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In the framework of the Project a new water well will be built in the village o…

In the Kyzyltepa MCA, Chust district, Namangan region, together with the staff of the Joint Project Implementation Unit, the Chairman of the Makhalla Development Group and rural engineers, the existing water wells were surveyed.

Based on the results of a study of the available water reserves, a place was chosen for a water well in the village of Kaklikkurgan, located on the territory of Kyzyltepa MCA.

Mission of the World Bank within the framework of the RIDP

Today, in continuation of the mission of the World Bank within the framework of the Rural Infrastructure Development Project, representatives of the World Bank and the Project Implementation Unit met with activists of the “Birlashgan” MCA in the Sardoba district of the Syrdarya region.

The meeting was attended by the chairman of the “Birlashgan” MCA, the deputy khokim of the Sardoba region, representatives of the “Birlashgan” MCA for work with youth and women. The purpose of the meeting was to communicate with makhalla activists about the work carried out within the framework of the Project and answer their questions.

Training was conducted for rural facilitators and engineers

Today, June 9, 2022 in Namangan region, within the framework of the Rural Infrastructure Development Project, a two-day seminar is being started with the participation of rural facilitators and engineers from Jizzakh, Syrdarya and Namangan regions.

The training is focused on the establishment of Independent Community Water Organizations, as well as setting the tariffs, operation of the organizations and monitoring activities. The training is lead by CEED (Bulgaria) /Rhythm Plus Key Experts Ruska Boyadzhieva and Galin Vasilev.

Press conference dedicated to the activities and progress of the "Rural Infrast…

A conference on the implementation and intermediate results of the Rural Infrastructure Development Project was held in Tashkent on 8 June 2022 organized by the Project Implementation Unit under the Ministry of Economic Development and Poverty Reduction of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

The list of participants included representatives of international financial institutions, relevant ministries and departments, as well as local authorities and officials of non-governmental organizations, bloggers and the media.

The Project, worth $183.6 million, is being implemented in 5 regions (Ferghana, Andijan, Namangan, Jizzakh and Syrdarya), covering 1.3 million people from 306 makhallas, and will provide direct participation of the population in the selection of subprojects in these regions.

The Project is aimed at improving the living standards of the population through the construction of drinking water supply, electricity supply, road and transport infrastructure, social facilities, integrated development of areas and comprehensive renewal of their architectural appearance of rural areas.

According to the Plan of the Project the following activities are expected to be implemented:
• reconstruction of 622 social buildings (301 secondary schools, 240 preschool and 81 medical facilities);
• reconstruction and/or construction of 1,642 km of clean drinking water networks. In addition, reconstruction and installing of 306 new water facilities;
• reconstruction of 1,174 km of power supply networks, renewal of 1,116 transformers and 33,231 poles;
• reconstruction of 100 km of internal roads, etc.

At the end of the event, all participants and members of the media had the opportunity to ask questions concerning the Project.

The conference highlighted the progress of the Project to a broader audience and became an effective platform to consolidate the results of the Project to date and served as a platform for regional expansion of the project through the implementation of new subprojects.

Training was conducted for residents of the village of Beshkubi

One of the main principles of the RIDP is the development of self-government skills in society.

In order to implement this principle in practice, on June 1 of this year, the village facilitators of the PIU conducted a training on the topic “Improving leadership potential” for residents of the village of Beshkubi, Zaamin district, Jizzakh region.

The purpose of the training is to develop and improve their leadership skills and abilities, since the members of the T-MDU are mainly rural activists and leaders.

The training was conducted separately for women and men, so that the population could freely express their thoughts and participate in the practical part of the training.

Public consultation of the Environmental and Social Management Plan for subproj…

Subprojects: Reconstruction of school No. 39 in the SGM "Boboyurt" and the reconstruction of the old building of kinder garden in the SGM "Tinchlik" of the Boyovut district, No. 9 in the SGM "Korakum", No. 8 in the SGM "Kayirma" of the Khavas district of the Syrdarya region. The document "Environmental and Social Management Plan"


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Social audits were conducted in Ferghana and Andijan regions

During the month of May this year, within the framework of the Rural Infrastructure Development Project (RIDP) in the Ferghana and Andijan regions, the Support Partners of ACTED (France), NGO "Tarakkiyot", "Yuksalish", ISW (Canada), members of the T-MDU and the Group of youth, as well as public activists and the population social audits were conducted with the participation of public activists and the population.

At the event, the chairman of the SGM and the chairmen of the T-MDU acquainted the population with the mobilization activities carried out in the village within the framework of the RIDP for the next six months.

An online seminar "Basic Concepts of Gender Equality" was held for PIU employees

One of the 5 main principles of the RIDP is to ensure gender equality in all subproject implementation processes.

In order to improve the knowledge and skills of the Project Implementation Unit (PIU) employees in implementing this principle, as well as to study foreign experience in implementing the principle of gender equality, a number of seminars are held for the PIU employees.

On May 20, 2022 the first online seminar in an interactive format was held by experts from the World Bank. The speaker, Ms. Dorcas Erskine, the World Bank expert, delivered the detailed presentation “Basic Concepts of Gender Equality” to the PIU staff.

During the presentation, the participants of the seminar had the opportunity to ask questions to the expert.

In the Pap district of Namangan region, a vote was held among the population fo…

On May 20, within the framework of the Rural Infrastructure Development Project (RIDP), a planned social audit was conducted in the Koshminor MCA of the Pap district of Namangan region with the participation of rural facilitators, members of the T-MDU and the Group of youth, as well as public activists and the population. The event was also attended by members of the District Project Committee (DPC) and representatives of relevant organizations.

At the event, the chairman of the MCA and the chairmen of the T-MDU acquainted the population with the mobilization activities carried out in the village within the framework of the RIDP for the next six months. The event was held in a discussion format.

The questions asked by the population to the district facilitators were discussed based on the principles of the project. The population and participants of the event supported the designated subprojects.

The current state of implementation of the RIDP was discussed

On May 19 of this year, another meeting was held in the format of the videoconference of representatives of the World Bank and the Rural Infrastructure Development Project. On behalf of the World Bank, the meeting was attended by World Bank Senior Social Development Specialist Mr. Robert Wrobel and Social Development Specialist Rano Tlepova.

The meeting discussed the current state of implementation of the RIDP, and drew up further action plans.