The Project is aimed at promoting sustainable urban development and improving quality of life in Wuzhou. The outcomes of the Project include improved environmental management through the enhanced disaster management and infrastructure and and improved municipal services, particularly in the areas of wastewater management.
|Project Name||Guangxi Wuzhou Urban Development|
|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|
|Description||The Project is aimed at promoting sustainable urban development and improving quality of life in Wuzhou. The outcomes of the Project include improved environmental management through the enhanced disaster management and infrastructure and and improved municipal services, particularly in the areas of wastewater management.|
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy||To rehabilitate the urban infrastructure and further strengthen its environmental management system, Wuzhou Municipal Government has prepared a project proposal requesting ADB financial support. Wuzhou is located in one of the poor interior provinces in western PRC, support for which is an operational priority for ADB. Support for urban development, particularly in the area of urban environmental management and upgrading, is a strategic focus area of ADB lending operation in PRC.|
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|Description of Project Outputs|
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)|
|Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects|
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
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33.5 person months of international (10.5 pm) and national (23 pm) consultants will be engaged through a firm in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants using quality and cost based selection method and biodata technical proposal.
The consultants will have expertise in urban development, economic analysis, financial analysis, poverty and social safeguards, environmenal impact assessment, resettlement, bridge engineering, civil engineering, industrial wastewater management, geological disaster management and institutional analysis.
|Responsible ADB Officer||Fei, Yue|
|Responsible ADB Department||East Asia Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||Urban and Social Sectors Division, EARD|
Wuzhou Municipal Government
Mr. LI Guomin
#1 Xinxing San Road Wuzhou City, Guangzi Zhuang Autonomous Region, PRC
|Concept Clearance||22 Mar 2007|
|Fact Finding||04 Jul 2007 to 05 Jul 2007|
|Approval||09 Aug 2007|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|PDS Creation Date||18 Apr 2007|
|Last PDS Update||16 Oct 2008|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|09 Aug 2007||12 Nov 2007||12 Nov 2007||31 Jul 2008||31 Dec 2008||-|
|Financing Plan/TA Utilization||Cumulative Disbursements|
|500,000.00||0.00||150,000.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||650,000.00||09 Aug 2007||496,448.29|
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