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Uzbekistan: Bukhara Region Water Supply and Sewerage (BRWSSP)

SUMMARY

STATUS
Approved
ECONOMY
Uzbekistan
SECTOR
Water
E&S CATEGORY
Category A
PROJECT NUMBER
000314

FINANCING

PROJECT TYPE
Sovereign
APPROVED FUNDING
USD385.1 million
FINANCING TYPE
Stand-alone

TIMELINE

CONCEPT REVIEW
July 2, 2019
APPRAISAL REVIEW/FINAL REVIEW
February 11, 2020
FINANCING APPROVAL
April 3, 2020

OBJECTIVE

The Project Objective is to provide access to safely managed water and sanitation services in the Bukhara Region and strengthen the operational performance of the water utility of the Bukhara Region.

DESCRIPTION

Component 1 — Investment in Water Supply Infrastructure: Construction and rehabilitation of intakes, main water lines, water treatment facilities, pumping stations and distribution networks. The water supply component covers the districts of Bukhara, Rometan, Peshko, Jondor, Kogon and Qorovulbozor.

Component 2 — Investment in Sewage Infrastructure: Construction of centralized sewage systems in district centers consisting of collectors, pumping stations and biological sewage treatment plants as well as discharge facilities. The sewage component covers the district centers of Qorakol, Olot, Qorovulbozor, Rometan and Gijduvon.

Component 3 — Project Implementation and Management Support: Project management and implementation support to assist the Implementation Agency (IA) in ensuring seamless coordination, efficient implementation and compliance with the relevant policies.

PROJECT FINANCING

For more information about project financing, please review the project summary.

ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL INFORMATION

Policies and Standards. The Project has been prepared consistent with AIIB’s Environmental and Social Policy (ESP). ESS 1 (Environmental and Social Assessment and Management) and ESS 2 (Involuntary Resettlement) are applicable. Given that the project will be implemented in phases and exact locations will be determined as detailed designs for different project components are carried out during the implementation stage of the project, a Framework approach has been adopted, whereby an Environmental and Social Management Planning Framework (ESMPF) has been developed, which includes a generic Environmental and Social Management Plan (ESMP) and a Resettlement Planning Framework (RPF). The ESMPF and RPF provide policy, methodology and procedures for environmental and social (E&S) studies of the site-specific activities.

Additional information can be found in the project summary.

PROJECT TEAM LEADER

Zacharias Ziegelhöfer

Infrastructure Sector Economist

zziegelhoefer@aiib.org

 

BORROWER

Saidkomolxon Burkhanov

Head of Department
Ministry of Investment and Foreign Trade
Republic of Uzbekistan

s.burkhanov@mift.uz

 

IMPLEMENTATION AGENCY

Azizbek Akramovich Erkaboev

Head of Department for Cooperation with IFIs Ministry of Housing and Communal Services

a.erkaboev@mjko.uz

 

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