China, People's Republic of: Liaoning Environmental Improvement

Sovereign Project | 36362-012

Latest Project Documents

Project Data Sheets (PDS) contain summary information on the project or program. Because the PDS is a work in progress, some information may not be included in its initial version but will be added as it becomes available. Information about proposed projects is tentative and indicative.

The Public Communications Policy (PCP) recognizes that transparency and accountability are essential to development effectiveness. It establishes the disclosure requirements for documents and information ADB produces or requires to be produced.

The Accountability Mechanism provides a forum where people adversely affected by ADB-assisted projects can voice and seek solutions to their problems and report alleged noncompliance of ADB's operational policies and procedures.

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.

Project Name Liaoning Environmental Improvement
Project Number 36362-012
Country China, People's Republic of
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 3919-PRC: Liaoning Environmental Improvement
Japan Special Fund US$ 500,000.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Energy - Conventional energy generation - Energy efficiency and conservation

Public sector management - Economic affairs management

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Some gender elements
Description The proposed Project is to support environmental improvement in Liaoning Province. The main objective of the Project is to capture the coalbed methane (CBM) to reduce greenhouse gas emission and upgrade and expansion of gas distributions in ten cities in Liaoning Province. The Project consists mainly of: (i) establishing commercially viable CBM production and utilization demonstration projects at coal mines of the Tiefa, Fushun and Fuxin coal mining areas (ii) improving urban gas distribution system in ten cities in Liaoning Province, and (iii) planning and designing of natural gas distribution system for Liaoning Province.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Liaoning Province
Safeguard Categories
Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
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 engaged by ADB on an individual basis in accordance with its Guidelines on the Use of Consultants. An estimated 28 person months of consulting services will be required: 8 for international, and 20 for domestic services. The international consultants will have expertise in (i) CBM production and gas system planning and engineering (ii) gas distribution design (iii) preparation of technical specifications and bid documents (iv) environmental assessment (v) project monitoring (vi) economic and financial analysis (vii) corporation governance and gas sector reforms and (viii) resettlement, poverty impact, and social assessment. The domestic consultants will have similar expertise.
Responsible ADB Officer Bo Q. Lin
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Energy Division, EARD
Executing Agencies
Government of Liaoning Province
c/o Utilization Foreign Capital Proj Off
Liaoning Province Dev & Refrm Commission
#13 Shisiweilu, Heping District
Concept Clearance 10 Mar 2002
Fact Finding 08 Jul 2002 to 16 Jul 2002
Approval 04 Sep 2002
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 18 Dec 2006

TA 3919-PRC

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
04 Sep 2002 21 Jan 2003 21 Jan 2003 30 Apr 2003 31 Oct 2004 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
500,000.00 0.00 200,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 700,000.00 04 Sep 2002 456,971.62
Title Document Type Document Date
Preparing the Liaoning Environmental Improvement Project Technical Assistance Reports Sep 2002

Safeguard Documents

See also: Safeguards

No documents found.

Evaluation Documents

See also: Independent Evaluation

No documents found.

The Public Communications Policy (PCP) establishes the disclosure requirements for documents and information ADB produces or requires to be produced in its operations to facilitate stakeholder participation in ADB's decision-making. For more information, refer to the Safeguard Policy Statement, Operations Manual F1, and Operations Manual L3.

Requests for information may also be directed to the InfoUnit.