Assist the selected Northeast provinces in formulating a comprehensive development strategy, which focuses more on the balance of economic, social, and envrionmental development.
|Project Name||Provincial Development Strategies for Two Northeastern Provinces|
|Country||China, People's Republic of|
|Project Type / Modality of Assistance||Technical Assistance
|Source of Funding / Amount||
|Strategic Agendas||Inclusive economic growth
|Drivers of Change||Governance and capacity development
Private sector development
|Sector / Subsector||
Public sector management - Economic affairs management
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming||No gender elements|
|Description||Assist the selected Northeast provinces in formulating a comprehensive development strategy, which focuses more on the balance of economic, social, and envrionmental development.|
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy||The TA directly supports ADB's Country Partnership Strategy 2008-2010 (CPS) for the People's Republic of China (PRC) through one theme and two pillars. Theme A: knowledge and innovation: Topics will include issues relevant to local governments to help them development and implement policy and strengthen their capacity. Two pillars: (i) inclusive growth and balanced development; and (ii) an environment conducive for private sector development, by promoting public private partnership in frastructure finance and helping to strengthen financial sector development.|
|Impact||Increased economic productivity in Heilongjiang and Jilin provinces through revitalizing old industrial base with advanced industrial and agricultural technologies, improved financial systems, and enhanced public-private partnerships.|
|Description of Outcome||Improved provincial policies, documents, and development plans on modern agriculture development (Package 2), industrial restructuring (Package 1), rural finance, and urban financial systems, and public-private partnerships.|
|Progress Toward Outcome||The expected TA outcomes were fully achieved and assessment details will be elaborated in TA Completion Report.|
|Description of Project Outputs||
Part 1: Heilongjiang Provincial Development Strategy: one main report supported by four subreports containing recommendations on (i)rural finance; (ii) new industries; (iii) public-private partnerships in urban sewage treatment and water supply, and (iv) small-and medium-enterprise
financing and development.
Part 2: Jilin Provincial Development Strategy-one main report supported by eight subreports containing
recommendations on (i) optimizing key agricultural technologies; (ii) rural infrastructure; (iii) rural finance and fiscal incentives; (iv) rural market and logistics; (v) institutional innovation for agricultural production and management; (vi) rural service system, including technology dissemination; (vii) rural vocational training related to modern agricultural development; and (viii) sustainable agricultural development.
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)||
The inception workshop was held for Heilongjiang.
The revised inception report for Heilongjiang package was submitted to ADB.
The draft mid-term report was submitted.
The mid-term review workshop was held in Heilongjiang in August 2010.
The overseas study for Heilongjiang Package was conducted on 12-22 September 2010.
The final review workshop was held in Heilongjiang in late February 2011. The final report was approved by ADB and EA in May 2011. The TA was physically completed on 30 June 2011 as scheduled and is expected to be financially closed in Q3.
The inception workshop was held for Jilin.
The revised inception report for Jilin package was submitted to ADB.
The overseas study for Jilin Package was conducted in April 2010 and a back-to-office report was submitted to ADB.
The draft mid-term report was submitted.
The mid-term review workshop was held in Jilin in August 2010.
The final review workshop was held in Jilin in late February 2011. The final report was approved by ADB and EA in May 2011. The TA was physically completed on 30 June 2011 and is expected to be financially closed in Q3.
|Geographical Location||Heilongjiang Province and Jilin Province|
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|During Project Design|
|During Project Implementation||Stakeholders from the govenrments, EAs, donor agencies, academic circle, enterprises and farmers actively participated in project implementation process at project inception, midterm review and final review stages, and were frequently consulted through field surveys, questionaire colleaction and consultations, report review workshops/meetings/technical discussion sessions.|
The TA project was implemented until June 2011. All procurement followed ADB's Procurement Guidelines (2007, as amended from time to time).
A consulting firm was selected for each part using quality-and cost-based selection (QCBS); To select TA consultants, the 80/20 quality/cost ratio for QCBS will be adopted. A simplified technical proposal was required. The consultants were selected and engaged in accord with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2007, as amended from time to time).
Part 1 needed 2 person-months of international consulting inputs and 30 person-months of national consulting inputs. The team consisted of (i) team leader/finance and investment expert (national, 8 person-months); (ii) deputy team leader/ urban development economist (national, 7 person-months); (iii) two urban development specialists (national, 3 person-months and 2 person-months); (iv) two finance and investment experts (national, 2.5 person-months each); (v) two rural finance economists (national, 2.5 person-months each); and (vi) an international rural finance specialist (2 person-months).
Part 2 needed 2.28 person-months of international consulting inputs and 32 person-months of national consulting inputs. The team consisted of (i) team leader/rural development economist (national, 6 person-months); (ii) deputy team leader/ rural finance specialist (national, 5 person-months); (iii) an agricultural technology policy expert (national, 3 person-months); (iv) rural public policy specialist (national, 3 person-months); (v) rural market and logistics specialist (national, 3 person-months); (vi) agricultural institutional economist (national, 3 person-months); (vii) agricultural technology dissemination specialist (national, 3 person-months); (viii) agricultural human resource specialist (national, 3 person-months); (ix) natural resources economist (national, 3 person-months); and (x) international agricultural specialist (2.28 person-months).
|Procurement||Office equipment and facilities to support TA implementation included laptop computers, data storage device, printers, fax machines, scanners, photocopiers, and other office consumables. Upon completion of the TA project, the equipment was transferred to the EA. The equipment was procured using shopping method.|
|Responsible ADB Officer||Yang, Junmei|
|Responsible ADB Department||East Asia Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||PRC Resident Mission|
Heilongjiang Provincial Financial Bureau, Harbin, Heilongjiang Province, PRC Jilin Province
Jilin Provincial Financial Bureau, Changchun, Jilin, PRC
|Concept Clearance||02 Apr 2008|
|Fact Finding||24 Feb 2008 to 26 Feb 2008|
|Approval||14 Nov 2008|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|PDS Creation Date||15 Apr 2008|
|Last PDS Update||18 Jul 2011|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|14 Nov 2008||19 Dec 2008||19 Dec 2008||30 Jun 2010||30 Jun 2011||-|
|Financing Plan/TA Utilization||Cumulative Disbursements|
|800,000.00||0.00||310,000.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||1,110,000.00||14 Nov 2008||737,586.69|
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|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|Provincial Development Strategies for Two Northeastern Provinces||TA Completion Reports||May 2012|
|Provincial Strategies for Two Northeastern Provinces - Reserach of Jilin Modern Agricultural Development Strategy (Package B)||Consultants' Reports||May 2011|
|Provincial Strategies for Two Northeastern Provinces - Heilongjiang Provincial Development Strategy (Package A)||Consultants' Reports||May 2011|
|Provincial Development Strategies for Two Northeastern Provinces||Technical Assistance Reports||Nov 2008|
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