China, People's Republic of: Evaluating Poverty Impacts of Transport Projects

Sovereign Project | 39098-012

Summary

The TA will strengthen the capacity to evaluate the poverty impacts of transport interventions in order to heighten their effectiveness in decreasing poverty and enhance the accountability of the project results. The TA will provide an objective basis for assessing the poverty impacts of a transport project, and (ii) undertake impact evaluation, which measures the outcomes and impacts of an activity and distinguishes them from the influence of other external factors. The outcomes of the TA are measured poverty impacts of transport projects and a practitioners' handbook for evaluating poverty impacts. The TA output will (i) help clarify whether the costs of an activity are justified, (ii) present lessons for improving the design and management of future interventions, and (iii) provide a basis to compare the effectiveness of alternative interventions.

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Project Name Evaluating Poverty Impacts of Transport Projects
Project Number 39098-012
Country China, People's Republic of
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 4650-PRC: Evaluating Poverty Impacts of Transport Projects
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 150,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector Transport - Road transport (non-urban)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description The TA will strengthen the capacity to evaluate the poverty impacts of transport interventions in order to heighten their effectiveness in decreasing poverty and enhance the accountability of the project results. The TA will provide an objective basis for assessing the poverty impacts of a transport project, and (ii) undertake impact evaluation, which measures the outcomes and impacts of an activity and distinguishes them from the influence of other external factors. The outcomes of the TA are measured poverty impacts of transport projects and a practitioners' handbook for evaluating poverty impacts. The TA output will (i) help clarify whether the costs of an activity are justified, (ii) present lessons for improving the design and management of future interventions, and (iii) provide a basis to compare the effectiveness of alternative interventions.
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
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 require a total of 12 person-mos. of consultant inputs (2 international and 10 domestic). International consultants will be engaged on an individual basis. Domestic consulting firm(s) will be engaged following the quality- and cost-based selection method, and biodata proposals will be required. The international consultant will provide expertise in poverty and transport economics with adequate econometric backgrounds. The domestic consultants shall have expertise in (i) transport economics, (ii) poverty and social development, and (iii) rural survey and database management.
Responsible ADB Officer Eunkyung Kwon
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, EARD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Transportation (formerly Min of Comm)Ms. Xia Hong, Director10 Fuxing Road Beijing 100845 People's Republic of China
Timetable
Concept Clearance 10 Mar 2005
Fact Finding 09 Aug 2005 to 11 Aug 2005
MRM -
Approval 21 Sep 2005
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 03 Feb 2006
Last PDS Update 27 Mar 2008

TA 4650-PRC

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
21 Sep 2005 - 21 Sep 2005 31 Aug 2006 30 Apr 2008 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
150,000.00 0.00 37,500.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 187,500.00 21 Sep 2005 103,642.99

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