China, People's Republic of: Shaanxi-Qinling Mountains Integrated Ecosystem Management Project

Sovereign Project | 39321-012 Status: Closed


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Project Name Shaanxi-Qinling Mountains Integrated Ecosystem Management Project
Project Number 39321-012
Country China, People's Republic of
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 4721-PRC: Shaanxi-Qinling Mountains Integrated Ecosystem Management Project
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 500,000.00
TA 4721-PRC: Shaanxi Qinling Mountains Integrated Ecosystem Management Project (Supplementary)
Global Environment Facility US$ 280,000.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

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

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Shaanxi province, PRC

Safeguard Categories

Environment B
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

A total of 50 person-months of consulting services, comprising 11 person-months of international and 39 person-months of domestic consultants. The international consultants will have expertise in best international practices with respect to biodiversity conservation management and tourism, project economics and finance. The domestic consultants will have expertise in biodiversity conservation, rural livelihoods, business management, tourism, social development, environmental assessment, civil engineering, surveys and information technology, project economics and finance, data coordination, and legal and institutional aspects.

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. Consultants with special expertise such as biodiversity conservation management and tourism may be engaged as individuals. 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.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Bruce Carrad
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, EARD
Executing Agencies
Shaanxi Provincial Government
Madam Yu Zhengzhi, Deputy Director
Foreign Loan Support Office, Xian Provincial Government


Concept Clearance 28 Apr 2005
Fact Finding 28 Feb 2005 to 18 Mar 2005
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 31 Mar 2006
Last PDS Update 22 Jan 2009

TA 4721-PRC

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
09 Dec 2005 22 Feb 2006 22 Feb 2006 30 Nov 2006 31 Mar 2009 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
500,000.00 280,000.00 200,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 980,000.00 09 Dec 2005 658,300.19

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