|Project Name||Hefei Urban Environment Improvement Project|
|Country||China, People's Republic of
|Project Type / Modality of Assistance||Technical Assistance
|Source of Funding / Amount||
|Strategic Agendas||Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
|Drivers of Change||Governance and capacity development
|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|
|Description of Outcome|
|Progress Toward Outcome|
|Description of Project Outputs|
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)|
|Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects|
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|During Project Design|
|During Project Implementation|
|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|
Hefei Municipal Government
Mr. Zhu Ce, Deputy Director
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|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|09 Aug 2005||19 Sep 2005||19 Sep 2005||31 May 2006||31 Jan 2007||-|
|Financing Plan/TA Utilization||Cumulative Disbursements|
|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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|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|Anhui Hefei Urban Environment Improvement Project (Financed by the Technical Assistance Fund)||Consultants' Reports||Jan 2007|
|Preparing the Hefei Urban Environment Improvement Project||Technical Assistance Reports||Aug 2005|
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