Project Name Songhua River Flood Management (Sector) Project
Project Number 33437-013
Country China, People's Republic of
Project Status
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 1919-PRC: Songhua River Flood Management (Sector) Project
Ordinary capital resources US$ 150.00 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Agriculture, natural resources and rural development - Water-based natural resources management

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Songhua River basin in Northeast China

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services Consultants will be selected and engaged through an international consulting firm in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants, and other arrangements acceptable to ADB on the selection and engagement of domestic consultants. The consultants required under the Project are 80 person-months (pm) of international consultants and 608 pm of domestic consultants, a total of 688 pm. Of these services, 484 pm (70 percent, comprising 51 pm international and 433 pm domestic consultants), will be for the flood management system. The consultants will provide assistance in the areas of a geographic information system for flood control, mathematical flood model, flood forecasting, research into standards for major cities and a decision support system and specifications and procurement of the flood management system equipment. The consultants under the other two components (32 pm of international and 175 pm of domestic consultants) will support the monitoring of environmental mitigation measures, resettlement planning, economic analysis, project/construction management, tender documents, contract evaluation and subproject commissioning, special assistance for Inner Mongolia in subproject identification and feasibility, and legal and regulatory aspects. The consultants will also offer on-the-job training, especially in the economic analysis of subprojects.
Procurement The procurement of goods and services for ADB-financed contracts will be carried out in accordance with ADB's Guidelines for Procurement. Major contracts for equipment with a value of $500,000 equivalent or more will be undertaken through ADB's international competitive bidding procedures. Smaller equipment packages, under $500,000 equivalent each, will be procured following international shopping procedures. Direct purchase will be allowed for contracts valued at $100,000 equivalent or less. Civil works contracts estimated to cost $5 million or more will be carried out using ICB bidding procedures while those below $5 million equivalent will be carried out using local competitive procedures in accordance with the Tendering and Bidding Law, and related regulations that are being drafted with ADB assistance and ADB requirements. The project will consist of a large number of civil works (mainly earth-related works) located in different parts of the project area. It is considered unlikely that international contractors will be interested in bidding for such civil works contracts.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Xin Shen
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division PRC Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Water Resources
Mr. Li Jinxiang
2 Lane 2, Baijuang Road
Beijing 100053
People's Republic of China
Jilin Province
Ms. Cong Juan
Jilin Provincial Department of Finance
11 Xinfa Road
Changchun, 130051 PRC
Gov't of Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region-Finance Bureau
Mr. Wang Xiang Dong
No. 19, Chilechuan Street, Hohhot City,
Inner Mongolia, PRC, 010098
Heilongjiang Province
Mr. Zhang Jian
Heilongjiang Provincial Planning Comm.
Foreign Investment Division
No 146 Jianshe Street, Nangang District

Timetable

Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
MRM -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 27 Nov 2006
Last PDS Update 06 Oct 2010

LoanĀ 1919-PRC

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
20 Sep 2002 14 Feb 2003 29 May 2003 31 Dec 2007 31 Dec 2009 23 Nov 2010
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 357.70 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 150.00 20 Sep 2002 134.37 0.00 91%
Counterpart 207.70 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 20 Sep 2002 148.04 0.00 100%

 
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