37230-012: Ensuring Safeguard Practices (formerly "Establishing an Independent Panel of Environmental Experts")

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The purpose of the SSTA is to finance an independent panel to ensure environmental compliance and management in line with ADB's environmental guidelines and safeguard policy, particularly with the mitigating measures for the endangered species. The scope of the SSTA is to conduct a periodic review of the relevant documentation including the monitoring reports, to identify actual and potential problems, to visit the specific project area and discuss with the concerned agencies including MOR and c... Read More

Country China, People's Republic of
Project Number 37230-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number TA No. 4255
Approval Date 15 Dec 2003
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 150
Geographical Location Hubei Province and Chongqing Municipality
Sector Transport and ICT
Subsector Rail Transport



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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Anthony Maxwell
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Responsible ADB Department
East Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Transport and Communications Division, EARD

Executing Agencies
Ministry of Railways
Mr. Chen Xiao Xin

PDS Creation Date
03 Apr 2008

Last PDS Update
10 Jul 2008