The Asian Development Bank is working with Uzbekistan to build chlorination facilities to ensure clean, safe drinking water. The program is also building wastewater drainage facilities and latrines and septic tanks in order to help poor families.
|Project Name||Kashkadarya and Navoi Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Project|
|Project Type / Modality of Assistance||Loan
|Source of Funding / Amount||
|Strategic Agendas||Inclusive economic growth
|Drivers of Change||Governance and capacity development
Private sector development
|Sector / Subsector||
Agriculture, natural resources and rural development - Rural sanitation - Rural water policy, institutional and capacity development - Rural water supply services
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming||Effective gender mainstreaming|
|Description||The Project will improve the living conditions and public health in rural areas of Kashkadarya and Navoi oblasts. The Project will upgrade service levels, delivery efficiency, and achieve better cost recovery by providing capacity building and project management support. The Project will assist the Government in the implementation of institutional reform for water supply infrastrucutre services, and the provision and upgrading of reliable financially sustainable water supply services that will improve public health, promote economic development, and reduce rural poverty. The project components are (i) physical infrastructure; and (ii) institutional development, which includes a capacity-building program, a hygiene and sanitation education program, and consulting services for project management support.|
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy||Inadequate delivery of rural WSS services caused by aging infrastructure, institutional constraints, and fiscal difficulties is inhibiting communities' access to basic WSS infrastructure services. Existing facilities are often poorly designed and insufficiently maintained, and do not adequately provide urgently needed basic services. In line with the Government's policy to use a decentralized community management approach, the Project will enhance coverage of basic WSS facilities; contribute to timproving living and health conditions, in particular for the poor, and improve the institutional, organizational, and managerial capabilities of the oblasts.|
|Impact||Improved living standards and public health in rural areas of Kashkadarya & Navoi oblasts (provinces)|
|Description of Outcome||Improved access to basic water supply and sanitation facilities in the project areas|
|Progress Toward Outcome||Project completion mission will be fielded from 15-21 September 2011 to determine progress toward outcome.|
|Description of Project Outputs||
Upgraded rural water supply and distribution systems in Kashkadarya and Navoi oblasts
Establishment of effective and sustainable water supply management systems.
Strengthened capacity of UCSA and DWCUs to sustain and manage rural water supply systems
Improved public health and hygiene awareness of the rural population
Affordable water tariffs.
Resettlement preparation, implementation and monitoring
Constitution of community-based DWCUs capable to operate water supply systems
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)||Institution development and capacity development were completed. Civil works of all 21 contracts in 115 sites are completed. Project closed on 30 June 2011.|
|Geographical Location||Kashkadarya and Navoi oblasts (provinces)|
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|During Project Design|
|During Project Implementation|
|Consulting Services||The Project will require consulting services in the fields of project management, water supply and sanitation engineering, environmental examination, hydrogeology, well drilling, hygiene and sanitation education, financial and accounting advice, social assessment and safeguards, and institutional development for assistance with (i) development of standard water supply designs; (ii) elaboration of detailed design and construction drawings; (iii) preparation of contract packages and tender documents; (iv) construction supervision and evaluation of project activities; (v) support to the institutional development program; (vi) support to the activities of the PMU and of the PIUs; (vii) training of the accounting staff in preparing loan withdrawal applications and supporting documents; and (viii) maintaining accurate and sufficient accounting project records. A total of 656 person-months (pm) [50 pm international and 606 pm domestic] of consulting services are required for project management support. The international consultants will be involved in project management, financial, and institutional strengthening activities. The domestic consultants main activities will be to review technical studies including detailed designs, and to supervise construction.|
|Procurement||The supply of goods and services in the oblasts financed under the Project will be undertaken in accordance with ADB's Guidelines for Procurement and in accordance with national procurement procedures of the Republic of Uzbekistan. International competitive bidding procedures will be applied to supply contracts estimated to cost the equivalent of $10 million or more. All subprojects estimated below $3 million can constitute single packages to be procured under local competitive bidding. Supply contracts with a value less than $1 million equivalent will follow international shopping procedures except for supply contracts with value less than $100,000 equivalent, which may be procured by direct purchase.|
|Responsible ADB Officer||Zheng, Liping|
|Responsible ADB Department||Central and West Asia Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||Urban Development and Water Division, CWRD|
Uzbekistan Communal Services Agency "Uzkommunkhizmat"
Mr. Djahangir Israilov
Uzbekistan Communal Services Agency
|Concept Clearance||01 Mar 2004|
|Fact Finding||25 May 2005 to 06 Jun 2005|
|MRM||26 Aug 2005|
|Approval||12 Dec 2005|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|PDS Creation Date||20 Jan 2006|
|Last PDS Update||29 Aug 2011|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|12 Dec 2005||09 Feb 2007||10 May 2007||30 Jun 2011||-||27 Mar 2012|
|Financing Plan||Loan Utilization|
|Total (Amount in US$ million)||Date||ADB||Others||Net Percentage|
|Project Cost||36.00||Cumulative Contract Awards|
|ADB||25.00||12 Dec 2005||23.34||0.00||99%|
|Cofinancing||0.00||12 Dec 2005||23.57||0.00||100%|
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|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|Kashkadarya and Navoi Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Project||Project/Program Completion Reports||Dec 2011|
|Kashkadarya and Navoi Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Project||Project/Program Administration Manual||Apr 2007|
|Project Agreement for Kashkadarya and Navoi Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Project between ADB and Uzbekistan Communal Services Agency dated 26 February 2007||Project/Program Agreements||Feb 2007|
|Loan Agreement for Kashkadarya and Navoi Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Project between Republic of Uzbekistan and ADB dated 9 February 2007||Loan Agreement (Special Operations)||Feb 2007|
|Kashkadarya and Navoi Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Project||Gender Action Plans||Dec 2005|
|Kashkadarya and Navoi Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Project||Reports and Recommendations of the President||Nov 2005|
Safeguard Documents See also: Safeguards
Safeguard documents provided at the time of project/facility approval may also be found in the list of linked documents provided with the Report and Recommendation of the President.
Evaluation Documents See also: Independent Evaluation
|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|Uzbekistan: Kashkadarya and Navoi Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Project||Validations of Project Completion Reports||Dec 2013|
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