46056-001: Fiscal Policy for Urbanization, Industrialization, and Agricultural Modernization in Henan

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Details


Description

The TA will assist the Henan provincial government to analyze the interlinkages among various aspects of urbanization, industrialization, and agricultural modernization; and to formulate effective fiscal policy recommendations to support integrated development led by new urbanization. Building on previous TAs, the TA will focus on defining fiscal policy choices to support the integrated three transformations development strategy. The policy recommendations will be made relevant not only to Henan and the central government, but also to the neighboring provinces included in the Central Plain Economic Zone. The TA findings can also serve as case studies for further work of Government and ADB on local government financing and fiscal decentralization.

Impact

A better integrated urbanization, industrialization, and agricultural modernization process in Henan

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome

Effective fiscal policy to support the integrated three transformations from the traditional agriculture economy and rural society to one urbanized, industrialized, with a modernized agriculture sector

Progress Towards Outcome

Implementation is yet to commence.

Implementation Progress

Description of Project Outputs

1. Analysis of key constraints and drivers, and design of monitoring and evaluation of the integrated three transformations 2. Fiscal policy for the integrated three transformations

Status of Operation/Construction or Implementation Progress

Consultant recruitment is to commence shortly.

Stakeholder Participation and Consultation

During Project Design
The Henan Department of Finance was actively engaged in project preparation. In addition, consultation was undertaken with the Scientific Research Institute; the Henan Provincial Department of Agriculture; the Henan Provincial Department of Housing and Construction Office; the Henan Provincial Industry & Information Technology Department; the Huaxian County Finance Bureau; the Huaxian County Industry Cluster District; and the Bao Zhuang Village Committee.



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Timetable

Concept Clearance
03 Sep 2012

Fact-finding
18 Jul 2012 to 22 Jul 2012

Board Approval
12 Nov 2012

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