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China, People's Republic of: Promoting Foreign Investment to Support Agricultural Modernization

Sovereign (Public) Project | 47072-001 Status: Closed

Project Details

Project Officer
Robertson, Suzanne Kay East Asia Department Request for information
  • China, People's Republic of
  • Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Project Name Promoting Foreign Investment to Support Agricultural Modernization
Project Number 47072-001
Country China, People's Republic of
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 8711-PRC: Promoting Foreign Investment to Support Agricultural Modernization
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 400,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Agriculture, natural resources and rural development / Agricultural policy, institutional and capacity development

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact Modernization of the agricultural sector of the PRC
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Promotion of foreign investment in the agriculture sector and market development of the PRC
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

A study report on the status of foreign investment in the agriculture sector in the PRC

A study report on the demand for agricultural foreign investment and opportunities for the domestic enterprises to learn from and collaborate with the foreign ones

A policy note on promoting agricultural foreign investment and market development

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues) The final workshop for the TA was held on 21 July 2017. The consultants produced a revised draft final report which had extensive revisions from the first draft final report, based on feedback from ADB and the Foreign Economic Cooperation Center (FECC) of the Ministry of Agriculture. The draft final report includes (i) trends in foreign direct investment in PRC agricultural industry; (ii) foreign investment demand in PRC agriculture and experiences of foreign enterprises, (iii) international experience on the use of foreign investment; and (iv) conclusions and policy recommendations. FECC are printing the final report for dissemination to agriculture, commerce, and finance ministries, line agencies, and universities. The report will be in Chinese and will include an executive summary outlining the study and policy recommendations in English.
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
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services The proposed TA will engage a team of consultants consisting of one international consultant (4 person-months) and five national consultants (total of 20 person-months) with expertise in agricultural economics, agricultural foreign direct investment, agricultural policy, agribusiness, and agricultural planning with focus on agro-technology introduction.
Responsible ADB Officer Robertson, Suzanne Kay
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, EARD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs
11 Nong Zhan Guan
Nan Li, Beijing
People's Republic of China
Concept Clearance 27 May 2014
Fact Finding 18 Mar 2014 to 19 Mar 2014
Approval 28 Aug 2014
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 25 Sep 2017

TA 8711-PRC

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
28 Aug 2014 19 Sep 2014 19 Sep 2014 29 Feb 2016 31 Aug 2017 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
400,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 400,000.00 28 Aug 2014 334,375.59

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Contracts Awarded

Contract Title Approval Number Contract Date Contractor Contractor Address Executing Agency Contract Description Total Contract Amount (US$) Contract Amount Financed by ADB (US$)
Policy and Advisory Technical Assistance 8711 10 Dec 2015 China Agricultural University (China, People's Republic of) No 2. Yuanmingyuan West Road, Haidian Di, Beijing 100094, PRC Ministry of Agriculture 270,400.00

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