China, People's Republic of: Guangxi Nanning Vocational Education Development Project

Sovereign Project | 46047-002 Status: Active

Summary

ADB is helping the People’s Republic of China improve the training of kindergarten teachers and nurses in Nanning city in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. The project will upgrade facilities and equipment at No. 4 Vocational Secondary School and Nanning Health School, develop elderly care curriculum for the nursing program, and set up pilot training in kindergarten teaching and rural health.

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Project Name Guangxi Nanning Vocational Education Development Project
Project Number 46047-002
Country China, People's Republic of
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 3095-PRC: Guangxi Nanning Vocational Education Demonstration Project
Ordinary capital resources US$ 50.00 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Education - Pre-primary and primary - social protection initiatives - Technical and vocational education and training

Health - Health insurance and subsidized health programs

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

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome 3. Ongoing recriutment for the TVET capacity building and management consulting package.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)

1. Three (CT-01, CH-01 and CH-02) of the four civil works contract packages have been signed and awarded. The bidding documents for the remaining contract (CT-02) has been reviewed but advertisement was delayed because the bidding document is being revised in consideration of new design requirement due to PRC's introduction of building fire protection design's relevant provisions.

2. Pilot programs to be closely monitored in project schools.

3. Ongoing recruitment for the TVET capacity building and management consulting package.

4. PMO fully staffed and strong commitment from PMO in project administration.

Geographical Location

Safeguard Categories

Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement C
Indigenous Peoples B

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects The consultants will provide guidance to the domestic environmental impact assessment (EIA) institutes, review the domestic environment impact statements (EISs) prepared for the project components, and ensure that all project domestic EISs get approval by relevant environment protection authorities. Based on the review of the EISs, the consultants will help prepare a consolidated project initial environmental examination (IEE) report, including environment management plan (EMP) in ADB's required format and complying with ADB's Safeguard Policy Statement (2009) (SPS). The consultants will assess the capacity of the executing agency and implementing agencies for environmental management, monitoring and supervision, and recommend required measures for capacity building and institutional strengthening. The consultants will assist the executing agency with meaningful consultation and participation during IEE, and establishment of a project level grievance redress mechanism. The consultants will prepare contractor specifications for environmental management and monitoring. The consultants will also establish environmental baseline indicators and performance targets for the design and monitoring framework, and prepare the required RRP appendixes.
Involuntary Resettlement The consultants will conduct due diligence on land acquisition, resettlement activities, and proposed construction plans and submit due diligence reports in accordance with ADB requirements.
Indigenous Peoples The consultants will conduct a thorough scoping of ethnic minority issues in the project area and, if deemed necessary, prepare an ethnic minority development plan (EMDP) in accordance with ADB requirements. The consultants will also prepare the summary EMDP.
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design The main stakeholders include the students and staff of the two schools, Nanning Education Bureau, Nanning DRC and Finance Bureau, Nanning TVET association, other TVET secondary schools providing public services TVET instruction, health and kindergarten public and private services and employers, regional cooperation partners.The PPTA will conduct a poverty and social analysis and address social safeguards. Socioeconomic survey, stakeholder workshops, focus group discussions, and informant interviews will be conducted during the PPTA.
During Project Implementation Both the Nanning Health School (NHS) and No. 4 Vocational Training School (NVTS) have initiated discussions on creating school enterprise partnerships. NHS has established two industry consultations commissions: one on elderly care and one on rural health.

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services The consulting services will be engaged by ADB, in accordance with ADB Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2010, as amended from time to time), to ensure immediate mobilization to facilitate project scoping. ADB will select and engage an international firm based on the quality of the proposal (80%) and the cost (20%) of the services to be provided (the quality- and cost-based selection method, QCBS) using the simplified technical proposal procedure. A total of 54 person-months of consulting services (18 international and 36 national) are required. The firm will provide expertise in TVET, labor market analysis, competency-based curriculum, services-school collaboration, training of instructors, management of TVET, finance and economics, engineering, poverty and social assessment and development, resettlement, environment, institutional development, and project management.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Wendy Walker
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Urban and Social Sectors Division, EARD
Executing Agencies
Nanning Municipal Government
129 Dongge Road
Nanning City
People's Republic of China

Timetable

Concept Clearance 10 Sep 2012
Fact Finding 17 Jun 2013 to 26 Jun 2013
MRM 12 Aug 2013
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 31 Mar 2016

Loan 3095-PRC

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
13 Dec 2013 30 May 2014 15 Aug 2014 30 Sep 2019 - -
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 102.69 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 50.00 13 Dec 2013 24.05 0.00 48%
Counterpart 52.69 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 13 Dec 2013 12.56 0.00 25%

Safeguard Documents See also: Safeguards

Safeguard documents provided at the time of project/facility approval may also be found in the list of linked documents provided with the Report and Recommendation of the President.

Title Document Type Document Date
Guangxi Nanning Vocational Education Development Project Initial Environmental Examination Jul 2013

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