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Baku seeks for contractor for rehabilitation of 2 land plots on dump sites
August 03, 2012
Baku, Fineko/abc.az. The group on "Integrated Solid Waste Management Project " (ISWMP) implementation realized in Azerbaijan by Economic Development Ministry of Azerbaijan under the World Bank’s financial support is selecting contractors for rehabilitation of dump sites in Garadagh and Surakhani districts of Baku.
The group reports that work is designed for 11 months. Cost of participation in the selection is AZN 120/$150. Tender proposals are received till 3 pm on 18 September when tender procedure will also take place.
The agreement with the World Bank within ISWMP was signed for 5 years. Summary cost of the project is $41,5 million, , including $29.5 million to be financed by WBG and $12 million by the Azerbaijani government.
The project consists of five components: a) institutional reform, capacity building and project management (cost: $6.68 million). This component includes creation of new joint stock company Clean City; b) Balakhani landfill rehabilitation and management ($10.71 million); c) closure and management of other dumps ($6.4 million); d) the urgent collection equipment for under-served Baku districts ($5 million) (this is the only component financed by the government); e) technical preparation of post-project investments ($1.9 million).
The government also undertook VAT payment within the project.