China, People's Republic of: Institutionalization of Urban-Rural Environmental Master Planning to Guide Environmentally Sustainable Urbanization in the PRC

Sovereign Project | 47061-001 Status: Closed

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Project Name Institutionalization of Urban-Rural Environmental Master Planning to Guide Environmentally Sustainable Urbanization in the PRC
Project Number 47061-001
Country China, People's Republic of
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 8537-PRC: Institutionalization of Urban-Rural Environmental Master Planning to Guide Environmentally Sustainable Urbanization in the PRC
Technical Assistance Special Fund 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 - Land-based natural resources management

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

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

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome Draft reports discussed with Ministry of Environmental Protection and other concerned line ministries.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)

1. Ongoing.

2. Ongoing.

3. Ongoing.

4. Various government officials participated in consultations, training, and workshops carried out by the consultants.

Geographical Location

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design Following the reconnaissance mission of August 2013, ADB and the MEP reached an agreement on the impact, outcome, outputs, implementation arrangements, costs, and terms of reference for the S-PATA.
During Project Implementation Inclusion of other relevant line ministries of the PRC in the consultation process is implemented.

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services The TA will require an estimated 24.5 person-months of international and national consulting services. The team will comprise: (i) an international urban-rural environmental specialist, (ii) a national environmental specialist (team leader), (iii) a national urban-rural ecosystems and landscape planner (deputy team leader), (iv) a national environmental policy specialist, (v) a national ecosystems analysis and mapping specialist, (vi) a national environmental management specialist, and (vii) a national environmental economist. The consultants will be engaged as individuals according to ADB''s Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2013, as amended from time to time).
Procurement The proceeds of the TA will be disbursed in accordance with ADB''s Technical Assistance Disbursement Handbook (2010, as amended from time to time).

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Stefan Rau
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Urban and Social Sectors Division, EARD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Environmental Protection
115 Xizhimen Nanxiaojie, Beijing

Timetable

Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding 21 Aug 2013 to 22 Aug 2013
MRM -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 16 Sep 2015

TA 8537-PRC

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
02 Dec 2013 - 02 Dec 2013 30 Sep 2015 31 Oct 2015 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
200,000.00 0.00 100,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 300,000.00 02 Dec 2013 167,345.72

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