42052-012: Preparing the CAREC Transport Corridor III (Dushanbe-Uzbekistan Border Road) Project | Asian Development Bank

Tajikistan: Preparing the CAREC Transport Corridor III (Dushanbe-Uzbekistan Border Road) Project

Sovereign (Public) Project | 42052-012 Status: Closed
Project Name Preparing the CAREC Transport Corridor III (Dushanbe-Uzbekistan Border Road) Project
Project Number 42052-012
Country Tajikistan
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7080-TAJ: Preparing the CAREC Transport Corridor III (Dushanbe-Uzbekistan Border Road) Project
Regional Cooperation and Integration Fund US$ 650,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Regional integration
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Sector / Subsector

Transport - Road transport (non-urban)

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Description tbd
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy Consistent with Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) Transport and Trade Facilitation Strategy (November 2007), ADB's overall Regional Cooperation Strategy and Country Partnership Strategy for Tajikistan
Impact The proposed project will contribute to an integrated and efficient road transport link by (i) rehabilitating 66km of the road connecting Dushnabe and Uzbeksitan border, and (ii) upgrading of cross border infrastructure and facilities at Bratsvo border post. This will complete improvements to the remaining missing link of CAREC III corridor in Tajikistan. The TA will further promote conducting road sector and cross border operations with greater transparency and public scrutiny.
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome The outcome of the TA is a project design agreed between the Government and ADB.
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs The expected outputs are (i) detailed project design and scope, (ii) feasiblity study, and (iii) bidding documents, acceptable to the Government and ADB.
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Dushanbe-Tursunzade-Uzbekistan Border Road
Safeguard Categories
Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement A
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 ADB will select and engage an internationally recognized consulting firm in association with national consultants, with relevant experience in all aspects of the specified scope of work, in accordance with the Guidelines on the Use of Consultants by Asian Developemnt Bank and its Borrowers (2007, as amended from time to time). The simplified techncial proposal and the quality-and-cost based selection will be used in selecting the consulting firm. The TA will require 20 person-months of international and 36 person-months of national consulting services.
Responsible ADB Officer Hong, Heeyoung
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, CWRD
Executing Agencies
Custom Service
Gurez Zaripov, Chief General-mayor
Bukharo Str. 50 734025 Dushanbe Republic of Tajikistan
Ministry of Transport
Olimjon, Minister
14, Aini Street Dushanbe, Tajikistan
Concept Clearance 06 Mar 2008
Fact Finding 08 Feb 2008 to 11 Feb 2008
Approval 14 May 2008
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 02 Apr 2008
Last PDS Update 12 Oct 2010

TA 7080-TAJ

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
14 May 2008 16 Jul 2008 16 Jul 2008 30 Apr 2009 30 Mar 2010 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
650,000.00 0.00 150,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 800,000.00 14 May 2008 637,252.87

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