Uzbekistan: Assessment of Socio-Economic Impacts of COVID-19 and Institutional Strengthening for Policy Responses

Sovereign Project | 54312-001

The knowledge and support technical assistance (TA) will contribute to improved evidence-based decision-making by the Ministry of Economic Development and Poverty Reduction (MOEDPR) in the Republic of Uzbekistan in its response to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.

Project Details

  • Project Officer
    Djalilov, Begzod M.
    Central and West Asia Department
    Request for information
  • Country/Economy
    Uzbekistan
  • Sector
    • Public sector management
Project Name Assessment of Socio-Economic Impacts of COVID-19 and Institutional Strengthening for Policy Responses
Project Number 54312-001
Country / Economy Uzbekistan
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 6545-UZB: Republic of Uzbekistan: Assessment of Socio-Economic Impacts of COVID-19 and Institutional Strengthening for Policy Responses
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 650,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Partnerships
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Health / Health system development

Public sector management / Economic affairs management

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Effective gender mainstreaming
Description The knowledge and support technical assistance (TA) will contribute to improved evidence-based decision-making by the Ministry of Economic Development and Poverty Reduction (MOEDPR) in the Republic of Uzbekistan in its response to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy The management of Ministry of Economic Development and Poverty Reduction (MOEDPR), which was created in March 2020, requested technical support in May 2020 along strategic lines for preparing the country's socio-economic impact assessment from the COVID-19 pandemic, formulating the Vision 2030 socio-economic development concept, approaches to industrial policy development and more long-term institutional strengthening of MOEDPR.
Impact Strengthened economic management capacity of the MOEDPR
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Improved evidence-based decision-making by the MOEDPR in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and increased institutional capacity in economic management.
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

1. Knowledge products and analytical work on the socioeconomic impact assessment of COVID-19 in Uzbekistan

2. Prioritized economic management policies and sector and thematic strategies prepared or updated

2.1. ADB and the MOEDPR attend periodic meetings to identify priority topics for ADB support and monitor implementation.

2.2. Select international consultants and experts on the identified topic; complete inception meeting at the start of each ADB-supported analytical work product to agree on the outputs, focus of analytical work, prospective areas for policy recommendations, and timelines.

2.3. Prepare knowledge products, including policy notes, with a limited set of actionable recommendations.

3. Sustained support on institutional strengthening provided to enable the MOEDPR to lead and facilitate economic management functions effectively

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 Djalilov, Begzod M.
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Uzbekistan Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank
6 ADB Avenue,
Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines
Ministry of Economic Development and Poverty Reduction
45 A, Islam Karimov Avenue, Tashkent, 1000 03, Uzbekistan
Timetable
Concept Clearance 28 May 2020
Fact Finding -
MRM -
Approval 04 Aug 2020
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 10 Sep 2020

TA 6545-UZB

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
04 Aug 2020 14 Aug 2020 14 Aug 2020 31 Jul 2023 - -
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 17 Jun 2022 118,700.75

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Tenders

Tender Title Type Status Posting Date Deadline
Advisor on the Environmental, Social, Governance Methodology for State-owned Enterprises Individual - Consulting Closed 26 Feb 2022 04 Mar 2022
Senior Public Investment Management Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 06 Mar 2021 19 Mar 2021
Senior Economist Individual - Consulting Closed 03 Feb 2021 17 Feb 2021
Senior Industry Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 11 Nov 2020 23 Nov 2020
Senior Development Economist Individual - Consulting Closed 21 Jul 2020 30 Jul 2020
Senior Health Specialist or Senior Health Economist Individual - Consulting Closed 21 Jul 2020 30 Jul 2020

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