China, People's Republic of: Strategy and Transport Policy Study on Promoting Logistics Development in Rural Areas

Sovereign Project | 48022-001 Status: Closed


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Project Name Strategy and Transport Policy Study on Promoting Logistics Development in Rural Areas
Project Number 48022-001
Country China, People's Republic of
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 8699-PRC: Strategy and Transport Policy Study on Promoting Logistics Development in Rural Areas
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 400,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Sector / Subsector

Transport - Transport policies and institutional development

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome Several measures, guidelines, and action plans for the development of rural logistics have been submitted.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)

Consultants were already recruited and now in the field. Initial policy proposals on rural logistics were prepared.

Policy proposals on rural logistics for the 13th Five-Year Plan prepared and submitted for approval.

Supply chain surveys in selected provinces have commenced.

Midterm workshop on 16 June 2015 completed.

Supply chain surveys completed in August 2015.

Final workshop was held on 21 January 2016.

Policy proposals on rural logistics already prepared and submitted.

Final report was received on 17 March 2016.

All activities in the TA are complete and will close by March 31 2016.

Geographical Location

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services

The TA will be implemented over an 18 month period from 8 September 2014 to 30 March 2016 and will require a total of 10 person-months of three international consultants and 14 person-months from three national consultants. ADB will engage individual international and national consultants in accordance with its Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2013, as amended from time to time). All procurement under the TA will be carried out in accordance with the Technical Assistance Disbursement Handbook (2010, as amended from time to time).

The international team will comprise (i) one team leader and transport logistics specialist (6 person-months), (ii) one agricultural value chain specialist (2 person-months), and (iii) one logistics information specialist (2 person-months). The team of national consultants will comprise: (i) deputy team leader - agricultural and transport logistics specialist (8 person-months); (ii) agricultural value chain/transport economist (4 person-months) and (iii) logistics information and communication technology specialist (2 person-months).

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Jurgen Sluijter
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, EARD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Transportation (formerly Min of Comm)
10 Fuxing Road
Beijing 100845
People's Republic of China


Concept Clearance 02 Jul 2014
Fact Finding 24 Jul 2014 to 29 Jul 2014
Approval 13 Aug 2014
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 31 Mar 2016

TA 8699-PRC

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
13 Aug 2014 04 Sep 2014 04 Sep 2014 31 Mar 2016 - -
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 13 Aug 2014 346,345.30

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