China, People's Republic of: New Models for Civil Society Participation in Poverty Reduction

Sovereign Project | 42124-012 Status: Closed


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Project Name New Models for Civil Society Participation in Poverty Reduction
Project Number 42124-012
Country China, People's Republic of
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7159-PRC: New Models for Civil Society Participation in Poverty Reduction
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 400,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Health - Health insurance and subsidized health programs

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) The TA is cancelled.
Geographical Location PRC

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design During country programming midterm review discussions in April 2007, the Ministry of Finance identified poverty reduction as the top priority for 2008 advisory TA, with the above topic prioritized by LGOP, in discussion with ADB. Dialogue with broader civil society stakeholders under TA 4580 (including nine competitively selected NGOs), ADB-hosted NGO roundtables, and other forums has indicated that further TA is critical to support the nascent development of civil society and its contributions to balanced and inclusive development. CFPA (a leading national-level NGO and key partner under TA 4580) has been closely involved in TA conceptualization.
During Project Implementation tbd

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services To tailor-fit support to project partners, ADB will recruit (i) two domestic consultants (6 person-months each)!?to support policy dialogue and pilot test design under component 1, and provide external and independent M&E under component 3, respectively; and (ii) flexibly deployed resource persons (estimated 30 person-days international and 50 person-days domestic) to provide advice on mechanism design and policy based on international best practice, support the China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation and Development in providing capacity building linked to the pilot test, as well as providing other needed expertise. The consultants will be selected and engaged on an individual basis in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants and other arrangements satisfactory to ADB on the engagement of national consultants.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Yolanda Fernandez Lommen
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division PRC Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
The State Council Ldg Grp Office of Pvrty Allev
Tan Weiping
Taiyanggongbei Street, Beijing, PRC 100028


Concept Clearance 09 Jul 2008
Fact Finding 26 Jul 2008 to 26 Aug 2008
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 05 Aug 2008
Last PDS Update 23 Feb 2011

TA 7159-PRC

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
30 Oct 2008 19 Mar 2009 19 Mar 2009 30 Nov 2010 31 Mar 2011 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
400,000.00 0.00 800,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,200,000.00 30 Oct 2008 5,750.00

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