Title:Review of Road Standards and Road Sector Institutional Reform
Budget:500,000 EUR
Dates: July, 2016 - October, 2017

The objectives of the assignment are to assist the Ministry of Transport of the Republic of Tajikistan to: 1. Review, and amend as necessary, the key standards which govern the highway design and construction works including standards for road safety assessment/approval of performed works and the management of the country's road sector so as to produce safer and more cost-effective outcomes which are responsive to the needs of market-oriented economies, and enable the introduction of productivity-enhancing technology in the current and expected future funding environment;
2. Prepare a Road Sector Institutional Reform Strategy and Action Plan to help establish a more sustainable institutional framework for the road sector, including the introduction of more commercial approaches to the management of the road network for the road funding environment that is likely to prevail in the medium to long term.