China, People's Republic of: Silk Road Ecosystem Restoration Project

Sovereign Project | 40684-012 Status: Closed


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Project Name Silk Road Ecosystem Restoration Project
Project Number 40684-012
Country China, People's Republic of
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7040-PRC: Silk Road Ecosystem Restoration Project
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 800,000.00
TA 7040-PRC: Silk Road Ecosystem Restoration Project (Supplementary)
Global Environment Facility US$ 335,000.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Sector / Subsector

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

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
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 Gansu, Shaanxi, and Xinjiang

Safeguard Categories

Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement C
Indigenous Peoples B

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design tbd
During Project Implementation tbd

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services A total of 16.5 person-months of international and 44.0 person-months of national consulting services are required under the TA.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Raymond Renfro
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, EARD
Executing Agencies
State Forestry Administration
Mr. Chen Daodong
State Forestry Administration, Beijing


Concept Clearance 28 Feb 2007
Fact Finding 07 Jun 2007 to 30 Jun 2007
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 22 Jan 2009
Last PDS Update 05 Aug 2011

TA 7040-PRC

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
14 Dec 2007 28 Feb 2008 28 Feb 2008 31 Oct 2008 30 Apr 2011 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
800,000.00 335,000.00 400,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,535,000.00 14 Dec 2007 1,044,868.11

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