Road Maintenance Development Project

Location:

Tajikistan

Project number:

36826

Business sector:

Transport

Notice type:

Public

Environmental category:

C

Target board date:

23 Oct 2007

Status:

Repaying

PSD disclosed:

17 Jul 2007

Project Description

The proposed project will finance procurement of road maintenance equipment to be employed by the Ministry of Transport and Communications to carry out essential maintenance work on the road network of Tajikistan.

Transition Impact

The proposed project, together with a parallel technical cooperation programme, will assist the Government to achieve sustainable road maintenance on the republican road network of Tajikistan. Transition impact also builds on the high economic returns which come from improved road maintenance, and resulting lower transport costs. These in turn assist with regional integration and social development.

The Client

The borrower is the Republic of Tajikistan. The project will be implemented by the Ministry of Transport and Communications

EBRD Finance

USD 4 million (EBRD loan).

The project will also benefit from an investment grant to be provided by the Government of the Netherlands.

 

Project Cost

Estimated USD 6 million.

Environmental Impact

Screened C/1.The Project involves only procurement of equipment and is associated with no significant environmental issues. Some environmental impacts may arise from the use of the road maintenance equipment. However, these can be avoided or mitigated by appropriate management of road maintenance and work practices. The Bank will fund a TC programme aiming at improving the Ministry of Transport and Communications’ capacity to plan, manage and implement road maintenance. The TC will produce a Road Maintenance Management Plan, which will include an environmental management plan. This will take into consideration the environmental management, mitigation and protection measures that are being developed under the on-going road rehabilitation programmes financed by the Government, other IFIs, and bilateral assistance.

Technical Cooperation

EUR 500,000 for the preparation of transition components.

 

Business opportunities

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