40687-012: River Basin Water Resources Allocation and Management Policy

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The primary objective of a water allocation system is to maximize the benefits (social, environmental, and economic) of water to society. This will be achieved by (i) distributing water equitably among regions and users, and setting priorities during water scarcity; (ii) establishing rules for sharing limited water resources and maintaining environmental quality for sustainable development; (iii) protecting the long-term reliability of the resource from overexploitation; and (iv) adapting to ... Read More

Country China, People's Republic of
Project Number 40687-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Numbers TA No. 7127
Approval Date 02 Sep 2008
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 500
Geographical Location People Republic of China
Sector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Subsector Water-Based Natural Resources Management



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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Zhou Yaozhou
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Responsible ADB Department
East Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Agriculture, Environment and Natural Resources Div, EARD

Executing Agencies
Ministry of Water Resources

PDS Creation Date
05 Oct 2009

Last PDS Update
18 Dec 2012