39321-013: Shaanxi Qinling Biodiversity Conservation and Demonstration Project

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Description

The Qinling Mountains are an internationally important biodiversity hot spot and represent about 70% of the PRC's biodiversity, including an estimated 300 giant pandas. The Qinling Mountains are central to soil and water management of the Yangtze and Yellow rivers. The Project will improve biodiversity conservation and management by restoring forest habitat, improving endangered species management and providing sustainable livelihoods for the population of the project area, and demonstrating the... Read More

Country China, People's Republic of
Project Number 39321-013
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Grant
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers Loan No. 2572
Grant No. 0169
Approval Date 22 Oct 2009
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 40,000
Geographical Location Qinling Mountains are located 40 km south of Xian
Sector / Subsector Classification Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
/ Forestry
Thematic Classification Economic growth
Environmental sustainability
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: A
Indigenous People: C

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Responsible ADB Officer
Zhiming Niu
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Responsible ADB Department
East Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
PRC Resident Mission

Executing Agencies
Shaanxi Provincial Government
Mr. Wang Shuancang

PDS Creation Date
10 May 2006

Last PDS Update
22 Jul 2014

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