Institutional Support in the Transport Sector


The Government of the Kyrgyz Republic requested an advisory technical assistance (TA) to (i) assist the government in developing the capacity for maintaining secondary roads using community-based techniques, and (ii) develop a set of specific measures for regulatory reforms to increase the competitiveness of the markets for transport services. The TA was attached to the Third Road Rehabilitation Project, which included rehabilitation of 120 kilometers of national highway from Bishkek to Osh, as well as support for regulatory reform in the road sector.

Expected Outcome

The TA had two objectives: (i) to help the MOTC strengthen the management of the secondary road network and give training to the maintenance organizations and the local communities; and (ii) to study the markets for transport services in the Kyrgyz Republic (KGZ) and recommend regulatory and other changes to increase their competitiveness.

Expected Outputs

The final report included: (i) road sector financing and investment planning; (ii) road fund operation; (iii) road asset management system; (iv) financing plan for maintenance secondary roads; and (v) general approach and methodology for community participation in road maintenance.

Project Types

Technical Assistance


Funding AgencyAmount (USD millions)Notes
Asian Development Bank 0.65
Government of the Kyrgyz Republic 0.12
Total 0.77