China, People's Republic of: Gansu Featured Agriculture and Financial Services System Development Project

Sovereign Project | 47046-001 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
  • Finance
Project Name Gansu Featured Agriculture and Financial Services System Development Project
Project Number 47046-001
Country China, People's Republic of
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 8417-PRC: Gansu Featured Agriculture and Financial Services System Development Project
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 700,000.00
Multi-Donor Trust Fund under the Water Financing Partnership Facility US$ 180,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Agriculture, natural resources and rural development - Agricultural production - Livestock

Finance - Inclusive finance

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Effective gender mainstreaming
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

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation The loan fact-finding mission was conducted from 8 to 16 December 2014. MRM was held on 30 June 2015 and loan negotiations is tentatively scheduled on 24-25 September 2015. Board approval is on 12 November 2015.

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services It is expected that 14 person-months of international (Agricultural economist/team leader; Rural financial specialist; Social development specialist; Environmental specialist; and Financial institution specialist) and 38 person-months of national (Rural financial specialist/deputy team leader; Agricultural insurance specialist; Agricultural specialist; Livestock farming specialist; Financial specialist; Agricultural economist; Social development specialist; Social safeguards specialist; Farmer cooperative cum agricultural SME development specialist; Environmental specialist; Financial institution specialist; and Project management and procurement specialist) consultants are required. With additional funding from the Multi-Donor Trust Fund under the Water Financing Partnership Facility, 2 person-months of international (Water resource specialist and Climate change specialist) and 4 person-months of national (Water resource specialist and Agriculture and water extension specialist) consultants will be added to strengthen the water-related project design. The consultants will be recruited through one consulting firm in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2013, as amended from time to time) using quality- and cost-based selection method (with a quality-cost ratio of 90:10 considering the variety of expertise required and its critical role) following the simplified technical proposal.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Kobayashi, Yoshiaki
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, EARD
Executing Agencies
Gansu Provincial Government
No. 136 Jinning Road
Lanzhou City, Gansu Province
People's Republic of China


Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 30 Mar 2017

TA 8417-PRC

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
05 Aug 2013 29 Aug 2013 29 Aug 2013 01 Dec 2014 30 Nov 2015 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
700,000.00 180,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 880,000.00 05 Aug 2013 756,079.81

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