China, People's Republic of: Pilot Implementation of the Drought Management Strategy

Sovereign Project | 46085-001 Status: Closed


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Project Name Pilot Implementation of the Drought Management Strategy
Project Number 46085-001
Country China, People's Republic of
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 8185-PRC: Pilot Implementation of the Drought Management Strategy
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 400,000.00
Multi-Donor Trust Fund under the Water Financing Partnership Facility US$ 200,000.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Agriculture, natural resources and rural development - Water-based natural resources management

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

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome All expected TA outputs were produced and FVDRHs' capacities for drought risk management were strengthened.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues) All expected TA outputs were produced and the TA was completed on 31 August 2014 as scheduled.
Geographical Location

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design Adequate consultation with the governments of the three pilot provinces (Gansu, Liaoning, and Sichuan) took place during the design phase, so that they could include provision for staff input to the pilot activities in their annual budgets and planned programs.
During Project Implementation Pilot activities were implemented in close consultation with and participation of the governments of the three pilot provinces (Gansu, Liaoning, and Sichuan).

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Consulting Services

The mission and MWR agreed to engage a team of international and national consultants for the CDTA following ADB's procedures. Considering high cost of international consultants and existence of excellent national consultants in the PRC, international consultants will be limited to two persons; and all the other consultants will be national. One consultant team will cover all pilot provinces so that they can provide consistent assistance to the provinces. Expertise of consultants (such as drought management, drought risk management, institutional and capacity development, training coordination, etc.), number of consultants, and input (person-month) of each consultant will be determined based on the detailed activities under the TA, budget, remuneration rate, etc.

The TA will be carried out by a team of consultants engaged through a consulting firm. A total of 10 person-months (pm) of international and 23 pm of national consulting services will be required. The consultants will be selected and engaged by ADB in accordance with the Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2010, as amended from time to time). The consulting firm will be selected by (i) inviting simplified technical proposals; and (ii) using the quality- and cost-based selection method, with a quality cost ratio of 80:20.

Procurement The office equipment provided under the TA for the consultants will be procured in accordance with ADB's Procurement Guidelines (2010, as amended from time to time) and will be handed over to the Ministry of Water Resources (MWR) upon TA completion. Disbursements under the TA will be undertaken in line with ADB's Technical Assistance Disbursement Handbook (2010, as amended from time to time).

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Yoshiaki Kobayashi
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, EARD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Water Resources
2 Lane 2, Baijuang Road
Beijing 100053
People's Republic of China


Concept Clearance 23 Jul 2012
Fact Finding 06 Aug 2012 to 09 Aug 2012
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 20 Mar 2015

TA 8185-PRC

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
08 Oct 2012 31 Oct 2012 31 Oct 2012 11 Jul 2014 31 Aug 2014 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
400,000.00 200,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 600,000.00 08 Oct 2012 595,010.62

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