China, People's Republic of: Integrated Ecosystem Management and Environmental Protection of the Baiyangdian Lake Catchment Project

Sovereign Project | 36437-012

Summary

The TA will help the Baoding Municipal Government develop an investment proposal comprising investment, policy, and institutional measures that will address strategically the major pollution problems originating from upstream, midstream, and in-lake areas that comprise the Baiyangdian Lake catchment. The intervention measures will adopt an integrated ecosystem management approach.

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Project Name Integrated Ecosystem Management and Environmental Protection of the Baiyangdian Lake Catchment Project
Project Number 36437-012
Country China, People's Republic of
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 4629-PRC: Integrated Ecosystem Management and Environmental Protection of the Baiyangdian Lake Catchment Project
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 500,000.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Partnerships
Sector / Subsector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development - Water-based natural resources management
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description The TA will help the Baoding Municipal Government develop an investment proposal comprising investment, policy, and institutional measures that will address strategically the major pollution problems originating from upstream, midstream, and in-lake areas that comprise the Baiyangdian Lake catchment. The intervention measures will adopt an integrated ecosystem management approach. Specifically, the TA outputs leading to the design of the investment proposal that is suitable for ADB financing will include (i) sector and institutional assessments; (ii) an approved development plan for the Baiyangdian Lake catchment; (iii) a technical, environmental, economic, financial, and social appraisal of the subproject options and their attendant policy measures; (iv) an institutional and capacity-building plan; (v) a participatory gender plan and a sustainable livelihood plan; (vi) a comprehensive assessment of the biodiversity of the catchment, habitat management action plans and an environmental education and public awareness campaign plan; and (vii) environmental impact assessments and management plans as well as resettlement plans.
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 Baiyangdian Lake
Safeguard Categories
Environment A
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples C
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

A total of 63.5 person-months (pm) of consulting services will be required, comprising 11.5 pm international and 52 pm domestic.

The international consultants will provide expertise in integrated ecosystem management, waste management, economics, and wetland management. The domestic consultants will have expertise in water resource planning/institutional development, sustainable livelihood/social development, agroforest ecology, resettlement, environmental impact assessment, finance management, environmental economics, waste management engineering, water resources and/or hydraulic engineering, ecology restoration, tourism, and environmental education and public awareness.

A firm will be engaged by ADB in accordance with the Guidelines on the Use of Consultants by Asian Development Bank and Its Borrowers and other arrangements satisfactory to ADB for the engagement of domestic consultants. The selection process will follow ADB quality- and cost-based selection method, following simplified technical proposal procedures. Equipment for the TA will be procured by the consultants in accordance with ADB Guidelines for Procurement.

Procurement To be determined.
Responsible ADB Officer Akmal Siddiq
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, EARD
Executing Agencies
Baoding Development and Reform CommissionMr. Cao Jidong, Deputy Director#1 West Dong Feng Road, Baoding Hebei
Timetable
Concept Clearance 10 Aug 2006
Fact Finding 16 Mar 2005 to 31 Mar 2005
MRM -
Approval 09 Aug 2005
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 14 Apr 2009
Last PDS Update 08 Oct 2009

TA 4629-PRC

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
09 Aug 2005 28 Sep 2005 28 Sep 2005 31 Mar 2006 31 Aug 2009 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
500,000.00 0.00 180,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 680,000.00 09 Aug 2005 647,470.39

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