China, People's Republic of: Hefei Urban Environment Improvement Project

Sovereign (Public) Project | 36595-012 Status: Archived
Project Name Hefei Urban Environment Improvement Project
Project Number 36595-012
Country China, People's Republic of
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 4628-PRC: Hefei Urban Environment Improvement Project
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 750,000.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Sector / Subsector

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

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Some gender elements

The objective of the TA is to assist Hefei Municipal Government (HMG) to prepare an investment project based on an assessment of the various urban infrastructure subcomponents that will collectively improve the physical urban environment of Hefei and the quality of life of its residents. The TA will assess the technical, environmental, financial, economic, social and institutional feasibility of an investment for (i) enhancing the quality of its water resources, (ii) strengthening its wastewater and solid waste management, (iii) reducing the incidence and damage of flooding in Chao Lake, and (iv) improving urban air quality and traffic managemetn through a more efficient city road network and reduced vehicular emission model development zone. The TA will also identify institutional capacity-building measures in urban environmental management and policy reforms to ensure sustainability of the Project and related facilities.

The project comprises 9 subcomponents instead of the original 12.

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
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 will require about 55 person-months (pm) of consulting services consisting of 18 pm of international and 37 pm of domestic consulting services. The international consultants will have expertise in water resource management including wastewater treatment, water supply and flood control, solid waste management, urban transport, financial and economic analysis, institutional and regulatory development, social analysis, resettlement, and environment. The domestic consultants will have expertise similar to that of the international consultants. An international consulting firm, in association with domestic consultants, will be engaged in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants and other arrangements satisfactory to ADB for the selection and engagement of domestic consultants.
Responsible ADB Officer Leung, Amy S.P.
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Urban and Social Sectors Division, EARD
Executing Agencies
Hefei Municipal Government
Mr. Zhu Ce, Deputy Director
[email protected]
256 Huaihe Rd., Hefei, Anhui PRC 230001
Concept Clearance 04 Nov 2003
Fact Finding 16 May 2005 to 30 May 2005
Approval 09 Aug 2005
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 23 Jan 2007

TA 4628-PRC

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
09 Aug 2005 19 Sep 2005 19 Sep 2005 31 May 2006 31 Jan 2007 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
750,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 750,000.00 09 Aug 2005 745,585.73

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