Regional: Improving Access and Strengthening Innovations for Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene in Selected Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation Countries and the Caucasus

Sovereign Project | 55287-001

The knowledge and support technical assistance (TA) will develop a set of technical, institutional, and policy tools to improve access to water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) systems for the most underserved communities and populations, including women, vulnerable groups such as children and people with special needs in seven countries within the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) region and Caucasus.

Project Details

  • Project Officer
    Petrone, Massimo
    Central and West Asia Department
    Request for information
  • Country/Economy
    Regional
  • Sector
    • Water and other urban infrastructure and services
Project Name Improving Access and Strengthening Innovations for Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene in Selected Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation Countries and the Caucasus
Project Number 55287-001
Country / Economy Regional
Armenia
Georgia
Kazakhstan
Kyrgyz Republic
Pakistan
Tajikistan
Uzbekistan
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 6923-REG: Improving Access and Strengthening Innovations for Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene in Selected Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation Countries and the Caucasus
People's Republic of China Poverty Reduction and Regional Cooperation Fund US$ 800,000.00
Water Financing Facility - Multidonor TF US$ 100,000.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Regional integration
Drivers of Change Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Partnerships
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Water and other urban infrastructure and services / Urban sanitation - Urban water supply

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Effective gender mainstreaming
Description The knowledge and support technical assistance (TA) will develop a set of technical, institutional, and policy tools to improve access to water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) systems for the most underserved communities and populations, including women, vulnerable groups such as children and people with special needs in seven countries within the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) region and Caucasus.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy The TA is expected (i) to strengthen WASH components and integration of water, sanitation, hygiene, and health (WASH+H) in projects under Urban Development and Water Division (CWUW) of ADB's Central and West Asia Department; and (ii) to apply COVID-19 infection prevention and control principles in the preparation and implementation of CWUWs projects, resulting in healthier populations in CAREC region through an inclusive, gender-sensitive, effective, and sustainable approach.
Impact Access to water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) systems for the most underserved communities and populations, including the most vulnerable groups in CAREC region and the Caucasus improved (CAREC 2030: Connecting the Region for Shared and Sustainable Development).
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Increased uptake of COVID-19 related WASH actions through ADB and DMC-funded projects, strategies, and programs.
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

Support to project preparation and interventions on COVID-19 infection prevention and control, and WASH+H-related activities delivered.

Comprehensive system of knowledge exchange, capacity building and dissemination of WASH best practices established.

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Armenia - Nation-wide, Armenia; Georgia - Nation-wide, Georgia; Kazakhstan - Nation-wide, Kazakhstan; Kyrgyz Republic - Nation-wide, Kyrgyzstan; Pakistan - Nation-wide, Pakistan; Tajikistan - Nation-wide, Tajikistan; Uzbekistan - Nation-wide, Uzbekistan
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 Petrone, Massimo
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Urban Development and Water Division, CWRD
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank
6 ADB Avenue,
Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines
Timetable
Concept Clearance 07 Feb 2022
Fact Finding 06 Aug 2021 to 06 Aug 2021
MRM -
Approval 12 Jun 2022
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 12 Jun 2022

TA 6923-REG

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
12 Jun 2022 - 12 Jun 2022 31 Dec 2024 - -
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 12 Jun 2022 0.00

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