China, People's Republic of: Hunan Roads Development II

Sovereign Project | 35338-012 Status: Closed

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Project Name Hunan Roads Development II
Project Number 35338-012
Country China, People's Republic of
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 3929-PRC: Hunan Roads Development II
Government of Italy US$ 600,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Partnerships
Sector / Subsector

Transport - Road transport (non-urban)

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description The TA will help the Government prepare an integrated roads development project to support pro poor growth and reduce poverty in the western part of Hunan Province. The TA will assist the Hunan Provincial Communications Department (HPCD) in: refining the feasibility study, including the environmental impact assessment (EIA) and summary EIA, resettlement plan, and poverty impact analysis for the proposed Project in compliance with ADB's requirements (ii) broaden the project scope to make it more pro poor by including a local roads components (iii) confirm the technical, economic, and financial viability of the proposed investments (iv) review and update Hunan transport and road profiles and (v) provide the basis for further policy dialogue in such areas as poverty impact of roads projects, expressway commercialization, non government financing, road safety, environment protection, and expressway design and construction.
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 Hunan Province

Safeguard Categories

Environment A
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 The TA services will be provided by an international consulting firm in joint venture with a domestic consulting firm. The TA will require about 13 person months of international consultants and about 20 person months of domestic consultants. The consultant will have expertise in : (i) highway and structural engineering, (ii) transport economics, (iii) financial analysis and expressway operation, (iv) environmental analysis, (v) resettlement planning, and (vi) social and poverty analysis.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Kwon, Eunkyung
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, EARD
Executing Agencies
Hunan Provincial Department of Transport (HPDOT)
Mr. Xiao Xi, Director, Planning Division
649 Yuandayilu Road, Changsha, Hunan Province, People's Republic of China 410001


Concept Clearance 10 Mar 2002
Fact Finding 03 Jun 2002 to 14 Jun 2002
Approval 23 Sep 2002
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 03 Jan 2007

TA 3929-PRC

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
23 Sep 2002 05 Dec 2002 05 Dec 2002 30 Jun 2003 31 Oct 2003 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
0.00 600,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 600,000.00 23 Sep 2002 527,741.61
Title Document Type Document Date
Preparing the Hunan Roads Development Project Technical Assistance Reports Dec 2002

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