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China, People's Republic of: Support to Public Finance and Finance Sector Reform in Henan Province

Sovereign (Public) Project | 51015-001 Status: Active

The TA is aligned with the following impact: public sector management improved. The TA will have the following outcome: program budget accuracy and preciseness improved. The TA will have two components: Component 1: Budgetary expenditure standards for selected development programs formulated and Component 2: Agriculture insurance services for modern agriculture development prepared.

Project Details

Project Officer
Suzanne Robertson East Asia Department Request for information
Country
  • China, People's Republic of
Modality
  • Technical Assistance
Sector
  • Public sector management
 
Project Name Support to Public Finance and Finance Sector Reform in Henan Province
Project Number 51015-001
Country China, People's Republic of
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 9369-PRC: Support to Public Finance and Finance Sector Reform in Henan Province
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 600,000.00
Financial Sector Development Partnership Special Fund US$ 750,000.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Sector / Subsector

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

Finance / Insurance and contractual savings

Public sector management / Public expenditure and fiscal management

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Some gender elements
Description The TA is aligned with the following impact: public sector management improved. The TA will have the following outcome: program budget accuracy and preciseness improved. The TA will have two components: Component 1: Budgetary expenditure standards for selected development programs formulated and Component 2: Agriculture insurance services for modern agriculture development prepared.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact Public sector management reform improved
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Program budget accuracy and preciseness improved
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

Budgetary expenditure standards for selected development programs formulated

Agriculture insurance services for modern agriculture development prepared

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)

Key activities since the inception phase: (i) enhanced communication and cooperation between the team of experts and the Henan Provincial Finance Department (HPFD) and Local Finance Division to discuss the TA progress and input requirements; (ii) conducted survey of provincial financial department, insurance regulatory agencies, and insurance companies; (iii) conducted field survey of seven counties including county finance bureau, county level insurance branches, farmer households, and agriculture businesses; (iv) drafted the interim report; and (v) conducted interim review and awareness raising workshop.

The next review mission is scheduled in May 2019.

Geographical Location Henan
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

Component 1 of the TA will require 53 person-months of consulting services (3 person months of international and 50 person-months of national inputs). An international budgeting and expenditure management specialist will be recruited as an individual consultant and a consulting firm will be recruited to provide national specialists. The consulting firm team will consist of seven national specialists with the program expenditure management specialist as the team leader; budget management specialist as deputy team leader; budgeting specialist on education development; budgeting specialist on health development; budgeting specialist on environment protection; budgeting specialist on industrial development; and budgeting specialist on science and technology. Resource persons may be recruited to review the consultants' outputs and share knowledge during workshops in accordance with ADB's guidelines on recruiting and administering resource persons.

Component 2 of the TA will require 27.5 person-months of consulting services (6.5 person months of international and 21 person-months of national inputs). International consultants will be recruited as individual consultants and a firm will be recruited to provide national specialists. The consulting firm team will consist of five national specialists with the agriculture specialist who will be the team leader; institutional and policy specialist; public financial management specialist; actuary; and insurance specialist. Resource persons may be recruited to review the consultants' outputs and share knowledge during workshops in accordance with ADB's guidelines on recruiting and administering resource persons.

Procurement Office equipment (1 contract) will be procured through shopping method under component 1.
Responsible ADB Officer Suzanne Robertson
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, EARD
Executing Agencies
Finance Department Henan Province
25 Jingsan Road
Jinshui District, Zhengzhou
China, 450008
Timetable
Concept Clearance 07 Jun 2017
Fact Finding 03 Jul 2017 to 04 Jul 2017
MRM -
Approval 12 Sep 2017
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 27 Mar 2019

TA 9369-PRC

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
12 Sep 2017 05 Oct 2017 05 Oct 2017 30 Nov 2019 - -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
1,350,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,350,000.00 12 Sep 2017 420,322.40

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Tenders

Tender Title Type Status Posting Date Deadline
Agriculture Risk Management Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 27 Mar 2018 02 Apr 2018
Agriculture Insurance Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 02 Mar 2018 08 Mar 2018
Support to Public Finance and Finance Sector Reform in Henan Province Firm - Consulting Closed 29 Nov 2017 28 Dec 2017
Support to Public Finance and Finance Sector Reform in Henan Province Individual - Consulting Closed 23 Nov 2017 29 Nov 2017
Support to Public Finance and Finance Sector Reform in Henan Province Firm - Consulting Closed 04 Nov 2017 10 Nov 2017

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 9369 07 Jun 2018 ENERGY & ENVIRONMENTAL DEVELOPMENT RESEARCH CENTER(CHINA,PEOPLE'SREP.OF) RM2406,NO.61 BALIZHUANGXILI / 6F, Tower Intl.Metro Center, No.3(A) Shilipu, Chao Chaoyang District 100025, China Finance Department Henan Province Consulting Services 438,121.00
Policy and Advisory Technical Assistance 9369 02 Apr 2018 NAREE International Limited(CHINA,PEOPLE'SREP.OF) in association with NAREE Consulting Limited, China(CHINA,PEOPLE'SREP.OF) Unit N, 5/F, 4 Cho Yuen Street, Yau Tong Kowloon, Hong Kong, China *** No Executing Agency for this TA *** Consulting Services 487,863.00