The project scope includes new construction, rehabilitation and expasion of urban-rural road and water supply infrastructure across these districts.
|Project Name||Chongqing Urban-Rural Infrastructure Development Demonstration 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||No gender elements|
|Description||The project scope includes new construction, rehabilitation and expasion of urban-rural road and water supply infrastructure across these districts.|
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy||The Government of the PRC aims to increase economic productivity and narrow the urban-rural income gap through coordinated development of urban and rural areas to achieve the objective of well-off societies particularly in the rapidly urbanizing regions of the country. Urbanization continues to be a key thrust of the PRC government?s development objectives in the 11th Five-Year Program (FYP, 2006-2010) with emphasis on balancing regional development and promoting growth with equity through coordinating the urban-rural infrastructure development. This development thrust is aligned with ADB?s strategic objective promoting growth with equity in the PRC. The PRC National Development and Reform Commission has adopted the strategies of ?Suitable Centralization and Linkages in One Region? and ?one ring two wings? and identified Chongqing municipality as the key city for coordinated and comprehensive reform in urban and rural areas. This cohesive strategy of urban-rural integrated infrastructure development will adopt a pro-active approach towards maximizing contribution of urbanization to economic growth and poverty reduction in both urban and rural areas. As a result of a more coordinated provision of infrastructure is a more effective and better management of basic urban-rural municipal infrastructure and services on metropolitan scale. This will ensure that growth corridors will be linked in a more efficient manner and for provincial and municipal governments to be able to ensure that resources are effectively utilized towards promoting more balanced urbanization, narrow the urban-rural gap, enhance environmental protection and management, strengthen growth momentum in the rural area, and improve economic and living conditions of both urban and rural population. Such coordinated urban-rural infrastructure development strategy will also have catalytic effect on productive sectors in both urban and rural areas through facilitating trade, investments and social services across these corridors and thus enhancing the economic growth potential of rural economies in supporting urbanization. It will also provide more effective urban-rural management, environmental resource protection and management, financial management, governance and social services development. Chongqing municipality was selected as the project area for the coordinated urban-rural infrastructure development, considering that it has a dual urban-rural economy and located in the junction of the economically developed eastern region and the rich-resourced western region in China. Further, Chongqing has the largest area, population size, the most number of administrative management units, with a large number of urban and rural areas that exhibit a wide variation in economic and social development across the municipality.|
|Impact||The impact of the project is improved water supply facilities and efficient urban_rural transport infrastructure in 14 districts/counties and 63 towns/villages that are located in the mountainous northeast and southeast regions of Chongqing.|
|Description of Outcome||The outcome of the TA will be a project design agreed to by the PRC and ADB, and completed FSRs. Project design will include a demonstration and capacity development effect.|
|Progress Toward Outcome||Completed. Investment project approved.|
|Description of Project Outputs||
The project outputs are (i) Analysis of 11th Five-Year Program; project districts/counties' master plans, sector plans, policies, financing requirements, and institutional capacities; (ii) Technical, environmental,
economic, financial, and social appraisal of the roads and water sectors; (iii) RPs, poverty and social assessment reports, EMDPs, and EMDF, socioeconomic impact of the subproject components and policy options on vulnerable groups and implications for resettlement; (iv) SEIA and EMP; (vi) Institutional capacity building plan and corporate development plan; (vii) Best practice strategy to link urban_rural
development infrastructure in areas with a strong inter-related economy; (viii) Participatory plan assessments; (ix) Training workshops
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)||Completed. Investment project approved.|
|Geographical Location||Chongqing, Fuling, Qianjiang, Youyang, Xiushan, Yunyang, Fengjie|
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|During Project Design||tbd|
|During Project Implementation||tbd|
A total of 75.5 person-months of consulting services (21.5 international and 54 national) will be required. The international consultants will provide expertise in urban-rural infrastructure development, transport planning and management, road engineering, water resource, treatment and supply engineering, financial and economic analyses, resettlement planning and social impact analysis (poverty, gender and ethnic minority), institutional capacity development, and environmental impact assessment. The national consultants will have expertise in rural road and transport engineering, civil and geotechnical engineering, water resource and supply engineering, project economic and financial analyses, environmental protection and management, socioeconomic analysis and resettlement and institutional capacity development.
An international consulting firm in association with national consultants will be engaged in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants. ADB will select and engage consultants on the basis of the quality and cost-based selection method using simplified technical proposal procedures.
|Responsible ADB Officer||Fei, Yue|
|Responsible ADB Department||East Asia Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||Urban and Social Sectors Division, EARD|
Chongqing Municipal Government
Mr. Huang Chaoyong
No. 16 West Hong Hu Rd. Chongqing, PRC 401121
|Concept Clearance||08 May 2008|
|Fact Finding||19 May 2008 to 05 Jun 2008|
|Approval||29 Jul 2008|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|PDS Creation Date||18 Apr 2008|
|Last PDS Update||03 Mar 2011|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|29 Jul 2008||26 Aug 2008||26 Aug 2008||31 Oct 2009||31 Mar 2011||-|
|Financing Plan/TA Utilization||Cumulative Disbursements|
|1,000,000.00||0.00||300,000.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||1,300,000.00||29 Jul 2008||959,658.72|
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|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|Chongqing Urban-Rural Infrastructure Development Demonstration Project||Procurement Plans||Jun 2010|
|Chongqing Urban-Rural Infrastructure Development Demonstration Project||Summary Poverty Reduction and Social Strategies||Jun 2010|
|Chongqing Urban-Rural Infrastructure Development Demonstration Project||Gender Action Plans||Jun 2010|
|Preparing the Chongqing Urban - Rural Infrastructure Development Demonstration Project||Consultants' Reports||Feb 2010|
|Chongqing Urban-Rural Infrastructure Development Demonstration Project: Final Report||Consultants' Reports||Feb 2010|
|Preparing the Chongqing Urban--Rural Infrastructure Development Demonstration Project||Technical Assistance Reports||Jul 2008|
Safeguard Documents See also: Safeguards
Safeguard documents provided at the time of project/facility approval may also be found in the list of linked documents provided with the Report and Recommendation of the President.
|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|Chongqing Urban-Rural Infrastructure Development Demonstration Project||Environmental Assessment and Measures||Feb 2010|
|Chongqing Urban-Rural Infrastructure Development Demonstration Project||Indigenous Peoples Plans/Indigenous Peoples Development Plans||Jan 2010|
|Chongqing Urban-Rural Infrastructure Development Demonstration Project: Resettlement Plan for Road Reconstruction Component in Fuling District||Resettlement Plans||Dec 2009|
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