China, People's Republic of: Strategies for Green Jobs Creation and Promotion

Sovereign Project | 45510-001 Status: Closed


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Project Name Strategies for Green Jobs Creation and Promotion
Project Number 45510-001
Country China, People's Republic of
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7906-PRC: Strategies for Green Jobs Creation and Promotion
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 400,000.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change
Sector / Subsector

Public sector management - Economic affairs management

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Gender equity
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues) The TA has been completed, with a TA report, and sub-reports prepared. These will be reviewed and finalized for dissemination.
Geographical Location

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design The technical assistance (TA) will facilitate consultations at the national and provincial level to support policy formulation on green jobs.
During Project Implementation Detailed consultations will be carried out with the concerned stakeholders, including the private sector, employers' associations, trade unions, worker associations and representative groups, civil society, government agencies, research institutes, and international organizations.

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services The technical assistance (TA) will require the services of seven consultants for a total of 31.5 person-months, consisting of one international consultant for 4 person-months and six national consultants for 27.5 person-months, over a period of 12 months during TA implementation. The consultants will perform their tasks in close consultation with the executing and implementing agency, the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security (MOHRSS), and other responsible provincial and local government departments and agencies to ensure full acceptance of the outcome of the TA. The consultants shall produce the following in both English and Chinese: (i) the main TA report, (ii) three subreports, (iii) a policy note for decision makers, (iv) a summary report on the green jobs forum, and (v) an executive summary of the main TA report. The consultants will be responsible for organizing consultative workshops, seminars, training, an overseas study tour, and the green jobs forum to present key TA findings. All consultants shall be familiar with the People's Republic of China (PRC), including its socioeconomic context. The consultant team will arrange all the necessary translations needed for the TA activities. Consultants will have expertise in (i) green jobs policies and implementation, (ii) employment policies and a transition to a low-carbon economy, (iii) skills development and training, (iv) social and poverty impact and gender analysis, and (v) labor market analysis. The national consultant and expert on green jobs strategies will be the team leader. The consultants will deliver the TA's outputs and deliverables effectively and on time, and will organize and carry out all TA activities. National consultants should have the relevant educational background, preferably a graduate degree, and at least 5 years of work experience in their field. The international consultant should have relevant educational qualifications, preferably a graduate degree, and at least 10 years of work experience in his/her field.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Sofia Shakil
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Urban and Social Sectors Division, EARD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security
Department of International Cooperation
12 Hepingli Zhongjie, Beijing
People's Republic of China


Concept Clearance 06 May 2011
Fact Finding 07 Jun 2011 to 13 Jun 2011
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 25 Mar 2014

TA 7906-PRC

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
08 Nov 2011 06 Dec 2011 06 Dec 2011 28 Feb 2013 28 Feb 2014 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
400,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 400,000.00 08 Nov 2011 277,351.13

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