Project Name Guizhou High Efficiency Water Utilization Demonstration in Rocky Desertification Area
Project Number 48468-001
Country / Economy China, People's Republic of
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 9072-PRC: Guizhou High Efficiency Water Utilization Demonstration in Rocky Desertification Area
Climate Change Fund US$ 70,000.00
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 500,000.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Knowledge solutions
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Agriculture, natural resources and rural development / Agricultural policy, institutional and capacity development - Irrigation - Land-based natural resources management - Rural water supply services - Water-based natural resources management

Gender Effective gender mainstreaming
Description The project preparatory technical assistance (PPTA) will (i) assess the technical feasibility of the project; (ii) conduct due diligence on the economic and financial feasibility of the project; (iii) review safeguard requirements; (iv) conduct social survey and consultations; (v) develop capacity of the Guizhou provincial government (GPG), Anlong county government (ACG), and Nayong county government (NCG) for project management; and (vi) prepare project documents, including feasibility study reports, safeguard documents, and Asian Development Bank's (ADB's) draft report and recommendations of the President (RRP).
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy The Government of the People's Republic of China (PRC) requested ADB to provide lending support to demonstrate high efficiency water utilization in rocky desertification area in Guizhou Province. The proposed project is included in ADB's country operations business plan, 20152017 and the ensuing loan in ADB's 2018 lending pipeline for the PRC. Since the executing agency, GPG, and implementing agencies, ACG and NCG, are not familiar with ADB's project preparation requirements, it is necessary to provide a PPTA to help the GPG, ACG, and NCG prepare the project that complies with ADB's requirements and includes best international practices.
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
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 GPG will be the executing agency and the ACG and NCG will be the implementing agencies of the PPTA. A project leading group has been established in the GPG to provide overall guidance for PPTA implementation. A project management office will be established in Guizhou Water Resources Investment Co., Ltd that is under jurisdiction of Guizhou Provincial Water Resources Department and 100% GPG-owned company, to administer day-to-day PPTA activities. The PPTA will be implemented over 10 months tentatively from 25 January to 25 November 2016. Equipment for PPTA consultants will be procured following ADB's Procurement Guidelines (2015, as amended from time to time), and handed over to the GPG, ACG, and/or NCG upon PPTA completion. Disbursement under the PPTA will be in line with ADB's Technical Assistance Disbursement Handbook (2010, as amended from time to time).
Procurement Equipment for project preparatory technical assistance (PPTA) consultants will be procured following Asian Development Bank's (ADB's) Procurement Guidelines (2015, as amended from time to time), and handed over to the Guizhou provincial government (GPG), Anlong county government (ACG), and/or Nayong county government (NCG) upon PPTA completion.
Responsible ADB Officer Kobayashi, Yoshiaki
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, EARD
Executing Agencies
Guizhou Provincial Government (EA)
Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
Approval 29 Jan 2016
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 22 Sep 2017

TA 9072-PRC

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
29 Jan 2016 19 Feb 2016 19 Feb 2016 15 Nov 2016 31 May 2017 02 Nov 2017
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
570,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 570,000.00 17 Jun 2022 567,006.89
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