China, People's Republic of: Strategy for Drought Management

Sovereign Project | 42025-012 Status: Closed

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Project Name Strategy for Drought Management
Project Number 42025-012
Country China, People's Republic of
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7261-PRC: Strategy for Drought Management
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 400,000.00
Multi-Donor Trust Fund under the Water Financing Partnership Facility US$ 230,000.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Partnerships
Sector / Subsector

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

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

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome At the final tripartite meeting on 22 March 2011, the Ministry of Water Resources (MWR, the executing agency) committed to report TA's recommendations to high-level officials of Departments of Planning and Water Resources of the MWR and the Office of State Flood Control and Drought Relief Head quarters, so that the TA's recommendations will be reflected into MWR's strategies.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)

The national drought management strategy framework and action plan were formulated under the TA. At the final tripartite meeting on 22 March 2011, the Ministry of Water Resources (MWR, the executing agency) committed to report TA's recommendations to high-level officials of Departments of Planning and Water Resources of the MWR and the Office of State Flood Control and Drought Relief Head quarters, so that the TA's recommendations will be reflected into MWR's strategies.

A Chinese version handbook including TA findings and policy brief will be published and a workshop for dissemination of TA findings will be held in September 2011.

Geographical Location People's Republic of China

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design The agencies consulted include MOF, MWR, and the Office of State Flood Control and Drought Relief Headquarters. Stakeholder consultations will be undertaken during workshops at central and provincial levels during TA implementation. Stakeholders will be also involved in every stage of the proposed pilot tests including planning, design, implementation, and monitoring.
During Project Implementation MWR executed the TA in close consultation with the Office of State Flood Control and Drought Relief Headquarters. Stakeholder consultations were undertaken during workshops at central and provincial levels during TA implementation. Stakeholders were also involved in every stage of the theoretical pilot studies.

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services

The TA will be carried out by a team of consultants engaged through a firm. A total of 11 person-months of international consulting services and 24 person-months of national consulting services will be required. The consultants will be selected and engaged by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2007, as amended from time to time). The consulting firm will be selected by (i) inviting

simplified technical proposals; and (ii) using the quality- and cost-based selection method, with a quality-cost weighting ratio of 80:20. The consultants will be responsible for ensuring and coordinating stakeholder participation and for developing a sense of ownership of and commitment to the TA.

1. International Consultants

a. Drought Management Specialist and Team Leader

b. Drought Risk Management Specialist

2. National Consultants

a. Drought Management Specialist and Deputy Team Leader

b. Drought Risk Management Specialist

c. Environment Specialist

d. Legal Specialist

e. Institutional Specialist

f. Social Development Specialist

Procurement

The office equipment provided under the TA for the consultants will be procured in accordance with ADB's Procurement Guidelines (2007, as

amended from time to time) and will be handed over to the Executing Agency upon TA completion.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Yoshiaki Kobayashi
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, EARD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Water Resources
Mr. Li Ge, Director, Dept. of Int'l Coop., MWR
2 Lane 2, Baijuang Road Beijing 100053 People's Republic of China

Timetable

Concept Clearance 16 Sep 2008
Fact Finding 14 Jul 2008 to 16 Jul 2008
MRM -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 28 Oct 2008
Last PDS Update 21 Dec 2011

TA 7261-PRC

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
26 Mar 2009 21 Apr 2009 21 Apr 2009 30 Jun 2010 31 Oct 2011 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
400,000.00 230,000.00 190,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 820,000.00 26 Mar 2009 622,780.30
Title Document Type Document Date
Strategy for Drought Management TA Completion Reports Jan 2012
Strategy for Drought Management: Final Report Consultants' Reports Mar 2011
Strategy for Drought Management Technical Assistance Reports Mar 2009

Safeguard Documents See also: Safeguards

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Evaluation Documents See also: Independent Evaluation

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