Uzbekistan Prosperous Villages (Obod Qishloq) (WB-P168233)

Countries
  • Uzbekistan
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Specific Location
Ferghana, Andijan and Namangan provinces
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Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
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Bank Risk Rating
B
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Voting Date
Jun 20, 2019
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Borrower
Ministry of Finance
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Sectors
  • Infrastructure
  • Law and Government
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Investment Type(s)
Loan
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 150.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 150.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Disclosed by Bank Oct 14, 2018


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Project Description

This project supports the Government of Uzbekistan's Obod Qishloq program, with the stated aim of empowering citizens and local communities to play a greater role in local development. This includes increasing access to essential basic infrastructure and services, and improved local governance processes in targeted rural communities and districts. 

According to Bank documents, the results of this project will be measured through indicators such as:

  • Percentage of sampled community respondents reporting improved access to transport, drinking water, electricity or irrigation
  • Percentage of sampled community respondents reporting that investments financed are in-line with their priority needs
  • Number of malhalla committees or district khokimiyats able to plan and maintain their own development projects
  • Percentage of residents reporting improved performance of malhalla committees or district khokimiyats
Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information

World Bank
Robert Wrobel
Senior Social Development Specialist

Implementing Agency
State Investment Committee of Uzbekistan
Shukrat Vafaev
Deputy Chairman
info@invest.gov.uz

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