TA-6498 REG: Knowledge and Innovation Support for ADB’s Water Financing Program – Irrigated Agriculture Consultant (42384-012)

The consultant will update the cropping pattern in the area covered by Loan 3025/3026-UZB: Amu Bukhara Irrigation System Rehabilitation Project for the project midterm review. This will include the update/re-estimate the crop water requirement for the overall project area and the irrigation water requirement at both the intake point of the main irrigation canal and […]

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Assessment the Labor and Working Conditions at Khantex Cotton Cluster

On 20 June 2017, LLC “Khantex Group”, At-Termiziy Str. 7-a, Kurgantepa district, 170710 Uchqun village, Andijan region, Republic of Uzbekistan (“Importer”) and Rieter Machine Works Ltd, Klostergasse 20, CH-8406 Winterthur / Switzerland (“Exporter”) entered into a Contract No. 21519401 for the supply of spinning machinery and equipment with related services. Under the terms and conditions […]

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TA 51041001UZB: Horticulture Value Chain Infrastructure Project (formerly: Agriculture Diversification Project) 1 Conducting the Investment Feasibility Study

The proposed project will complement and enhance the impact of the ongoing ADB-financed Horticulture Value Chain Development Project, which helps improve access to market-based bank finance for farmers, agro-processing enterprises, owners and operators of cold storage facilities, and trading and logistics service suppliers in the horticulture value chain. The holistic wholesale markets will help expand […]

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Capacity and Needs Assessment of the Water Management Players and Improved Advisory Mechanisms

The Project aims at strengthening institutional frameworks and technical capacities for water management at basin, Water Consumers’ Associations (WCAs) and farm levels while increasing the awareness on effective and rational water use. Conduction of quantitative and qualitative survey on social and gender aspects.

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Consulting Services for Monitoring and Evaluation of the project, update documents on environmental safeguards and social protection measures under South Karakalpakstan Water Resources Improvement Project.

Effective monitoring and evaluation both during project implementation and long term after project completion is a vital part of the overall project cycle; without M&E the lessons necessary to ensure continued improvements in performance will not be learned and applied. M&E falls within the Project Management component of the project and it is proposed that […]

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Monitoring & Evaluation Consultancy Services for the Ferghana Valley Water Resources Management Phase-I Project (FWRMP-I)

The World Bank funded FWRMP-I has been designed to address both the physical and institutional causes of low agricultural productivity. The project design addresses overall constraints to agricultural production in Uzbekistan, damage to public and private infrastructure, threats to the environment and public health due to shallow GWLs in the project area, and weak capacity […]

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Designing Social Institutions in Transition: Promotion of Institutional Development for Common Pool Resources Management in Central Asia – InDeCA.

Since the break-up of the Soviet Union in 1991, the management of common pool resources (CPRs) such as irrigation systems and pasture has undergone substantial reforms in Central Asia. As a result, new institutions and governance structures were created, including Water Consumer Associations (WCA) in Uzbekistan and Pasture Committees (PCs) in Kyrgyzstan. Research work on […]

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Management of two bilateral projects: Rural Enterprises Support Project (parallel financing with the World Bank) and Water Resources Management Sector Project (parallel financing with the Asian Development Bank)

The SDC contribution is carried out as components of two different projects: 1 – World Bank’s (WB’s) Rural Enterprise Support Project II (RESP II); 2 – Asian Development Bank’s (ADB’s) Water Resources Management Sector Project (WRMSP). In the RESP II, SDC contributes through parallel funding of 2 subcomponents (2b-Strengthening of WCA and WCA Support services […]

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TA-8567UZB: Innovations for Agricultural Modernisation

The scope of work that is expected to be completed under TA 8567-UZB is practical in essence, but also quite wide in potential scope. The two elements taken together will provide a full package of proposals that should support and improve existing production while also leading to increased efficiency that will open up greater opportunities […]

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RETA 7548 Improving the Implementation of Environmental Safeguards in Central and West Asia IDCA: Environmental Safeguards Training Consultant and Third Party Auditor, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan

Work undertaken by ADB’s Central and West Asia Department (CWRD) highlighted a number of deficiencies preventing effective implementation of environmental safeguards. Foremost among the challenges is insufficient capacity in executing agencies to prepare, implement, and monitor the implementation of EMPs. The lack of effective implementation means that there is a credible risk that projects are […]

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Social Mobilization activities in the Pilot WCAs for JICA Water Management Improvement Technical Cooperation Project

Японское Агентство по Международному Сотрудничеству (JICA), в сотрудничестве с Министерством сельского и водного хозяйства (МСВХ) Республики Узбекистана реализуют Проект Техническое Содействие по Улучшению управления Водными ресурсами в Узбекистане. Проектными зонами являются Ташкентская область (под Чирчикским-Ахангаранским БУИС), Сырдарьинская область (под Нижним Сырдарьинским БУИС), и Джизакская область (под Нижним Сырдарьинским БУИС). Целью Проекта является улучшение управления водными […]

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Conducting Socio-Economic Survey for Amu Bukhara Irrigation System Rehabilitation Project TA 7917–UZB, ADB PPTA

Amu-Bakhara Magistral Canal (ABMC) supplying water to more than 285,000 ha of the irrigated lands for domestic and industrial needs of Bukhara region requires considerable modernization, as it exceeded its economic life span. Amu-Bakhara Irrigation System Rehabilitation Project aims to rehabilitate the prioritized components of main irrigation system, i.e. provide the state-of-the-art technologies and equipment […]

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Project Preparation, Feasibility Study, Preparation of Tender Designs for the Fergana Valley Water Resources Management Phase-II Project.

The Government of Uzbekistan (GOU) has obtained a Credit from World Bank for Fergana Valley Water Resources Management Phase-I Project (FWRMP). The proceeds from this credit/loan will be used to prepare a proposed Fergana Valley Water Resources Management Phase-II Project (FWRMP-II). The main objectives of the proposed consultancy services are to: • prepare an Integrated […]

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Developing of Environmental Strategy and Action Plan for Zarafshan River Basin

During 2005, the United Nations Environment Program supported the Government of Uzbekistan in completing a Roadmap for IWRM to expedite the process of preparing a plan. This process identified the following priorities: (i) the need to establish intersectoral councils for IWRM, (ii) creation of the legislative and policy framework for IWRM that includes adoption of […]

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Design and Construction Supervision of Drip Irrigation Demonstration in “Qarasha” WCA of Tashkent province for JICA Water Management Improvement Technical Cooperation Project

Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in cooperation with the Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources (MAWR) of the Republic of Uzbekistan is implementing Water Management Improvement Technical Cooperation Project in Uzbekistan. The target areas of the project are Tashkent province (under Chirchik-Ahangaran BISM), Syrdarya province (under Lower Syrdarya BISM), and Jizzax province (under Lower – […]

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Study of Existing Maintenance Arrangements and Development of Detailed Improvement Measures in Bad Bad Irrigation Canal in Samarkand Province

GTZ Transboundary Water Management in Central Asia (TWM CA) programmer has provided funds for rehabilitation of Bad Bad Irrigation canal (BBIC) in Samarkand province, targeting improving of water use in this irrigation system. However, preliminary assessment of the BBIC have highlighted one of major problem of irrigation system is provision of proper maintenance. The proper […]

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Detail WUA Survey for JICA Water Management Improvement Technical Cooperation Project

Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in collaboration with Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources (MAWR) of Uzbekistan is implementing the Water Management Improvement Technical Cooperation Project in Uzbekistan. The target area of the Project is Tashkent province (under Chirchik-Ohangaran BISM), Syrdarya province (under Lower Syrdarya BISM), and Jizzax province (under Lower Syrdarya BISM). The objective […]

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Selection of the Pilot Water Users Associations (WUA) for JICA Water Management Improvement Technical Cooperation Project

Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in collaboration with Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources (MAWR) of Uzbekistan is implementing the Water Management Improvement Technical Cooperation Project in Uzbekistan. The target area of the Project is Tashkent province (under Chirchik-Ohangaran BISM), Syrdarya province (under Lower Syrdarya BISM), and Jizzax province (under Lower Syrdarya BISM). The objective […]

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ADB TA 7240-Uzbekistan: Water Supply and Sanitation Services (Tranche 1)

Services for Uzbekistan. The impact of the proposed Investment Program will be improved living standards, environment and public health for about 3 million residents of priority need identified in the sector development plan. The outcome will be safe, reliable, inclusive, and sustainable water supply and sanitation services and improved community hygiene. The responsible government agencies […]

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Review of Existing Technologies/ Methodologies Related to Countermeasures Against Salinization

Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences (JIRCAS) in collaboration with Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources (MAWR) of Uzbekistan and Farmers Association (FA) is implementing the Research Project on Measures Against Farmland Damage from Salinization (the Project) in Uzbekistan. The objective of the Project is to develop methods for measures on farmland damage from […]

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Water Users Association (WUA) Research in Syrdarya Province of Uzbekistan

Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences (JIRCAS) in collaboration with Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources (MAWR) of Uzbekistan and Farmers Association (FA) is implementing the Research Project on Measures Against Farmland Damage from Salinization (the Project) in Uzbekistan. The objective of the Project is to develop methods for measuring farmland damage from salinization […]

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Research of irrigation and drainage systems in Syrdarya region

Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences (JIRCAS) in collaboration with Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources (MAWR) of Uzbekistan and Farmers Association (FA) is implementing the Research Project on Measures Against Farmland Damage from Salinization (the Project) in Uzbekistan. The objective of the Project is to develop methods for measures on farmland damage from […]

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Agricultural Extension and Dissemination Strategies in Uzbekistan: An overview of issues and evidences

International Water Management Institute (IWMI) is one of the implementing partners for Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) initiative on Integrated Water Resources Management in Ferghana Valley (IWRM) project in Central Asia. IWRM Project has been focused on creation of the institutional and organizational preconditions for a transparent, reliable, crop demand oriented water allocation […]

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Farmer Baseline Survey in Syrdarya Province

The main objectives were management of (i) baseline survey within indicated two WUAs in order to select farmer(s) for the verification study and to prepare basic data for monitoring and evaluating the Project activities and (ii) detailed baseline survey in selected farmers in order to analyze necessary farmers’ activities for the Project.

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