To address the issues of significant noise impacts along the road alignment in the densely populated areas, specialized support will be provided to Government of Uzbekistan for conducting studies and surveys to assist them in meeting the SPS standards for noise, and to recommend and assess the cost of the best available mitigation measures needed […]
The Government of the Republic of Uzbekistan is implementing the Project “Reconstruction of sewage treatment plants and sewage systems in the cities of Bukhara and Samarkand through the Bukhara and Samarkand SUE Suvokawa and the Project Coordination Group (PCG) in Tashkent. The goal of the project is to mitigate the environmental impact of wastewater pollution […]
Finalization of the Environmental and Social Management Framework (ESMF) and Resettlement Policy Framework (RPF) for Medium-Sized Cities Integrated Urban Development Project (MSCIUDP)
The Project Development Objective is to support the GoU territorial development program for medium-sized cities through integrated strategic investments in three cities to improve the living conditions of the residents while contributing to local development. Such investments would be designed to address the specific needs of each project city, combining as necessary: (i) integrated urban […]
Consulting Services for Listening to the Citizens of Uzbekistan Survey and Qualitative Data Collection.
The Poverty and Equity Global Practice together with the Social Development Team of the World Bank and Center for Strategic Development initiated Listening to the Citizens of Uzbekistan survey to assess the dynamics of household welfare of Uzbekistan. Uzbekistan is embarking on significant economic reforms that will affect most citizens. The potential benefits of reform […]
The consultant is currently engaged in the activity of audit and review Lukoil Kandym Group of Fields Project operations. The scope of the activity is to audit and review the Lukoil Kandym Group of Fields Project compliance status against the requirements set in the IFC Performance Standard 3 (resource Efficiency and Pollution Prevention).
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 […]
ADB is helping Uzbekistan upgrade the Takhiatash thermal power plant to meet rising electricity demand in the western part of the country. The project will involve building two combined-cycle gas turbine units, decommissioning old and inefficient power generation units, improving energy efficiency, and increasing power supply to the Karakalpakstan and Khorezm regionsThe project, to be […]
The EBRD and the Companies are closely working together in this assignment to assess the warehouse project planned by Agromir, the production line project of IBT and to identify relevant investment opportunities to improve the resource efficiency of the Agromir and IBT plants. The main objectives of the assignment will be to undertake an audit […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
JSC “Uzbekenergo” received a loan from ADB for implementation of “Expansion of Talimarjan TPP with the construction of the two units of combined cycle gas turbine (CCGT) power plant with a capacity of 450 MW”. The Project consists of hard (physical) and soft (non-physical) components. Soft component includes capacity-building activities of JSC “Uzbekenergo” in part […]
TA-7548 REG: Improving the Implementation of Environmental Safeguards in Central and West Asia – Workshop on Regional Exchange on Good Practice of Environmental Safeguards Management – Kyrgyzstan
Regional exchange on good practice is proposed for environmental safeguard staff of executing and implementing agencies for ADB-funded projects. It is planned to involve participants for all ten CWRD’s countries. This practical learning is very important for the project implementation units (PIUs) environment staff, especially for the new staff who has not benefited from the […]
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 […]
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 […]
The technical assistance will address the lack of robust evidence on the options and costs to reduce greenhouse gas emissions (mitigation) and reduce the negative effects of climate change (adaptation) in Central and West Asia. This project will identify priority investments for climate resilience and low-carbon development. The TA will have two components: (i) adaptation […]
The project aims to support the Government program to develop micro and small enterprises (MSEs) in Uzbekistan, especially, in rural areas. The loan has been relenting by the Government to the three participating banks (PCBs) Hamkorbank, Agro bank, and Ipak Yuli Bank. The Project was categorized as C for Financial Intermediary based on ADB SPS, […]
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 […]
The Government of Uzbekistan has expressed its commitment to develop solar energy and to become the regional knowledge hub for solar technologies. In response to the Government’s request, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) has launched a small-scale capacity development technical assistance (S-CDTA) for the Design and Strengthening of the Solar Energy Institute and a policy […]
The Project involved the construction of 174 km of 500 kV overhead lines (OHL) from Angren, Tashkent Province to Kasansay district, Namangan Province in the Republic of Uzbekistan in Central Asia. Designed to be a part of the national grid system, the 500 kV OHL will transmit electricity from various power plants to users, balance […]
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 […]
The objective is to develop and implement a comprehensive hygiene promotion program that ensures participating communities develop good hygiene practices in order to improve health. The approach should be innovative and scientific and based on a solid understanding of the current behaviors and of the communication channels that work best in the project districts. The […]
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 […]
TA-7274 (REG): Enabling Climate Change Interventions in Central and West Asia – CDM for Uzbekistan Talimarjan Power Project
ADB is helping State Joint Stock Company Uzbekenergo (Uzbekenergo) develop a potential clean development mechanism (CDM) project, the Talimarjan Power Project (CDM Project). The project cost is estimated to be about $1.3 billion. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) approved loans to fund its construction. The Project is located in Kashkadarya Province of Uzbekistan, 440 km […]
With the support of WB financed Health I and Health II projects the Government of Uzbekistan (GOU) improved infrastructure and provided equipment in most of rural PHC facilities. A nationwide reforming of Primary Health care was conducted in rural area; it was based on primary of health care (PHC) facilities’ per capita financing. The medical […]
Independent Environment Impact and an Avian Risk Assessment/Management Study for World Bank funded Talimarjan Electricity Transmission Project
The Uzbekistan power transmission network has 1,850 km of 500kV lines, 6,200 km of 220kV lines, and 15,300 km of 110kV lines. Given the growth of demand, with its associated increase in overloading, as well as the aging infrastructure, the transmission system has experienced high losses and frequent, long power outages in particular provinces of […]
The Government of Uzbekistan (the Government) is keen to invest in clean technology to improve the country’s power supply efficiency. The Talimarjan Clean Power Project (the project) will be part of the first generation of combined cycle gas turbines in the country. The project cost was estimated to be about $1 billion. The Asian development […]
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 […]