Project Data Sheet

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Project Name Yellow River Flood Management Sector Project
Country China, People's Republic of
Project/Program Number 33165-012
Status Approved
Geographical Location Yellow River basin in North China
In preparing any country program or strategy, financing any project, or by making any designation of, or reference to, a particular territory or geographic area in this document, the Asian Development Bank does not intend to make any judgments as to the legal or other status of any territory or area.
Sector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Subsector Water-Based Natural Resources Management
Strategic Agendas
Drivers of Change
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories


Type/Modality of Assistance Approval Number Source of Funding Approved Amount (thousand)
Technical Assistance3259-0

Summary of Environmental and Social Issues

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples

Stakeholder Communication, Participation and Consultation

During Project Design
During Project Implementation


The objectives of the technical assistance (TA) are to assist the Government to (i) identify the most appropriate flood protection works in the lower river to support the Government's comprehensive flood management plan for Yellow River, (ii) prepare a feasibility study for representative core subprojects selected from these works, and (iii) formulate a sector project for improved flood management of Yellow River for funding by the Bank. The TA will (i) review the Government's water sector policies, strategies, priorities, and investment plans for management of natural resources in Yellow River, with particular emphasis on reducing the adverse impacts of floods in the lower river reach; (ii) assess the completeness and adequacy of the existing flood management plan based on technical, institutional, environmental, social, economic, financial, and other relevant factors; (iii) formulate recommendations, as appropriate, for adjustment of policies and strategies, and for institutional strengthening, improvement of coordination, legislative reforms, financing, cost recovery, and standardizing the justification of proposed works; (iv) help integrate sound environmental management and increased social awareness into the planning, design, and implementation of flood management; (v) assess the need for improved flood forecasting, flood warning, and disaster preparation; and (vi) prioritize flood management interventions in Yellow River basin.

Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Development Impact

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Towards Outcome

Outputs and Implementation Progress

Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Status of Development Objectives
Material Changes

Business Opportunities

Date of First Listing 2007 Feb 01
Consulting Services
It is expected that a total of 56.5 person-months (20 international and 36.5 domestic) of consulting services will be required. The Bank's procedures for Simplified Technical Proposal will be used to select the consultants. Advance action for the recruitment of consultants has been approved.
To be determined
Procurement and Consulting Notices


Concept Clearance
Fact-finding 24 May 1999 to 18 Jun 1999
Management Review Meeting
Approval 22 Sep 1999
Last Review Mission


Approval No. Approval Signing Effectivity Closing
Original Revised Actual
Technical Assistance 3259 22 Sep 1999 13 Jan 2000 13 Jan 2000 31 Aug 2001


Date Approval Number ADB (US$ thousand) Others (US$ thousand) Net Percentage
Cumulative Contract Awards
Cumulative Disbursements

TA Amount (US$ thousand)

Approval Number Approved Amount Revised Amount Total Commitment Uncommitted Balance Total Disbursement Undisbursed Balance
Technical Assistance 3259 930 930 883 47 883 47

Contacts and Update Details

Responsible ADB Officer Yoshiaki Kobayashi (
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Divisions Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, EARD
Executing Agencies Ministry of Water Resources
Zhang Ximing, Deputy Division Chief


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