Namangan Regional Water Project

Location:

Uzbekistan

Project number:

51032

Business sector:

Municipal and environmental infrastructure

Notice type:

Public

Environmental category:

B

Status:

Concept Reviewed

PSD disclosed:

14 Aug 2019

Project Description

Provision of a sovereign loan of up to USD 65 million (EUR 57.5 million) to the Republic of Uzbekistan for the benefit of State Unitary Enterprise Namangan Suvokova (the "Company") to finance the rehabilitation of water infrastructure in five districts of Namangan Region (the "Project").

Project Objectives

The Project is expected to improve water quality and increase the efficiency of water infrastructure.

Transition Impact

The Project is expected to contribute to the green quality. The rehabilitation of water infrastructure in the Namangan Region is expected to reduce water losses, enhance energy efficiency and connect new customers to a safe water supply. Other qualities, namely well-governed and competitive, will be explored during due diligence.

Client Information

UZBEKISTAN SOVEREIGN

EBRD Finance Summary

USD  65,000,000

Total Project Cost

USD  65,000,000

Environmental and Social Summary

Rehabilitation of the existing water infrastructure is expected to bring positive effects by reducing of sanitary and epidemiological risks and adverse impacts on the environment and on water bodies. Independent Environmental and Social Due Diligence ('ESDD') will assess the Project's compliance with national and EU drinking water quality standards and the project company's ability to properly manage E&S risks during implementation and operation of the projects, with a particular focus on water resource sustainability, contractor management, health and safety, temporary restrictions of access during construction, and affordability. Any identified gaps will be addressed by the ESAP. The PSD will be updated once ESDD is completed.

Technical Cooperation

Pre-signing:

TC 1: Technical, financial, environmental and social due diligence. The assignment costs €200,000, and was funded by the Infrastructure Project Preparation Facility (IPPF).

TC 2: Interim Procurement Support. The assignment's cost is up to €20,000, proposed to be financed by the EBRD Shareholder Special Fund (SSF).

Company Contact Information

Aziz Erkaboev
+99871-235-85-79
+99871-235-85-79

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