China, People's Republic of: Integrated Development of Key Townships in Central Liaoning

Sovereign Project | 44021-012

Summary

The proposed project, which is being prepared with support from this PPTA, aims to promote balanced and environmentally sustainable urbanization; narrow the rural-urban gap; and improve living conditions by supporting the development of five key townships in central Liaoning Province, People's Republic of China (PRC). The project will support urban water supply, wastewater management, energy efficient heat supply, and urban road and bridge construction and related services.

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Project Name Integrated Development of Key Townships in Central Liaoning
Project Number 44021-012
Country China, People's Republic of
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7621-PRC: Integrated Development of Key Townships in Central Liaoning
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 700,000.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Education - Technical and vocational education and training

Energy - Energy utility services

Transport - Transport policies and institutional development - Urban roads and traffic management

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

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Effective gender mainstreaming
Description The proposed project, which is being prepared with support from this PPTA, aims to promote balanced and environmentally sustainable urbanization; narrow the rural-urban gap; and improve living conditions by supporting the development of five key townships in central Liaoning Province, People's Republic of China (PRC). The project will support urban water supply, wastewater management, energy efficient heat supply, and urban road and bridge construction and related services.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy This project will build on ADB's Liaoning small cities and towns project and is intended to demonstrate clustered urban agglomeration and integrated rural-urban development while incorporating environmental and social considerations in planning and development. The proposed project reflects two early lessons from the ongoing project. First, a project rather than a sector approach will be taken in recognition of constraints imposed by domestic procedures. Second, the selection of participating towns will be more tightly driven by clustering considerations. Further lessons will be identified and incorporated during implementation of the project preparatory technical assistance (PPTA).
Impact Improved living conditions in about five key townships in central Liaoning Province.
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Improved urban infrastructure and municipal services in about five key townships in central Liaoning Province.
Progress Toward Outcome HJI Group Corporation (the consultant) was mobilized on 13 May 2011, and will submit inception report shortly. The consultants conducted training workshops in August 2011 and December 2011.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

New water supply systems and related facilities are operating.

New wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs), storm-water and wastewater pipe network, culvert, and pumping stations operating.

Upgraded district heating network is operating.

New and upgraded trunk and secondary roads, and bridges, opened to traffic and related services operating.

Community-based TVET program operating.

Capacity developed and Institutions strengthened.

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues) To be updated during midterm review of implementation. Interim review mission conducted from 12 to 20 December 2011.
Geographical Location
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design The PPTA is supporting consultations with stakeholders.
During Project Implementation Further consultations will be undertaken during the ensuing project.
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services International consulting firm (15 international and 27 national) with expertise in urban development, centralized district heating, TVET, water supply and wastewater management, bridge and civil engineering, urbanization, economic and financial analysis, social safeguards, involuntary resettlement, and ethnic minority, environment and institutional development.
Responsible ADB Officer Barry Reid
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Urban and Social Sectors Division, EARD
Executing Agencies
Liaoning Provincial Financial Department103 North Nanjing Street
Heping District
Shenyang, Liaoning Province
Timetable
Concept Clearance 23 Jul 2010
Fact Finding 28 Feb 2010 to 13 Mar 2010
MRM -
Approval 19 Oct 2010
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 03 Nov 2010
Last PDS Update 22 Dec 2011

TA 7621-PRC

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
19 Oct 2010 23 Dec 2010 23 Dec 2010 31 May 2012 30 Sep 2012 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
700,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 700,000.00 19 Oct 2010 659,601.05
Title Document Type Document Date
Integrated Development of Key Townships in Central Liaoning Consultants' Reports Jul 2012
Integrated Development of Key Townships in Central Liaoning Initial Poverty and Social Analysis Oct 2010

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