The objective of the project is to prepare the Southern Road Corridor Improvement Project so that it is suitable for ADB financing. The scope of the project is to undertake a feasibility study and preliminary design of the project, as well as safeguard documents in accordance with ADB requirements.
|Project Name||Southern Road Corridor Improvement Project (Alyat-Astara Road)|
|Project Type / Modality of Assistance||Technical Assistance
|Source of Funding / Amount||
|Strategic Agendas||Inclusive economic growth
|Drivers of Change||Governance and capacity development
|Sector / Subsector||
Transport - Road transport (non-urban)
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming||Some gender elements|
|Description||The objective of the project is to prepare the Southern Road Corridor Improvement Project so that it is suitable for ADB financing. The scope of the project is to undertake a feasibility study and preliminary design of the project, as well as safeguard documents in accordance with ADB requirements.|
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy||The project belongs to one of the strategically selected areas for ADB assistance in Azerbaijan and is in line with the poverty reduction strategy outlined in the State Program on Poverty Reduction and Economic Development that include, among others, improvement of road infrastructure.|
|Description of Outcome|
|Progress Toward Outcome|
|Description of Project Outputs|
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)|
|Geographical Location||Southern Azerbaijan|
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|During Project Design|
|During Project Implementation|
|Consulting Services||The TA will require 74 person-months of consultant's input, comprising 21 person-months of international consultants and 53 person-months of domestic consultants. The international consultants will include (i) transport economist/team leader, (ii) highway engineer, (iii) pavement specialist, (iv) institutional specialist, (v) road maintenance/road safety specialist, (vi) bridge engineer, (vii) poverty/social development specialist, (viii) resettlement specialist, and (ix) environmental specialist. This will be supported by domestic staff in the same areas. The consultants will be engaged using ADB's quality and cost-based selection procedures, and according to the ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants.|
|Responsible ADB Officer||Khan, Shakeel A.|
|Responsible ADB Department||Central and West Asia Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||Transport and Communications Division, CWRD|
"Azeravtoyol" Open Joint-Stock Company
Mr. Javid Gurbanov, Chairman
Block 2025, R. Ismayilov Str., Bilajari Settlement, Binagadi Distr., Baku, Azerbaijan Republic, AZ1117 Baku
|Fact Finding||13 Jun 2005 to 16 Jun 2005|
|Approval||03 Nov 2005|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|PDS Creation Date||22 Jan 2007|
|Last PDS Update||14 Feb 2008|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|03 Nov 2005||17 May 2006||17 May 2006||30 Jun 2006||31 Dec 2007||-|
|Financing Plan/TA Utilization||Cumulative Disbursements|
|1,130,000.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||1,130,000.00||03 Nov 2005||1,109,059.61|
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|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|Republic of Azerbaijan: Preparing the Southern Road Corridor Improvement Project (Alyat-Astara Road) (Financed by the Japan Special Fund)||Technical Assistance Reports||Nov 2005|
Safeguard Documents See also: Safeguards
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