Georgia : Preparing a Multitranche Financing Facility for the Georgia Urban Services Improvement Investment Program

Sovereign Project | 43405-012

Project Name
Preparing a Multitranche Financing Facility for the Georgia Urban Services Improvement Investment Program
Project Number
43405-012
Country / Economy
  • Georgia
Project Status
Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance
  • Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7487-GEO: Preparing a Multitranche Financing Facility for the Georgia Urban Services Improvement Investment Program
Source Amount
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 493,500.00
Strategic Agendas
  • Environmentally sustainable growth
  • Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change
  • Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
  • Governance and capacity development
  • Private sector development
Sector / Subsector
  • Water and other urban infrastructure and services / Other urban services - Urban policy, institutional and capacity development - Urban solid waste management - Urban water supply

Gender
Effective gender mainstreaming
Description
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact

The impact of the TA and the proposed multitranche financing facility investment program is improved water supply and sanitation services in Georgia's provincial capitals and secondary towns.

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome

The outcome of the TA will be interventions to improve environmental conditions in Georgia's provincial capitals and secondary towns through sustainable urban basic service delivery.

Progress Toward Outcome

Implementation Progress

Description of Project Outputs

Output 1: Bid Documents for Tranche 1 Project. The TA will assist the Government finalize bid documents for tranche 1 project. The TA will review the technical feasibility of tranche 1 project and guide the domestic team, appointed by the EA, infinalizing detailed engineering designs, drawings, and quantity estimates. The TA will assist the EA to develop a rate analysis document, develop specifications, and compile bid documents for advance contracting or for initiating bidding once the MFF loan is approved. ADB's standard bidding documents will form the basis for bid preparation.

Output 2: Safeguard Frameworks and Plans. The TA will assist the Government develop safeguards framework for environmental assessment and review, and for land acquisition and resettlement. The TA will also prepare initial environmental examinations for the tranche 1 project. It will carry out due diligence for involuntary resettlement and prepare resettlement plans, if required. It will also coordinate the preparation of a Gender Action Plan based on gender-disaggregated socio economic data collection under the PATA.

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location

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
An individual consultants will be engaged to deliver outputs 1 and 2.

Contact

Responsible ADB Officer
Padmanabhan, Vijay
Responsible ADB Department
Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division
Urban Development and Water Division, CWRD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure of Georgia

Timetable

Concept Clearance
-
Fact Finding
11 Oct 2009 to 15 Oct 2009
MRM
-
Approval
05 Jan 2010
Last Review Mission
-
PDS Creation Date
15 Apr 2010
Last PDS Update
02 Sep 2011

Funding

TA 7487-GEO

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
05 Jan 2010 10 Mar 2010 10 Mar 2010 31 Dec 2010 30 Jun 2011 21 Nov 2011
Financing Plan/TA Utilization
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
493,500.00 0.00 22,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 515,500.00
Cumulative Disbursements
Date Amount
17 Jun 2022 458,498.69

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Safeguard Documents See also: Safeguards
Safeguard documents provided at the time of project/facility approval may also be found in the list of linked documents provided with the Report and Recommendation of the President.

Title Document Type Document Date
Urban Services Improvement Investment Program: Environmental Assessment Review Frameworks Environmental Assessment and Review Framework Nov 2010
Urban Services Improvement Investment Program: Resettlement Framework Resettlement Frameworks Nov 2010
Urban Services Improvement Investment Program: Draft Resettlement Framework Resettlement Frameworks Nov 2010

Evaluation Documents See also: Independent Evaluation

None currently available.


Related Publications

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Tenders

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Contracts Awarded

No contracts awarded for this project were found

Procurement Plan

None currently available.