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The availability of a sovereign mortgage of as much as € 14.7 million to the Kyrgyz Republic in two tranches – Tranche I (dedicated) of as much as € 9.0 million and Tranche II (uncommitted) of as much as € 5.7 million. The funds to be on-lent to the Osh metropolis for the good thing about the Osh Metropolis Municipal Autotransport Firm to finance the modernisation of electrical public transport within the metropolis.
The undertaking is co-financed by an funding grant of € 8.3 million to be offered in two tranches: Tranche I of as much as € 5.0 million from the EBRD Shareholder Particular Fund (SSF) and Tranche II of as much as € 3.3 million from a world donor or the SSF.
The Venture will enable to combine a brand new residential space of the town into the municipal public transport community, enhancing service high quality and reliability. It can additional contribute to a transport modal shift from utilizing non-public automobiles in direction of inclusive public transport.
The Venture is per (i) the Inexperienced Economic system Transition (the “GET”) strategy (BDS20-082/F) by way of funding into “low-carbon and sustainable transport system”, (ii) the MEI Sector Technique (BDS19-069(F)) path in direction of “swap to much less carbon-intensive options”, (iii) the Nation Technique for Kyrgyz Republic (BDS/KY/19-01/F) deal with “improved efficiency, service supply and sustainability of municipal infrastructure”, (iv) EBRD’s Equality of Alternative Technique (BDS21-134(F)) and (v) EBRD’s Technique for the Promotion of Gender Equality (BDS21-133(F)).
The Venture additionally contributes to UN Sustainable Improvement Aim (SDG) 5. Gender Equality, SDG9. Business, Innovation and Infrastructure, SDG11. Sustainable Cities and Communities, and to SDG 17. Partnerships for the SDGs.
ETI rating: 70
Inexperienced (major): The Venture promotes Inexperienced goal with a lower of CO2 emissions on account of growing electrical public transport. The Venture may even set off the event of the Inexperienced Metropolis Motion Plan (“GCAP”) for the town.
Inclusive (secondary): The Venture will promote the Inclusive goal by way of selling accessibility of city infrastructure and public transportation for beforehand excluded teams, folks with disabilities, care obligations and the aged. The Venture may even promote equality of alternatives, because the Firm will evaluate its present Human Useful resource (“HR”) insurance policies and practices.
KYRGYZ REPUBLIC SOVEREIGN
The Borrower would be the Kyrgyz Republic (KR) represented by the Ministry of Finance. The mortgage can be on-lent to the Osh Metropolis for the good thing about the Osh Metropolis Municipal Autotransport Firm. The Metropolis is the Financial institution’s companion with 4 tasks within the public transport, water provide and stable waste administration sectors.
EBRD Finance Abstract
Whole Venture Price
The Financial institution will present long-term financing, which is presently not out there from native industrial banks.
The Consumer will pursue increased inclusion requirements, as a gender evaluation can be developed as a part of the GCAP for the town of Osh.
The Venture will observe the EBRD PP&Rs for public purchasers.
The Venture envisages TC funded consultancy help for capability constructing and company growth of the Firm.
Environmental and Social Abstract
Categorized B (2019 ESP). The Venture will primarily have environmental and social advantages and can improve accessibility and mobility for all person teams, enhance air high quality within the Metropolis in addition to the general high quality, security and effectivity of city transportation. Environmental and Social Due Diligence (“ESDD”) was undertaken by an exterior worldwide advisor along with technical due diligence. This centered on the important thing E&S impacts/dangers, the Firm’s capability to implement the Venture in step with the Financial institution’s Efficiency Necessities (“PRs”), with particular consideration to the upkeep depot, auxiliary amenities and workshops, labour practices, passenger and highway security, and driver coaching. Alternatives to reinforce gender and inclusion, security of weak teams and likewise the prevention of GBVH considerations, together with stakeholder engagement and present grievance mechanisms had been investigated and related suggestions offered. The undertaking implementation is restricted to the city space throughout the boundaries of the present city growth and no delicate ecological receptors or protected zones can be affected. As well as, it’s confirmed that the Venture won’t have vital opposed social impacts on native communities or different undertaking affected events, nor willthe Venture require the acquisition of land or lead to involuntary resettlement or financial displacement. An Environmental and Social Motion Plan (“ESAP”) has been developed to deal with the areas for enchancment recognized in the course of the ESDD and was agreed with the Firm. The environmental and social efficiency of the Venture and implementation of the ESAP can be monitored by way of annual E&S reviews and web site visits when deemed obligatory.
Technical Cooperation and Grant Financing
The next technical cooperation (the “TC”) assignments are envisaged as a part of this Venture:
TC1: Feasibility Research (“FS”) , € 218,000, financed by the EBRD Shareholder Particular Fund (“SSF”);
€ 218,000, financed by the EBRD Shareholder Particular Fund (“SSF”); TC2: Advance procurement, € 50,000 proposed to be financed by a world donor or the Sustainable Infrastructure Fund (“SIF”);
TC3: Venture Implementation Assist , € 500,000, proposed to be financed by a world donor or the SIF;
, € 500,000, proposed to be financed by a world donor or the SIF; TC4: Institutional and Capability Constructing Assist for the Metropolis and the Firm , € 200,000, proposed to be financed by worldwide donors or the SIF;
, € 200,000, proposed to be financed by worldwide donors or the SIF; TC5: GCAP, € 350,000, proposed to be financed by Korean TC Fund.
Non-TC: Board approval is searched for an funding grant Tranche I of as much as € 5 million from the SSF Work Plan 2023-2024 to co-finance the EBRD mortgage Tranche I (dedicated) of € 9 million. Funding grant Tranche II (uncommitted) of as much as € 3.3 million is anticipated to be financed from a world donor or the SSF to co-finance the EBRD mortgage Tranche II (uncommitted) of € 5.7 million.
Firm Contact Info
+996 554 404 497
318 Lenin Avenue, Osh metropolis, Kyrgyz Republic
PSD final up to date
20 Sep 2023
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