Project Details
Improvement of the Road Sector Efficiency Project (Kazakhstan Component)
Summary:The technical assistance (TA) will assist the Government of Kazakhstan in implementing the Cross-Border Agreement (CBA), Road Sector Policy Statement (RSPS), continuation of institutional reforms, and actions to improve road safety.
Expected Outcome:The TA aimed to develop an efficient and safe road transport system facilitating improved border crossing that could be replicated in other Central Asian Republics to foster subregional cooperation and economic growth.
Expected Outputs:To be implemented in three phases, the TA included
  • assistance to implement the Cross-Border Agreement (CBA), including formulating long-term strategies for expanded use of CBA at the borders;
  • improving management of road safety, including coordination with the project supervisory consultants to ensure that maintenance contracts include adequate provisions relating to environmental, social mitigation, and road safety considerations; and
  • streamline the ministerial and departmental responsibilities, assign roles based on redefined functions, and help implement the Road Sector Policy Statement (RSPS) in Kazakhstan.
Date Approved:2000
Expected Completion:2002
Funding Type:Technical Assistance
Funding Amount:Asian Development Bank: $750,000
Government of Kazakhstan: $330,000
Links/Documents:TA Completion Report