China, People's Republic of: Strengthening Capacity to Address Climate Change for Small and Medium-Sized City Development

Sovereign Project | 44185-012 Status: Closed

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Project Name Strengthening Capacity to Address Climate Change for Small and Medium-Sized City Development
Project Number 44185-012
Country China, People's Republic of
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7687-PRC: Strengthening Capacity to Address Climate Change for Small and Medium-Sized City Development
Republic of Korea e-Asia and Knowledge Partnership Fund US$ 500,000.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Partnerships
Sector / Subsector

Energy - Energy efficiency and conservation

Transport - Urban public transport

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

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome The TA implementation was completed in 31 October 2013.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)

1. The final report was completed and accepted.

2.1 The final report was completed and accepted.

2.2 The final report was completed and accepted.

3. The final report was completed and accepted.

4. The final report was completed and accepted.

5.1 The TA final workshop was held in Beijing, PRC on 30 August 2013. A scope of the workshop was reduced from the original plan. The TA, however, organized a side event during COP18 UNFCCC in Doha, Qatar on 1 December 2012. The TA final workshop

5.2 One KP finalized in June 2013.

Geographical Location PRC-wide

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design -
During Project Implementation

The preliminary TA outputs was presented in a side event of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change COP18 in Doha on 1 December 2012. This ensured a broader stakeholder communication and knowledge sharing dissemination.

The final TA workshop was held on 30 August 2013. It was attended by NDRC, ADB, WWF, GGGI, CASS and other key institutes working on low-carbon city study in PRC.

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services The TA will require 4 international consultants for a total of 12 person-months and 4 national consultants for a total of 24 person-months. Both international and national consultant teams will comprise specialists on environmental policy, urban land use and transport planning, energy management, and resource management. The consultants will be engaged in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2007, as amended from time to time). The TA will engage relevant institutes as well as self-employed consultants on an individual basis.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Satoshi Ishii
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Urban and Social Sectors Division, EARD
Executing Agencies
National Development and Reform Commission
No. 8 South Yuetan St.
Beijing 100824
China

Timetable

Concept Clearance 28 May 2010
Fact Finding 13 Oct 2010 to 14 Oct 2010
MRM -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 31 Aug 2010
Last PDS Update 25 Mar 2014

TA 7687-PRC

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
06 Dec 2010 03 Jan 2011 03 Jan 2011 30 Jun 2012 31 Oct 2013 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
0.00 500,000.00 125,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 625,000.00 06 Dec 2010 370,496.09

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Evaluation Documents See also: Independent Evaluation

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