Asien

Counseling, Consultancy and Support


Year
Country
Sector
Task description
Funding by
1999 1998

Uzbekistan Financial Services Consultancy to the Ministry of Finance in view of establishing a Development and Investment Bank in Uzbekistan: Tasks included preparation of a financial sector study and a study on the SME sector, drafting of the by-laws and the business plan of the bank, proposals for institutional setup including staffing and job descriptions, proposals regarding the terms and conditions of an initial credit line for promotion of SME development via the bank KfW-
Entwicklungsbank

Studies and Expert Reports


Year
Country
Sector
Task description
Funding by
2008 Israel,
Palestinian
Territories,
Lebanon,
Jordan,
Syria
Water and
Sanitation /
Environment
Feasibility study for the "Mediterranean Hot Spot Investment Programme (MEHSIP)": The programme envisages funding of investments related to the major point sources of pollution in the Mediterranean Sea. Tasks included review of the National Investment Plans of the different countries related to environmental investments, screening of investments related to their suitability for inclusion in the programme, project cost estimations, assessment of institutional capacity of potential PEAs for project implementation, establishment of a longlist and shortlist of projects deemed suitable for funding, assesment of the need for TA and preparation of the ToR for a TA consultant (see also Africa References) EIB / MWH SA
2007
Mongolia Water and
Sanitation /
Environment
Pre-investment study for an urban development project in the water sector in the capital Ulan Bataar: Tasks included assessment of three alternative project proposals in view of their technical and financial feasibility (industrial WWTP, decentralized sewerage project in 'ger' settlement areas, integrated water and sewerage project in a new development area), institutional analysis of potential PEAs, estimation of project costs, assessment of possibilities of Public-Private Partnerships in project implementation and operations, assessment of risks to sustainable project operations KfW-
Entwicklungsbank
2000
Israel Water and
Sanitation /
Environment
Ex-post review of the programme "Wastewater Treatment in 16 Municipalities": The programme was related to financing of WWTP in 16 different cities. Tasks included review of need for project, assessment of the adequacy of water and wastewater fees to ensure cost-recovery in services delivery, control of funds utilization, preparation of the Draft Ex-post Review
Report
KfW-
Entwicklungsbank
1999 Azerbaijan Energy Pre-investment study for a programme related to the rehabilitation of switchyards in 15 different locations: Tasks included analysis of the Energy sector in Azerbaijan and assessment of the need for the project, institutional analysis of the potential PEA Azerenerji (AE) in view of the capacity for programme implementation, project costs assessment, financial analysis and assessment of the possibility to implement cost-recovery electricity fees, proposal for project financing KfW-
Entwicklungsbank
1998

India Energy Ex-post review of the projects "Gas-turbine Power Plant Dadri" and "Coal-fired Power Plant Farakka": Tasks included review of developments of the Energy sector specifically regarding installed capacity, review of the need for the projects, institutional assessment of the performance of the PEAs, financial analyses and assessment of the adequacy of power fees to ensure cost-recovery, control of funds utilization, preparation of the Draft Ex-post Review Reports KfW-
Entwicklungsbank
1998 India Financial Services Ex-post review of the project "NABARD": The project was related to a line of credit to the National Bank for Rural Development (NABARD) for financing rural micro-enterprises. Tasks included assessment of the loan portfolio and lending performance of NABARD, assessment of the contribution of the credit line to development of the rural micro-enterprise sector, control of funds utilization, assessment of the future refinancing needs of NABARD, preparation of the Draft Ex-post Review Report KfW-
Entwicklungsbank

Project Management


Year
Country
Sector
Task description
Funding by
1998 Pakistan
Water and
Sanitation /
Environment
Monitoring of implementation of the project "Groundwater Development in the North-West Frontier Provinces": Tasks included review of contractors' performance and adherence to time and cost-schedules, assessment of risks for sustainable project operations, preparation of the Draft Follow-up
Report
KfW-
Entwicklungsbank