Uzbekistan: Preparing the Skills Development for a Modern Economy Project

Sovereign Project | 51012-004

The proposed project will aim at increasing employment of the population, particularly for youth. The project will provide investment finance for the market-driven skills to be learned by students and jobseekers through (i) improving employment and workforce development services; (ii) enhancing quality and relevance of skills development; and (iii) strengthening sector governance and management.

Project Details

  • Project Officer
    Long, Xin
    Central and West Asia Department
    Request for information
  • Country
    Uzbekistan
  • Sector
    • Education
Project Name Preparing the Skills Development for a Modern Economy Project
Project Number 51012-004
Country Uzbekistan
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 9727-UZB: Preparing the Skills Development for a Modern Economy Project
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 500,000.00
TA 9727-UZB: Preparing the Skills Development for a Modern Economy Project (Supplementary)
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 220,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Sector / Subsector

Education / Technical and vocational education and training

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Gender equity
Description The proposed project will aim at increasing employment of the population, particularly for youth. The project will provide investment finance for the market-driven skills to be learned by students and jobseekers through (i) improving employment and workforce development services; (ii) enhancing quality and relevance of skills development; and (iii) strengthening sector governance and management.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy The transaction technical assistance (TRTA) will help the government prepare the Skills Development for a Modern Economy Project (the project). Particularly, the TRTA will support (i) preparing the investment feasibility study (IFS); (ii) increasing key implementing agencies' awareness on international good practices on competency-based training and workforce development; and (iii) loan processing and implementation startup.
Impact
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Nation-wide
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design Stakeholders including government and its agencies, NGOs, private sector and development partners were consulted during the design of the TRTA.
During Project Implementation Stakeholders including government and its agencies, NGOs, private sector and development partners were consulted and/or involved in workshops during the TRTA implementation.
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services Individual consultants will be selected and hired mainly in the areas of competency-based training, teacher development, training equipment, education technology, entrepreneurship development and public-private partnership, monitoring and evaluation, financial management, safeguards (environmental, social), costing, economic and financial analysis, and project feasibility study report.
Responsible ADB Officer Long, Xin
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division CWSS
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Employment and Labor Relations
15, Mirobod Str.,
Tashkent, 100100, Republic of Uzbekistan
Timetable
Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
MRM -
Approval 12 Apr 2019
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 24 Jul 2019

TA 9727-UZB

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
12 Apr 2019 20 May 2019 20 May 2019 30 Apr 2020 31 Dec 2021 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
720,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 720,000.00 29 Sep 2021 657,399.53

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Tenders

Tender Title Type Status Posting Date Deadline
Project Implementation Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 08 Sep 2021 14 Sep 2021
Project Implementation Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 25 Mar 2021 31 Mar 2021
Energy Efficiency Building Architect/Civil Engineer Individual - Consulting Closed 06 Sep 2019 28 Sep 2019
Project Feasibility Design Study Firm - Consulting Closed 04 Sep 2019 25 Sep 2019
Construction Industry Skills Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 25 Jul 2019 31 Jul 2019
Textile Sector Skills Specialist (International) Individual - Consulting Closed 24 Jul 2019 02 Aug 2019
Economist (National) Individual - Consulting Closed 24 Jul 2019 02 Aug 2019
Competency-based Training and Teacher Development Specialist (National) Individual - Consulting Closed 19 Jul 2019 26 Jul 2019
Enivronment Safeguard Specialist (National) Individual - Consulting Closed 19 Jul 2019 25 Jul 2019
Equipment Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 08 Jun 2019 14 Jun 2019
Costing Specialist (International) Individual - Consulting Closed 08 Jun 2019 14 Jun 2019
ICT Skills Specialist (National) Individual - Consulting Closed 05 Jun 2019 25 Jun 2019
Teacher Development Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 05 Jun 2019 25 Jun 2019
Project Implementation Specialist (National) Individual - Consulting Closed 22 May 2019 25 Jun 2019
Equipment Specialist (National) Individual - Consulting Closed 22 May 2019 04 Jun 2019
Textiles Industry Skills Specialist (National) Individual - Consulting Closed 22 May 2019 18 Jun 2019
Financial Management Specialist (National) Individual - Consulting Closed 16 May 2019 22 May 2019
Social Safeguards Specialist (National) Individual - Consulting Closed 16 May 2019 22 May 2019
Agriculture Sector Skills Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 07 May 2019 30 May 2019
Entrepreneurship Development and PPP Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 07 May 2019 20 May 2019
Financial Management Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 07 May 2019 20 May 2019
Social Safeguards Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 07 May 2019 20 May 2019
Environment Safeguard Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 07 May 2019 20 May 2019
Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist (National) Individual - Consulting Closed 26 Apr 2019 09 May 2019
Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 26 Apr 2019 09 May 2019
Education Technology Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 26 Apr 2019 09 May 2019
Competency-based Training Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 18 Apr 2019 08 May 2019
Teacher Development Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 18 Apr 2019 08 May 2019

Contracts Awarded

Contract Title Approval Number Contract Date Contractor | Address Executing Agency Total Contract Amount (US$) Contract Amount Financed by ADB (US$)
Project Preparatory Technical Assistance 9727 10 Dec 2019 AYKAN-INVEST Co. LTD(UZBEKISTAN) in association with Open JSC <<O'zog'irsanoatloyiha>>(UZBEKISTAN) | Babur str., 14 Tashkent Uzbekistan Uzbekistan Ministry of Employment and Labor Relations 179,760.00

Procurement Plan

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