Project Data Sheet

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PDS Creation Date 18 Feb 2008
PDS Updated as of 13 Aug 2012

Project Name Efficient Utilization of Agricultural Wastes for Sustainable Rural Development (MOA)
Country China, People's Republic of
Project/Program Number 33443-022
Status Approved
Geographical Location Jianxi, Hubei, Henan, and Shanxi provinces
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Sector Not yet classified
Subsector For Classification
Strategic Agendas
Drivers of Change
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories


Type/Modality of Assistance Approval Number Source of Funding Approved Amount (thousand)
Grant3945Global Environment Facility6,360
TOTAL US$ 6,360

Summary of Environmental and Social Issues

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples

Stakeholder Communication, Participation and Consultation

During Project Design
During Project Implementation


The Project's objectives are to improve the environment and to promote economic growth to improve the welfare and living conditions of rural households by generating cleaner biomass energy and increasing agricultural productivity through efficient utilization of agricultural wastes. The Project has six components: (i) funding for renewable energy generation and econ-environment development; (ii) improve mechanisms for transferring biomass technology; (iii) rehabilitate farmers' selected farm-to-market facilities; (iv) improve environment policy implementation and awareness; (v) pilot poverty-focused approaches for biomass development; and (vi) improve project implementation and capacity development.

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 May 31
Consulting Services
Consultants will be recruited under the Loan but funded through GEF grant. About 45 person-months of international consultants and 117 peson-months of domestic consultants will be required under the direction of Project Management Office and another 142 person-months of domestic consultants will be required under the direction of the Project Implementation Offices in the provinces.
Procurement and Consulting Notices


Concept Clearance
Fact-finding 26 Feb 2001 to 18 Mar 2001
Management Review Meeting 30 Apr 2002
Approval 22 Oct 2002
Last Review Mission


Approval No. Approval Signing Effectivity Closing
Original Revised Actual


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

Status of Covenants

Covenants are categorized under the following categories—audited accounts, safeguards, social, sector, financial, economic, and others. Covenant compliance is rated by category by applying the following criteria: (i) Satisfactory—all covenants in the category are being complied with, with a maximum of one exception allowed, (ii) Partly Satisfactory—a maximum of two covenants in the category are not being complied with, (iii) Unsatisfactory—three or more covenants in the category are not being complied with. As per the 2011 Public Communications Policy, covenant compliance ratings for Project Financial Statements apply only to projects whose invitation for negotiation falls after 2 April 2012.

Approval No. Category
Sector Social Financial Economic Others Safeguards Project Financial Statements
Grant 3945

Contacts and Update Details

Responsible ADB Officer Qingfeng Zhang (
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Divisions Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, EARD
Executing Agencies Ministry of Agriculture
Mr. Wang Xiangzhu, Director, Agriculture Division


Project Website
List of Project Documents