The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved the following loan:

Description

The loan supports Weinan municipal government in reducing flood risk, soil salinity, and water-logging in a new economic development zone and surrounding agricultural lands in the low-lying Luyanghu area, where almost 30% of rural households are living below the poverty line. The project includes rehabilitation of the drainage system, construction of storage, establishment of a wetland park and additional green areas, promotion of tourism, and boosting livelihood and job opportunities for local communities.

Amount 

$100 million from the ordinary capital resources; $2 million from the Global Environment Facility, and a $350,000 grant from the Multi-Donor Trust Fund.
 
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