China, People's Republic of: Gansu Tianshui Urban Infrastructure Development Project

Sovereign Project | 43025-012


To be deyermined.

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Project Name Gansu Tianshui Urban Infrastructure Development Project
Project Number 43025-012
Country China, People's Republic of
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7344-PRC: Gansu Tianshui Urban Infrastructure Development Project
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 700,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Water and other urban infrastructure and services - Urban policy, institutional and capacity development

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description To be deyermined.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy The PPTA is consistent with (i) ADB's Country Partnership Strategy for the PRC that has identified urban infrastructure development as one of the priority investment sectors; (ii) ADB?s Urban Sector Strategy, which supports investments in the urban sector as a dynamic engine of economic growth; and (iii) the Master Plan of Tianshui city.
Impact Improved urban infrastructure supporting economic growth in Tianshui City of Gansu Province.
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Project design, feasibility study, and implementation arrangements agreed and suitable for ADB financing.
Progress Toward Outcome The project has support the preparation of a feasibility study and an investment project for possible funding by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to improve urban roads and bridge infrastructure and district heating system infrastructure and services.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

1. Analysis of the Tianshui City development plan, investment program, financing requirements, and institutional capacity.

2. Technical, environmental, economic, financial and social appraisal of the project components.

3. Resettlement plans, poverty and social assessment report, including socio-economic impact of the project components, policy options, and resettlement implications.

4. SEIA and EMP.

5. Institutional capacity building and corporate development plan.

6. Participatory plan assessment.

7. Training Workshops.

8. Draft final report.

9. Knowledge product.

10. Final report.

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues) The associated loan project (Loan 2760-PRC) was approved on 29 June 2011. PPTA implementation is nearing completion (expected on 30 September 2011). The mid-term review/fact-finding mission was completed in November 2010. The TA completion date was subsequently extended to 30 September 2011 to support preparation of the first set of NCB and ICB bidding documents.
Geographical Location Tianshui, Gansu Province, PRC
Safeguard Categories
Environment A
Involuntary Resettlement A
Indigenous Peoples B
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design Extensive stakeholder participations and consultations were undertaken during project design.
During Project Implementation Project implementation will commence in late 2011 and will involve further stakeholder participations and consultations.
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services Consulting services yet to be determined.
Responsible ADB Officer Barry Reid
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Urban and Social Sectors Division, EARD
Executing Agencies
Municipal Government of Tianshui
Mr. ZHAO Jianqiang
Dongsheng Mansion, Qinzhou District, Tianshui, Gansu, PRC 741000
Concept Clearance 05 Jun 2009
Fact Finding 27 Jul 2009 to 05 Aug 2009
Approval 11 Sep 2009
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 25 Jun 2009
Last PDS Update 22 Dec 2011

TA 7344-PRC

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
11 Sep 2009 12 Oct 2009 12 Oct 2009 30 Apr 2010 30 Sep 2011 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
700,000.00 0.00 200,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 900,000.00 11 Sep 2009 683,629.71

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