The main focus of the TA and its ensuing investment project is to enhance the road network and improve national and subregional connectivity. This will strengthen road connectivity to major economic activities centers and enhance cooperation with neighboring countries as well as improve regional trade, contributing to expansion of economic development and regionally balanced development.
|Project Name||CAREC Corridor 2 Road Investment Program|
|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||No gender elements|
|Description||The main focus of the TA and its ensuing investment project is to enhance the road network and improve national and subregional connectivity. This will strengthen road connectivity to major economic activities centers and enhance cooperation with neighboring countries as well as improve regional trade, contributing to expansion of economic development and regionally balanced development.|
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy|
|Impact||The TA's main impact will be an integrated, efficient, and safe road network in Uzbekistan and improved regional connectivity.|
|Description of Outcome||The TA outcome will be a completed design of the Investment Program and feasibility study for the tranche 1 project. This will lead to improved roads that will enhance national and international transport connectivity, expand trade, and create new business opportunities.|
|Progress Toward Outcome|
|Description of Project Outputs||The TA outputs comprises (i) due diligence reports on the Investment Program, including a road sector analysis, sector roadmap, policy framework, investment plan, financing plan, safeguards frameworks, and a design and monitoring framework (DMF); and (ii) due diligence reports for the tranche 1 project, including project scope, cost estimates and financing plan, economic analysis, environment and social assessments, poverty|
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)|
|Geographical Location||Bukhara, Khorezm, and Karakalpakstan Republic|
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|During Project Design||The TA will conduct public consultation with stakeholders, community meetings with local communities.|
|During Project Implementation||Stakeholders will be identified and consulted during TA implementation.|
ADB will use the single source selection method and biodata technical proposal to recruit the consultant under the TA.
In addition, individual international consultants will be recruited under the TA for 10 person-months to carry out a road sector analysis and assist the EA in procurement and monitoring the preparation of detailed designs carried out by the Government. All consultants will be engaged by ADB in accordance with its Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2007, as amended from time to time).
|Responsible ADB Officer||Khan, Shakeel A.|
|Responsible ADB Department||Central and West Asia Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||Transport and Communications Division, CWRD|
Ministry of Finance
Mr. Jamol Shukurov, Director
5 Mustaqiliik Square Tashkent 100008 Republic of Uzbekistan
|Concept Clearance||06 Nov 2009|
|Fact Finding||10 Sep 2009 to 18 Sep 2009|
|Approval||11 Nov 2009|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|PDS Creation Date||24 Sep 2009|
|Last PDS Update||14 Apr 2011|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|11 Nov 2009||20 Nov 2009||20 Nov 2009||30 Sep 2010||31 Jan 2011||-|
|Financing Plan/TA Utilization||Cumulative Disbursements|
|900,000.00||0.00||200,000.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||1,100,000.00||11 Nov 2009||783,517.29|
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