48414-002: Third CAREC Corridor Road Investment Program | Asian Development Bank

Uzbekistan: Third CAREC Corridor Road Investment Program

Sovereign (Public) Project | 48414-002 Status: Proposed

The Asian Development Bank is working with Uzbekistan to increase domestic and international trade along key routes in the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation area. The project is improving road connections and strengthening the Road Fund and the Road Research Institute.

Project Details

Project Officer
Singru, Narendra Central and West Asia Department Request for information
Country
  • Uzbekistan
Sector
  • Transport
 
Project Name Third CAREC Corridor Road Investment Program
Project Number 48414-002
Country
Project Status Proposed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
MFF Facility Concept: Third CAREC Corridor Road Investment Program
Ordinary capital resources US$ 345.00 million
To be determined US$ 355.00 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Regional integration
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Partnerships
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Transport / Road transport (non-urban)

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description The proposed third investment program will increase domestic and international trade along Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) Corridors. The outcome will be improved road connectivity and strengthening of institutional capacity within the Road Fund and the Road Research Institute. The outputs will be an approximately 364 km reconstructed road section of the A380 and regional highways, and improved project management, logistics, road asset management and road safety. The investment program will finance three separate projects.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy The proposed multi-tranche financing facility (MFF) for the Third Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation Corridor 2 Road Investment Program (the Program) will rehabilitate about 394 km of highways in Republic of Karkalpakstan and Kashkadarya regions and support institutional development for road asset management in the country. This will directly complement another ongoing highway investment in Kazakhstan (supported by ADB) connecting Beyneu (a town on Uzbekistan's border) and the port of Aktau on the Caspian Sea. The Program will promote trade and tourism, and facilitate the economic and social development in these regions of Uzbekistan.
Impact Increased international trade and tourism along CAREC Corridor in Uzbekistan(Statistical Review of Uzbekistan)
Outcome Improved efficiency of road subsector.
Outputs

1. UZB sections of CAREC Corridors 2 and 6 completed

2. Institutional development of select transport sector agencies achieved

Geographical Location
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design Consultations will be held with potential stakeholders - the local population, the Road Fund, the government officials, followed by discussions with village chairpersons and villagers through focus discussion groups.
During Project Implementation Continued consultation will be held during implementation with potential stakeholders - the local population, the Road Fund, the government officials, followed by discussions with village chairpersons and villagers through focus discussion groups.
Responsible ADB Officer Singru, Narendra
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, CWRD
Executing Agencies
Republican Road Fund
Ministry of Finance 29 Istiklol Street
Tashkent, 100017,Republic of Uzbekistan
Timetable
Concept Clearance 07 Sep 2015
Fact Finding 04 Jul 2017 to 22 Jul 2017
MRM 25 Jul 2017
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 08 Sep 2015

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