China, People's Republic of: Guangxi Baise Integrated Urban Environment Improvement Project

Sovereign Project | 44022-022 Status: Closed


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Project Name Guangxi Baise Integrated Urban Environment Improvement Project
Project Number 44022-022
Country China, People's Republic of
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7620-PRC: Guangxi Baise Integrated Urban Environment Rehabilitation Project
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 700,000.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change
Sector / Subsector

Transport - Urban public transport

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

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Effective gender mainstreaming
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome To be determined at completion.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)

TA implementation is divided in phases including initial stage (pre-TA activity), Phase I on environmental assessment of the industrial site, and Phase II for project preparation.

At the initial stage, a tripartite workshop was held on 7 December 2010 in Baise City to review the findings and recommendations presented by the two staff consultants on urban planning conceptual framework and initial assessment of land decontamination and industrial deconstruction impact.

A tripartite review workshop (Phase I Workshop) was held in Nanning City on 16-17 June 2011 to review the Draft Report submitted by Phase 1 Consultants. Officials from the Guangxi provincial government, Baise municipal government, and independent experts participated in the workshop.

The final report prepared by Phase I consultants was received on 17 October 2011.

The inception report for Phase II was received on 7 December 2011. The inception workshop for Phase II was held in Baise City on 15-16 December 2011.

After the inception workshop in December 2011, it was discussed and agreed to demobilize the Phase II consulting team.

The Phase II consulting team was formally remobilized on 10 September 2012.

The TA completion date was extended to 31 May 2013.

The interim report was submitted by Phase II consulting team on 4 December 2012.

A review mission was fielded on 12-16 December 2012 to conduct an interim workshop in Baise City to review the work program proposed and the interim report submitted by the Phase II consultants.

Geographical Location Baise City, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design A pre-reconnaisance mission was fielded to undertake consultation meetings with the officials from the concerned agencies of the Baise municipal government (BMG), visit the sites of the project, and conduct interviews with individuals, enterprises, and resident communities in the project area---the Dongsun area of Baise city.
During Project Implementation Public consultations are ongoing during PPTA implementation. Stakeholders include: Baise City population, community members in the project area, affected factory workers, factory management, industrial area management, local government, and public services in the project area.

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services Recruitment of Phase II consultant (firm) is completed. The expert team was mobilized on 14 November 2011.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Sangay Penjor
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Urban and Social Sectors Division, EARD
Executing Agencies
Baise Municipal Government
Dong He Er Lu Road
Baise City, Guangxi
People's Republic of China 533000


Concept Clearance 19 Oct 2010
Fact Finding 01 Aug 2010 to 06 Aug 2010
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 30 Sep 2013

TA 7620-PRC

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
19 Oct 2010 12 Nov 2010 12 Nov 2010 31 Mar 2012 30 Nov 2013 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
700,000.00 0.00 100,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 800,000.00 19 Oct 2010 632,058.01

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