The first three tranches of the multi-tranche financing facility (MFF) financed construction of water networks in Goychay, Agdash and Beylagan. Construction of wastewater treatment plants (WWTP) will be critical to minimize environmental and health impacts through proper sewage disposal. Project 4 will serve as additional financing to Project 2 of the MFF to complete civil works in Agdash and Beylagan towns. Two main components include water supply and sanitation (WSS) infrastructure development and program support. First component consists of WSS network in Agdash and WWTP in Agdash and Beylagan.
|Project Name||Water Supply and Sanitation Investment Program - Tranche 4 (Additional Financing)|
|Project Type / Modality of Assistance||Loan
|Source of Funding / Amount||
|Strategic Agendas||Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
|Drivers of Change||Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
|Sector / Subsector||
Water and other urban infrastructure and services / Urban sanitation - Urban water supply
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming||Effective gender mainstreaming|
|Description||The first three tranches of the multi-tranche financing facility (MFF) financed construction of water networks in Goychay, Agdash and Beylagan. Construction of wastewater treatment plants (WWTP) will be critical to minimize environmental and health impacts through proper sewage disposal. Project 4 will serve as additional financing to Project 2 of the MFF to complete civil works in Agdash and Beylagan towns. Two main components include water supply and sanitation (WSS) infrastructure development and program support. First component consists of WSS network in Agdash and WWTP in Agdash and Beylagan.|
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy||The quality and reliability of WSS infrastructure and services have not kept pace with the rapid economic growth for the secondary towns in Azerbaijan. Delivering improved urban WSS services has thus become a key priority of the government. The long-term urban WSS investment plan (2008-2020) draws from the state program and is estimated to be $3.5 billion, comprising physical and nonphysical investments to address medium-term (2008-2015) and long-term (2016-2020) needs in the sector.|
|Impact||Improved public health and environment in Agdash and Beylagan.|
|Description of Outcome||Improved coverage, continuity, and quality of water supplies and wastewater disposal in Agdash and Beylagan.|
|Progress Toward Outcome|
|Description of Project Outputs||
Water supply system efficiency improved through rehabilitation and replacement, and coverage expanded in Agdash
sewerage and sanitation system efficiency improved through construction and coverage expansion in Agdash and Beylagan
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)|
|Geographical Location||Agdas, Beylagan|
|Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects|
|Environmental Aspects||Azersu updated the environmental assessment and review framework based on ADB Safeguard Policy Statement (SPS) 2009, and endorsed the framework in November 2011. Project 4 is classified as category B for environment, and involves the following: (i) construction of a new water intake system at Dehne village (Agdash) and ancillary works including the construction of water reservoir and pipeline to Agdash; (ii) WWTP at a new location in Agdash; and (iii) WWTP (original site) and a drainage channel at Beylagan. The IEEs prepared under Project 2 have been revised and updated to incorporate all new elements of the project. No significant environmental impacts are anticipated during or after construction. Most of the predicted impacts are likely during construction such as dust, disturbance to residents and traffic, etc. these have been addressed through mitigation measures in the IEEs and environmental monitoring plans. Consultation was undertaken with stakeholders, and incorporated into the IEEs. Azersu has one full time environment specialist in the IPMO. Furthermore, the contractor will be required to prepare site specific environmental management plans for each subproject in order to implement the environmental requirements of the IEEs. The environmental monitoring plans will be part of the construction contracts. Implementation of the environmental management plans will be monitored by the IPMC, as well as the safeguard specialists appointed under IPMO in close coordination with environmental specialists of the contractors. The project was screened 'Medium' risk to climate change, in particular due to rising mean temperature. During implementation, project design will be assessed against expected climate change and appropriate adaptation measures will be incorporated.|
|Involuntary Resettlement||Project 4 is classified as category B for involuntary resettlement. Azersu updated the land acquisition and resettlement framework (LARF) based on the SPS 2009 and endorsed it in November 2011. The LARF was posted on ADB and the EAs' websites on 17 November 2011. Project 4 includes constructing water supply and sewerage infrastructure along the existing road network and within the existing right of way. The land for boreholes, water intake, reservoirs, and associated facilities in Agdash and Beylagan towns is mostly owned by SuKanals. There is 0.27 hectares of privately owned land being acquired for construction of 3 wells in the Agdash sub-project. The land will be acquired from two households with a total of 11 members. In Beylagan subproject, a total of 4.95 hectares of land will be acquired from 44 households (with a total of 207 members) for provision of a 28 m wide easement and construction of a 1769 meter long sewer pipe. In Beylagan, a squatter (with a total of 4 members) will lose temporary structures in the wastewater treatment plant site. LARPs have been prepared for the Agdash and Beylagan subprojects in consultation with the affected persons. Any unanticipated impacts will be mitigated based on the provisions of the LARF. Azersu has sufficient institutional capacity for supervising and monitoring the LARP with support from the IPMC.|
|Indigenous Peoples||Project 4 is classified as category C for indigenous peoples. The investment program area does not include communities that may be defined as indigenous peoples under the SPS.|
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|During Project Design||Extensive consultations have been undertaken with stakeholders, including project towns, NGOs and community-based organizations, elected representatives, administrative departments, rayon (town) administrations, and representatives of various government ministries. Meetings, focus group discussions with NGOs, and structured interviews were undertaken with stakeholders.|
|During Project Implementation||Consultations with beneficiaries during project implementation will continue to be undertaken.|
|Consulting Services||Tranche 4 loan includes: (i) one consulting package using the quality-and cost- based selection method to recruit international program management consultants; and (ii) one consulting package using least cost selection method to recruit an auditor|
|Procurement||Tranche 4 loan includes three international competitive bids (ICB) for procurement of civil works for (1)water supply and sewerage network in Agdash, (2) wastewater treatment plant in Agdash, and (3) wastewater treatment plant in Beylagan.|
|Responsible ADB Officer||Shen, Lu|
|Responsible ADB Department||Central and West Asia Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||Urban Development and Water Division, CWRD|
67, Tbilisi av.
Baku AZ1012, Azerbaijan
|MRM||01 Jun 2016|
|Approval||09 Aug 2016|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|Last PDS Update||29 Sep 2017|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|09 Aug 2016||-||-||31 May 2018||-||09 Aug 2017|
|Financing Plan||Loan Utilization|
|Total (Amount in US$ million)||Date||ADB||Others||Net Percentage|
|Project Cost||100.00||Cumulative Contract Awards|
|ADB||75.00||09 Aug 2016||0.00||0.00||0%|
|Cofinancing||0.00||09 Aug 2016||0.00||0.00||0%|
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|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|Water Supply and Sanitation Investment Program - Tranche 4: Periodic Financing Request Report||Periodic Financing Request Reports||Jul 2016|
|Su Təchizatı və Kanalizasiyaya İnvestisiya Proqramı – Tranş 4: Layihə Data Sənədi||Translated PDS||Jun 2016|
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|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|Water Supply and Sanitation Investment Program - Tranche 4: Agdash Initial Environmental Examination||Initial Environmental Examination||Jun 2016|
|Water Supply and Sanitation Investment Program - Tranche 4: Beylagan Initial Environmental Examination||Initial Environmental Examination||Jun 2016|
|Water Supply and Sanitation Investment Program - Tranche 4: Beylagan Initial Environmental Examination||Initial Environmental Examination||May 2016|
|Water Supply and Sanitation Investment Program - Tranche 4: Agdash Initial Environmental Examination||Initial Environmental Examination||May 2016|
|Water Supply and Sanitation Investment Program - Tranche 4: Beylagan Resettlement Plan||Resettlement Plans||May 2016|
|Water Supply and Sanitation Investment Program - Tranche 4: Agdash Resettlement Plan||Resettlement Plans||May 2016|
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|Tender Title||Type||Status||Posting Date||Deadline|
|AZE: Water Supply and Sanitation Investment Program - Tranche 4||Advance Notice||Archived||12 Sep 2016|
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