Uzbekistan: Bukhara Region Water Supply Sewerage (BRWSSP) (AIIB-000314)

Countries
  • Uzbekistan
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Specific Location
Bukhara
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Financial Institutions
  • Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)
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Project Status
Approved
Bank Risk Rating
A
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Voting Date
Apr 3, 2020
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Borrower
Republic of Uzbekistan
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Sectors
  • Construction
  • Water and Sanitation
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Investment Type(s)
Loan
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 557.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 658.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please see updated project documentation for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ AIIB website

Updated in EWS Jun 29, 2020


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Project Description

According to the Bank's website, this project finances three components:

(i) investment in water supply infrastructure 

(ii) investment in sewerage infrastructure 

(iii) capacity building and implementation support 

1.67 million people are expected to be affected by the project

Investment Description
  • Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)

component i: US$357 million loan 

component ii: US$200 million loan 

Contact Information

AIIB 

Zacharias Ziegelhöfer - Infrastructure Sector Economist - zziegelhoefer@aiib.org

Government of the Republic of Uzbekistan 

Shokjahon Jumayev - Head of Department of Ministry of Investment and Foreign Trade - S.Jumayev@invest.gov.uz

Implementation Organisation 

Azizbek Akramovich Erkaboev - Head of Department for Cooperation wih IFIs in Ministry of Housing and Communal Services - a.erkaboev@mjko.uz 

 

ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF AIIB

The AIIB has established the Accountability Mechanism for Project-Affected People (PPM).  The PPM provides “an opportunity for an independent and impartial review of submissions from Project-affected people who believe they have been or are likely to be adversely affected by AIIB’s failure to implement the ESP in situations when their concerns cannot be addressed satisfactorily through Project level GRMs or AIIB Management processes.” Two or more project-affected people can file a complaint.  Under the current AIIB policy, when the bank co-finances a project with another development bank, it may apply the other bank's standards. You can refer to the Project Summary Information document to find out which standards apply.  You can learn more about the PPM and how to file a complaint at: https://www.aiib.org/en/about-aiib/who-we-are/project-affected-peoples-mechanism/how-we-assist-you/index.html.

The complaint submission form can be accessed in Arabic, Bahasa Indonesia, Bengali, Chinese, English, Tagalog, Hindi, Nepali, Russian, Turkish, or Urdu. The submission form can be found at: https://www.aiib.org/en/about-aiib/who-we-are/project-affected-peoples-mechanism/submission/index.html.