Uzbekistan: Strengthening the Project Preparation System

Sovereign Project | 51394-003

The knowledge and support technical assistance (TA) will provide optimal and feasible solutions to the government's project preparation system. Specifically, the TA will review the government's system and structures for project preparation and identify bottlenecks in the process flow, particularly in project approvals.

Project Details

  • Project Officer
    Hiroki Katayama
    Central and West Asia Department
    Request for information
  • Approval Date
    21 September 2022
  • Country/Economy
    Uzbekistan
  • Sector
    • Public sector management
Project Name Strengthening the Project Preparation System
Project Number 51394-003
Country / Economy Uzbekistan
Project Status Approved
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 6956-UZB: Strengthening the Project Preparation System
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 650,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Sector / Subsector

Public sector management / Public administration

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description

The knowledge and support technical assistance (TA) will provide optimal and feasible solutions to the government's project preparation system. Specifically, the TA will review the government's system and structures for project preparation and identify bottlenecks in the process flow, particularly in project approvals.

Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy The TA is aligned with the country partnership strategy, 2019-2023 for Uzbekistan, which calls for the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to support the government's policy reforms and capacity building initiatives with a view to optimizing its public administration system and boosting the country's economy._It is also aligned with achieving the government's national development strategy 2022-2026, particularly goal 5, which prioritizes the introduction of a compact, professional, fair, and high-performance public administration system; and goal 6, which involves streamlining the organizational structures in the public administration system through optimum work processes._The TA is consistent with ADB's Strategy 2030,_and its operational priority 6 of strengthening governance and institutional capacity.
Impact

Efficiency of project preparation with the participation of international financial institutions increased

Project Outcome
Description of Outcome

Efficient project preparation mechanism established.

Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

NFS preparation and advance procurement actions improved

Standardized project implementation structure and personnel policy developed

Portfolio management capacity of ICDA strengthened

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
During Project Implementation
Responsible ADB Officer Hiroki Katayama
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Uzbekistan Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Ministry for Investment and Foreign Trade
Timetable
Concept Clearance 12 Aug 2022
Fact Finding 16 May 2022 to 17 May 2022
MRM -
Approval 21 Sep 2022
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 11 Nov 2022

TA 6956-UZB

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
21 Sep 2022 14 Oct 2022 14 Oct 2022 31 Dec 2024 - -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
650,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 650,000.00 11 Nov 2022 0.00

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Tenders

Tender Title Type Status Posting Date Deadline
Team Leader and National Feasibility Study Policy Expert Individual - Consulting Closed 18 Nov 2022 24 Nov 2022
Procurement Management Expert Individual - Consulting Closed 08 Nov 2022 14 Nov 2022
Portfolio Management Regulations Analyst & TA Coordination Individual - Consulting Closed 19 Oct 2022 01 Nov 2022
Human Resource Expert (PIU Management Expert) Individual - Consulting Closed 19 Oct 2022 25 Oct 2022
Portfolio Management Expert Individual - Consulting Closed 19 Oct 2022 25 Oct 2022

Contracts Awarded

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