China, People's Republic of: Inner Mongolia Road Development Project

Sovereign Project | 43029-012

Summary

The Project is intended to support the Government?s "Program to Develop Northeast China" strategy and conforms to ADB's and the PRC's key priority area of local road development as agreed in the 2012 Country Programming Mission. This Project helps to fulfill the ADB's objectives in the PRC Country Partnership Strategy (2011-2015) of:

(i) promoting inclusive growth and balanced development by focusing on investments in poorer provinces; and

(ii) by promoting regional cooperation to facilitate trade and investment between the PRC, Russia, and Mongolia.

Latest Project Documents


Project Data Sheets (PDS) contain summary information on the project or program. Because the PDS is a work in progress, some information may not be included in its initial version but will be added as it becomes available. Information about proposed projects is tentative and indicative.

The Public Communications Policy (PCP) recognizes that transparency and accountability are essential to development effectiveness. It establishes the disclosure requirements for documents and information ADB produces or requires to be produced.

The Accountability Mechanism provides a forum where people adversely affected by ADB-assisted projects can voice and seek solutions to their problems and report alleged noncompliance of ADB's operational policies and procedures.

In preparing any country program or strategy, financing any project, or by making any designation of, or reference to, a particular territory or geographic area in this document, the Asian Development Bank does not intend to make any judgments as to the legal or other status of any territory or area.

Project Name Inner Mongolia Road Development Project
Project Number 43029-012
Country China, People's Republic of
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7416-PRC: Inner Mongolia Road Development Project
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 600,000.00
TA 7416-PRC: Inner Mongolia Road Development Project (Supplementary)
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 220,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Regional integration
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector Transport - Road transport (non-urban)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

The Project is intended to support the Government?s "Program to Develop Northeast China" strategy and conforms to ADB's and the PRC's key priority area of local road development as agreed in the 2012 Country Programming Mission. This Project helps to fulfill the ADB's objectives in the PRC Country Partnership Strategy (2011-2015) of:

(i) promoting inclusive growth and balanced development by focusing on investments in poorer provinces; and

(ii) by promoting regional cooperation to facilitate trade and investment between the PRC, Russia, and Mongolia.

Impact The impact of the Project would be a more efficient and sustainable regional transport network leading to improved regional trade and cooperation, improved economic and social development opportunities for local residents.
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome The outcome will be an agreed design for the proposed Inner Mongolia Road Development Project combining additional investment in the trunk highway network, innovative project enhancements to increase the benefits provided by the Project, and road sector support activities in the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.
Progress Toward Outcome The Project's outcome will be realized after project completion.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs The outputs of the PPTA will be the technical assistance consultant's final report which will be developed during the project preparation phase.
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues) The scope of the project includes upgrading the Manzhouli to Alatanemole road from Class III to half Class I standard. The rural roads that connect the Manzhouli-Alatanemole road to nearby villages and border connecting roads, have also been included within the project scope in order to enhance the contribution to social development and poverty reduction objectives.
Geographical Location Northeast PRC, in the Hulunbeier region.
Safeguard Categories
Environment A
Involuntary Resettlement A
Indigenous Peoples A
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design Stakeholder consultations for the environmental impact assessment and formulation of the resettlement plan and ethnic monority development plan (EMDP) have been conducted.
During Project Implementation Consultation and participation strategy will continue during implementation.
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services The PPTA will require about 12 person-months of international and 27.5 person-months of national consultants. A consulting firm will be hired according to ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants. The firm shall be composed of Highway Design Specialist, Transport Economic and Financial Specialists, Trade and Logistics Specialist, Transport Planning/Travel Demand Forecasting Specialists, Road Safety Specialist, Intelligent Transport System Specialist, Environmental Specialist, Social Development Specialist and Resettlement Specialist.
Responsible ADB Officer Sharad Saxena
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, EARD
Executing Agencies
Inner Mongolia Communications Department (IMCD)Mr. Zhang Lijcxji@tom.comNo. 68 Dizhiju South Street Saihan District, Hohhot Inner Mongolia, 010020, PRC
Timetable
Concept Clearance 15 Oct 2009
Fact Finding 19 Oct 2009 to 22 Oct 2009
MRM -
Approval 04 Dec 2009
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 12 Apr 2010
Last PDS Update 30 Sep 2013

TA 7416-PRC

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
04 Dec 2009 01 Jan 2010 01 Jan 2010 31 Aug 2010 30 Sep 2013 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
820,000.00 0.00 150,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 970,000.00 04 Dec 2009 706,890.54

Safeguard Documents

See also: Safeguards

No documents found.

Evaluation Documents

See also: Independent Evaluation

No documents found.


The Public Communications Policy (PCP) establishes the disclosure requirements for documents and information ADB produces or requires to be produced in its operations to facilitate stakeholder participation in ADB's decision-making. For more information, refer to the Safeguard Policy Statement, Operations Manual F1, and Operations Manual L3.

Requests for information may also be directed to the InfoUnit.