China, People's Republic of: Strengthening Water Resources Management in Guiyang

Sovereign Project | 38594-022 Status: Closed

Project Details

Project Officer
Kobayashi, Yoshiaki East Asia Department Request for information
  • China, People's Republic of
  • Technical Assistance
  • Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Project Name Strengthening Water Resources Management in Guiyang
Project Number 38594-022
Country China, People's Republic of
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 4912-PRC: Strengthening Water Resources Management in Guiyang
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 600,000.00
TA 4912-PRC: Strengthening Water Resources Management in Guiyang (Supplementary)
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 200,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

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

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome Activities towards achievement of outcome ongoing.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)

The final report including all required outputs was submitted in June 2010.

Due to the occurrence of the southwest drought in early 2010, which heavily affected Guizhou province including Guiyang municipality, a minor change in scope and implementation arrangement was approved in August 2010, whereby ADB will publish a knowledge product on addressing water scarcity through demand management in the People's Republic of China by revisiting the TA study's main findings and conclusions in light of what it mean for drought management, demand management, and ecological conservation.

The TA amount was increased to $800,000 to assist the Guiyang Municipal Government (GMG) in implementing L2573-PRC: Guiyang Integrated Water Resources Management Sector Project. Five international and national consultants recruited under the TA are supporting the project management office of GMG for project management, disbursement, procurement, resettlement, and social development.

Geographical Location Guiyang Municipality, Guizhou Province

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design The need for the assistance was first identified in discussions between Guiyang Government and ADB during the early preparations of the Guiyang Integrated Water Resources Management Project. These discussions highlighted the practical problems of applying principles of integrated water resources management in China and identified institutional constraints as a significant barrier. It was mutually agreed that Guiyang Government could benefit from international assistance and experience in IWRM and that the proposed GIWRMP, if implemented using ADB's sector loan modality offered an appropriate vehicle to take forward IWRM reforms.
During Project Implementation All activities under the TA have been conducted in close consultation with stakeholders through workshops, discussions, interviews, etc..

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services The TA will be implemented over a perid of approximately 24 months, starting in January 2007 with completion in December 2008. The TA will require 49 person-months of consulting services in the fields of integrated water resources management (IRWM), institutional analysis, public awareness and participation, rural and agricultural development, water tariff reform, and water demand management (about 9 personmonths international and 40 personmonths domestic). One of the national consultants will be the team leader, responsible for all aspects of TA implementation. The TA consulting team will coordinate closely with the consulting team appointed by the Executing Agency and financed under the ADB loan to assist in the implementation of the Guiyang Integrated Water Resources Management Project. Close coordination of information and activities will take place on strengthening the participatory approaches used in managing water sector projects, improvements required to the Master Plan, and in public awareness and water demand management initiatives.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Kobayashi, Yoshiaki
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, EARD
Executing Agencies
Guiyang Municipal Government
Mr. Zhen Yong
[email protected]
36, Shinan Road, Guiyang, Guizhou, PRC


Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 19 Jul 2006
Last PDS Update 20 Sep 2012

TA 4912-PRC

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
20 Dec 2006 25 Feb 2007 25 Feb 2007 28 Feb 2009 31 Jul 2012 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
800,000.00 0.00 200,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,000,000.00 20 Dec 2006 739,401.23

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