China, People's Republic of: Resource Optimization in the Road Sector

Sovereign Project | 39150-012 Status: Closed

Summary

The TA will help the Government identify issues on resource optimization on the PRC road. The outcome of TA will be a policy framework, measures, and guidelines for road planning and land use, road transport management, and improving energy efficiency and environmental protection.

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Project Name Resource Optimization in the Road Sector
Project Number 39150-012
Country China, People's Republic of
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 4877-PRC: Resource Optimization in the Road Sector
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 600,000.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Knowledge solutions
Sector / Subsector

Transport - Road transport (non-urban)

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Description The TA will help the Government identify issues on resource optimization on the PRC road. The outcome of TA will be a policy framework, measures, and guidelines for road planning and land use, road transport management, and improving energy efficiency and environmental protection. This will be achieved by (i) undertaking a detailed assessment of the current state of resource optimization in the road sector, in particular focusing on road planning and land use, road transport management, and energy efficiency and environmental protection; (ii) identifying key issues relating to resource optimization in line with Government priorities in the 11FYP; (iii) learning from experience in developed countries where resource optimization is successfully implemented; (iv) preparing recommendations on the policy framework and measures; (v) developing guidelines to assist local governments in implementing the policy framework and measures; (vi) carrying out a case study to analyze an approach to implementing the recommendations and putting into effect recommendations; (vii) undertaking workshops for consultation with stakeholders and to disseminate findings; and (viii) disseminating a final report.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy This TA will support the transport sector of the PRC Country Strategy by assisting in the design of the proposed transport projects that would take account of the efficient use of resources, such as land and energy, and efficient transport management.
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 Nationwide
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 about 36 person-months of consulting services (6 international and 30 national) spread over a period of 9 months, including field work. International individual consultants and a domestic consulting 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. International consultant will be recruited individually and a national consulting firm will be engaged following the quality-based selection method, using simplified proposal. The international consultants will provide expertise in: (i) road planning and land use, (ii) road transport management, and (iii) energy efficiency and environment sustainability. The national consultants will have expertise in: (i) road design and planning; (ii) planning and regulations for land use; (iii) road transport management; (iv) freight and public transport; (v) energy conservation on road transport, including vehicle standards; (vi) environmental economy/policy analysis on road transport, including GHG and vehicle emission control; and (vii) managerial skill. A national consultant who provides the managerial skill will be the team leader and three international consultants will be the sub-team leaders. The international experts will supervise and will provide her/his input to each component. A national consultant firm will work for the three components and will take responsibility to coordinate the entire study.
Responsible ADB Officer Toshiyuki Yokota
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, EARD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Transportation (formerly Min of Comm)
XIA HONG
10 Fuxing Road Beijing 100845 People's Republic of China
Timetable
Concept Clearance 29 Aug 2005
Fact Finding 11 Sep 2006 to 14 Sep 2006
MRM -
Approval 29 Nov 2006
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 04 May 2006
Last PDS Update 08 Oct 2009

TA 4877-PRC

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
29 Nov 2006 23 Jan 2007 23 Jan 2007 31 Jan 2008 31 Oct 2009 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
600,000.00 0.00 150,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 750,000.00 29 Nov 2006 599,299.73
Title Document Type Document Date
Resource Optimization in the Road Sector TA Completion Reports Dec 2009
Resource Optimization in the Road Sector Technical Assistance Reports Nov 2006

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