33443-012: Efficient Utilization of Agricultural Wastes

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Description

The objectives of the Project will be to develop efficient utilization of agricultural waste products (such as excrement, crop straw and other agriculture residue, and wood chips) for sustainable rural development including: production of biogas for village/household use, biomass gas, and increased agriculture. Efficient use of agricultural waste products will reduce the use of firewood and coal and the use of chemical fertilizers, improve air quality, improve the micro-nutrients in the soil pro... Read More

Country China, People's Republic of
Project Number 33443-012
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number TA No. 3370
Approval Date 26 Dec 1999
Geographical Location The Project wil be implemented in four provinces: Hubei, Shanxi, Jiangxi, and Henan.
Sector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Subsector Land-Based Natural Resources Management
Safeguard Categories Environment: B

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Responsible ADB Officer
William H. Menninger
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Responsible ADB Department
East Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, EARD

Executing Agencies
Ministry of Agriculture
Mr. Zhang Xiaowan, Director, Programs

Last PDS Update
12 Apr 2010

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