Uzbekistan: Skills Strategies for Industrial Modernization and Inclusive Growth

Sovereign Project | 50025-001 Status: Active

Summary

A comprehensive skills strategy for the Republic of Uzbekistan. At the policy level it will formulate an inter-ministerial working system for forecasting skills needs and the contribution of the education sector to a balanced and inclusive labor market. At the practical level, it will contribute to improvement of the overall situation of the labor market and regional competitiveness in the three pilot regions [Navoi, Tashkent (Angren) and Andijan] through developing and piloting capacity building activities and on-the-job skills development activities with government agencies, firms and the participation of regional human resources.

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Project Name Skills Strategies for Industrial Modernization and Inclusive Growth
Project Number 50025-001
Country Uzbekistan
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 9256-UZB: Skills Strategies for Industrial Modernization and Inclusive Growth
Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction US$ 900,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Partnerships
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Education - Education sector development

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Gender equity
Description A comprehensive skills strategy for the Republic of Uzbekistan. At the policy level it will formulate an inter-ministerial working system for forecasting skills needs and the contribution of the education sector to a balanced and inclusive labor market. At the practical level, it will contribute to improvement of the overall situation of the labor market and regional competitiveness in the three pilot regions [Navoi, Tashkent (Angren) and Andijan] through developing and piloting capacity building activities and on-the-job skills development activities with government agencies, firms and the participation of regional human resources.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy The government is aligning its policies and strategies to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). To foster skills and decent jobs for industrial modernization and inclusive growth, five SDGs to which this TA can contribute are relevant: quality education (SDG4), decent work and economic growth (SDG8), reduced inequality (SDG10), sustainable cities and communities (SDG11), and partnerships for the goals (SDG17). The TA will develop policy design capacity to pursue the SDG targets to ensure that we do not develop an economy that is not inclusive of the more disadvantaged.
Impact Skills developed and decent jobs for disadvantaged groups

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome Framework for a more effective and relevant skills development system that supports industrial modernization and inclusive growth
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

Skills demand and supply identified and analyzed in three geographic areas: Navoi region, Angren district of Tashkent region and Andijan region.

Skills monitoring system to address emerging jobs designed and pilot program established.

Possible reform and program design options to improve the skills development system identified and assessed

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 ADB will recruit consulting services to organize the business survey, workshops, planning for training programs, and monitoring activities. The consultants will be engaged by ADB in accordance with the Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2013, as amended from time to time).
Procurement It is expected that tablets will be procured using shopping procedures for the capi survey methodology.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer LaRocque, Norman I.A.
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division CWSS
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Labor
15, Mirobod Str.,
Tashkent, 100100, Republic of Uzbekistan

Timetable

Concept Clearance 04 Nov 2016
Fact Finding 12 Oct 2016 to 14 Oct 2016
MRM -
Approval 05 Dec 2016
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 13 Dec 2016

TA 9256-UZB

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
05 Dec 2016 03 Jan 2017 03 Jan 2017 31 Jan 2018 - -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
0.00 900,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 900,000.00 05 Dec 2016 0.00

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