Uzbekistan: Preparing the Rural Basic Education Project

Sovereign Project | 40049-012 Status: Closed

To improve access, relevance and quality of basic education in rural and remote areas, with a focus on poor and vulnerable children.

Project Details

Project Officer
Narasimham, R. Central and West Asia Department Request for information
  • Uzbekistan
  • Technical Assistance
  • Education
Project Name Preparing the Rural Basic Education Project
Project Number 40049-012
Country Uzbekistan
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 4851-UZB: Preparing the Rural Basic Education Project
Japan Special Fund US$ 500,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Education - Pre-primary and primary

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description To improve access, relevance and quality of basic education in rural and remote areas, with a focus on poor and vulnerable children.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy CSP 2006-2010

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location

Safeguard Categories

Environment C
Involuntary Resettlement C
Indigenous Peoples C

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 International consultants will consist of (i) a basic education specialist and education economist and team leader (5 person-months), (ii) an education facility and equipment specialist (3), and (iii) a specialist for teacher training and ICT development in rural education (3), National consultants will comprise (i) a specialist on basic education and financial analysis (5), (ii) a facility and equipment specialist (3), (iii) a community participation and poverty and social development specialist (5), and (iv) a teacher training specialist (3).

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Narasimham, R.
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Urban Development and Water Division, CWRD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Public Education
Mr. R. Akhlidinov
5 Mustakillik Square, Tashkent, Uzbekistan


Concept Clearance 10 Mar 2006
Fact Finding 25 Jun 2006 to 08 Jul 2006
Approval 23 Oct 2006
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 04 Apr 2006
Last PDS Update 30 Apr 2008

TA 4851-UZB

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
23 Oct 2006 12 Dec 2006 12 Dec 2006 30 Apr 2007 31 Jan 2008 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
500,000.00 0.00 50,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 550,000.00 23 Oct 2006 89,765.43

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Title Document Type Document Date
Uzbekistan: Rural Basic Education Project Validations of Project Completion Reports Dec 2013

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