China, People's Republic of: Nanjing Qinhuai River Environmental Improvement Project

Sovereign Project | 37603-012

Summary

The main objective of the TA is to prepare an investment project suitable for ADB financing that will facilitate economic development, environmental protection and improvement of quality of life in Nanjing through extended and improved wastewater treatment and sewerage infrastructure and mitigation of flood risks. The Project will result in a reduction of waterborne pollution and flood risk in urban Nanjing, with particular focus on the Qinhuai river catchment. The TA will help NMG establish the technical, economic, financial, social and environmental justification of the proposed Project and support NMG to prepare plans in compliance with ADB safeguard policies. In addition, the TA will review proposed Project implementation arrangements and identify required capacity building needs. The project components are (i) municipal wastewater management; (ii) river system management; (iii) stormwater management; and (iv) sludge management.

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Project Name Nanjing Qinhuai River Environmental Improvement Project
Project Number 37603-012
Country China, People's Republic of
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 4617-PRC: Nanjing Qinhuai River Environmental Improvement Project
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 600,000.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Agriculture, natural resources and rural development - Water-based natural resources management

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description The main objective of the TA is to prepare an investment project suitable for ADB financing that will facilitate economic development, environmental protection and improvement of quality of life in Nanjing through extended and improved wastewater treatment and sewerage infrastructure and mitigation of flood risks. The Project will result in a reduction of waterborne pollution and flood risk in urban Nanjing, with particular focus on the Qinhuai river catchment. The TA will help NMG establish the technical, economic, financial, social and environmental justification of the proposed Project and support NMG to prepare plans in compliance with ADB safeguard policies. In addition, the TA will review proposed Project implementation arrangements and identify required capacity building needs. The project components are (i) municipal wastewater management; (ii) river system management; (iii) stormwater management; and (iv) sludge management. Capacity building initiatives including managerial and information system improvements, together with technology and knowledge transfers will increase the value added of the TA and the ensuing Project.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy The ensuing proposed Project is fully consistent with the PRC CSP.
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 Nanjing is the capital of Jiangsu Province in the People
Safeguard Categories
Environment A
Involuntary Resettlement A
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 The TA will be implemented over a period of 7 months. A total of 46.5 person-months (pm) of consulting services will be provided, comprising 18.5 pm of international and 28 pm of domestic consulting inputs. International and domestic consultants will provide expertise in municipal and river/hydraulics engineering, social analysis and resettlement. environmental impact assessment, financial, economic, and institutional analyses. An international consulting firm, in association with domestic consultants, will be engaged by ADB in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants and Its Borrowers and other arrangements satisfactory to ADB for the engagement of domestic consultants. The quality and cost based selection method and simplified technical proposal procedure will be used.
Responsible ADB Officer Sangay Penjor
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Urban and Social Sectors Division, EARD
Executing Agencies
Nanjing Municipal GovernmentMr. Zhou Jinliang, Deputy DirectorNo.41 Easten Beijing Road,Nanjing 210008 Jiangsu Province, PRC
Timetable
Concept Clearance 10 Mar 2003
Fact Finding 10 May 2005 to 20 May 2005
MRM -
Approval 19 Jul 2005
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 28 Apr 2006
Last PDS Update 18 Apr 2007

TA 4617-PRC

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
19 Jul 2005 12 Aug 2005 12 Aug 2005 30 Jun 2006 31 Mar 2007 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
600,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 600,000.00 19 Jul 2005 596,190.36

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