China, People's Republic of: Sanjiang Plains Wetland Protection (earlier listed as Integrated Natural Resources Management for Sanjiang Plains)

Sovereign Project | 35289-012 Status: Closed

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Project Name Sanjiang Plains Wetland Protection (earlier listed as Integrated Natural Resources Management for Sanjiang Plains)
Project Number 35289-012
Country China, People's Republic of
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 3998-PRC: Sanjiang Plains Wetland Protection (earlier listed as Integrated Natural Resources Management for Sanjiang Plains)
Japan Special Fund US$ 600,000.00
TA 3998-PRC: Sanjiang Plains Wetland Protection Project (Supplementary)
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 115,000.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Sector / Subsector

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

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Some gender elements

The objective of the TA is to develop an investment proposal for integrated conservation and development, based on the potential for development of natural resources in the Sanjiang plains to support economic development, preserve globally significant biodiversity that exits in these wetlands, and enhance the well being of local communities dependent on these resources.

The TA will design appropriate investment models that allow integration of economic development and conservation of natural resources and ensure sustainable development.

The TA will undertake a social assessment (to measure the level of economic well being as a baseline), identify potential investment opportunities for development and conservation (based on past experience and lessons learned in PRC and other countries in the region), and prepare detailed designs for such activities, and recommend appropriate arrangements for implementation. The TA will also assess the economic and financial viability, environmental impacts, and the impact of such investments on income levels of local communities and their contribution to economic development of the province.

Subject to survey and analysis, and consultation with local population and other stakeholders, potential economic activities may include environmentally sound integrated farming and fisheries, soil conservation and reforestation for employment generation for local communities, provision of credit to support small scale agriculture including horticulture, livestock development, apiculture, agroprocessing, and other self employment opportunities associated with capacity building and skills development.

Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location The Project is situated in the northeastern most Heilong Jiang province of PRC.

Safeguard Categories

Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples

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 Consulting services is requested for a consulting firm with details as follows: International consultants - 16 person-months and Domestic consultants - 37 person-months.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Qadri, S. Tahir
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, EARD
Executing Agencies
Heilongjiang Province
Mr. Zhang Yan Yu, Director
zyy [email protected]
Heilongjiang Provincial Planning Comm. Foreign Investment Division No 146 Jianshe Street, Nangang District


Concept Clearance 02 Aug 2001
Fact Finding 09 Sep 2002 to 24 Sep 2002
Approval 22 Nov 2002
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 26 Jan 2007

TA 3998-PRC

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
22 Nov 2002 06 Jan 2003 06 Jan 2003 31 Aug 2003 31 Jan 2005 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
715,000.00 0.00 150,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 865,000.00 22 Nov 2002 659,259.38
Title Document Type Document Date
Preparing the Sanjiang Plains Wetland Protection Project Technical Assistance Reports Nov 2002

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