|Responsible ADB Department||Central and West Asia Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||Energy Division, CWRD|
Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources
4, Navoi Street
Republic of Uzbekistan
|Concept Clearance||10 Mar 2003|
|Fact Finding||29 Feb 2004 to 16 Mar 2004|
|Approval||31 May 2004|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|PDS Creation Date||18 Oct 2006|
|Last PDS Update||07 Mar 2006|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|31 May 2004||30 Sep 2004||30 Sep 2004||31 Mar 2005||30 Mar 2006||-|
|Financing Plan/TA Utilization||Cumulative Disbursements|
|550,000.00||0.00||300,000.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||850,000.00||31 May 2004||513,348.09|
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|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|Implementation and Monitoring of Policy Reforms in the Agriculture Sector||TA Completion Reports||Jun 2009|
|Implementation and Monitoring of Policy Reforms in Agriculture Sector||Consultants' Reports||May 2009|
|Preparing the Land Improvement Project||Technical Assistance Reports||May 2004|
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