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Georgia: Sustainable Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Development Program

Sovereign (Public) Project | 51132-002 Status: Proposed

The government of the Georgia (government) has requested the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for a $50 million financing from ADB's ordinary capital resources (OCR) to support the proposed Water Supply and Sanitation Services Improvement Project (project). The proposed project is aligned with the government strategies and the priorities of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) country partnership strategy 2014 -2018 for Georgia. The project and this transaction technical assistance (TRTA) are listed in the country operations business plan 2019-2021, and consistent with the Water Operational Plan 2011- 2020.

Project Details

Project Officer
Hong, Heeyoung Central and West Asia Department Request for information
Country
  • Georgia
Sector
  • Water and other urban infrastructure and services
 
Project Name Sustainable Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Development Program
Project Number 51132-002
Country Georgia
Project Status Proposed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan: Sustainable Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Development Program
Ordinary capital resources US$ 20.00 million
Ordinary capital resources US$ 130.00 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Agriculture, natural resources and rural development / Rural water policy, institutional and capacity development

Water and other urban infrastructure and services / Other urban services - Urban policy, institutional and capacity development - Urban water supply

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Effective gender mainstreaming
Description The government of the Georgia (government) has requested the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for a $50 million financing from ADB's ordinary capital resources (OCR) to support the proposed Water Supply and Sanitation Services Improvement Project (project). The proposed project is aligned with the government strategies and the priorities of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) country partnership strategy 2014 -2018 for Georgia. The project and this transaction technical assistance (TRTA) are listed in the country operations business plan 2019-2021, and consistent with the Water Operational Plan 2011- 2020.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy The proposed project is aligned with the government priorities and complements ADB's ongoing operations in Georgia. ADB has been supporting the government to rehabilitate, reconstruct and expand the water supply and sanitation (WSS) systems under the Urban Services Improvement Investment Program (USIIP). The project aims to maximize and sustain the benefits of the new infrastructure and minimize the inefficiencies of WSS operations in the selected areas of Georgia supported by USIIP. The project will assist the United Water Supply Company of Georgia (UWSCG) modernize its equipment and management information systems, restructure the organization, and develop capacity to better manage and operate the new assets. The project will also support institutional strengthening of key stakeholders including developing a water sector policy.
Impact Health of residents of selected areas of Georgia improved (Water Supply and Sanitation Development Plan 2011 2020)
Outcome Efficient, reliable and sustainable water supply and sanitation (WSS) service delivered in selected UWSCG service areas
Outputs

High-level technology (HLT) facilitated

Organizational and institutional capacity strengthened

Geographical Location Nation-wide, Georgia
Safeguard Categories
Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement B
Indigenous Peoples C
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation
Responsible ADB Officer Hong, Heeyoung
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Urban Development and Water Division, CWRD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Finance
16 Gorgasali St., 0114
Tbilisi
Georgia
Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure of Georgia
12 Khazbegi Str. 0160 Tbilisi
Georgia
Timetable
Concept Clearance 09 Oct 2018
Fact Finding 01 Jun 2020 to 10 Jun 2020
MRM 23 Jul 2020
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 09 Oct 2018

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