China, People's Republic of: Preparing the Qingdao Water Resources Management Project

Sovereign (Public) Project | 40017-012 Status: Archived

Project Details

Project Officer
Zhang, Qingfeng East Asia Department Request for information
  • China, People's Republic of
  • Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Project Name Preparing the Qingdao Water Resources Management Project
Project Number 40017-012
Country China, People's Republic of
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 4867-PRC: Preparing the Qingdao Water Resources Management Project
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 600,000.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Knowledge solutions
Sector / Subsector

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

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Gender equity
Description The TA will help Qingdao Municipal Government prepare an investment proposal to develop and better manage its water resources. The outcome of the TA will be an agreement with QMG and the Government on project design, feasibility study reports for both subprojects, and project implementation arrangements.
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 B
Involuntary Resettlement A
Indigenous Peoples C
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

For technical assistance (TA) implementation, an international firm will be engaged to provide services of a multidisciplinary team comprising international and national experts. The consultant will bring to bear international best practices and lessons learned from similar interventions elsewhere in the world while preparing this Project. The baseline data on technical, social, environmental, financial, and economic aspects will be collated (and collected where necessary) for base-line reference in the future. The consultant is expected to work closely with the counterpart staff of the executing agency (EA)-Qingdao Development and Reform Commission-and both the implementing agencies (IAs)-Jiaozhou County and Laoshan District Government). They will have full access to all the relevant data and information pertaining to the subproject pre-feasibility study reports (PFSR) and other planning documents.

PFSR of both subprojects have been prepared but they require a detailed review to determine their respective objectives and institutional arrangements. The TA will be implemented in two phases. In phase-1, a detailed technical review of both PFSR will be carried out and subsector analysis accomplished. Institutional review will also be undertaken to establish an integrated water resource management (IWRM) framework. If found viable, the TA in phase-2 will assist the EA to prepare comprehensive feasibility study reports (FSR) for both subprojects along with preparing the requisite environmental impact assessments (EIA), environmental management plan (EMP), and the resettlement plans following the Government and ADB guidelines.

The consultant team will comprise 14 international and national experts in a variety of disciplines. The consultants will be engaged for a total of 52 person-months; 6 international consultants for 16 person-months and 8 national for 36 person-months. An experienced international economist will lead the TA team.

Responsible ADB Officer Zhang, Qingfeng
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, EARD
Executing Agencies
Qingdao Municipal Development & Reform Commission
Mr. Li Wei
Foreign Economic Relations & Trade Div No. 11 Xiang Gang Zhong Road
Concept Clearance 15 Feb 2006
Fact Finding 10 Jul 2006 to 14 Jul 2006
Approval 16 Nov 2006
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 31 Mar 2006
Last PDS Update 29 Apr 2010

TA 4867-PRC

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
16 Nov 2006 26 Mar 2007 26 Mar 2007 31 Oct 2007 31 Dec 2010 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
600,000.00 0.00 250,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 850,000.00 16 Nov 2006 553,365.66

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Title Document Type Document Date
Preparing the Qingdao Water Resources Management Project Consultants' Reports Sep 2008
Preparing the Qingdao Water Resources Management Project Technical Assistance Reports Nov 2006

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