|Project Name||Strengthening the Role of E-Commerce in Poverty Reduction in Southwestern Mountainous Areas in Chongqing|
|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||Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
Private sector development
|Sector / Subsector||
Agriculture, natural resources and rural development / Agro-industry, marketing, and trade
Industry and trade / Small and medium enterprise development - Trade and services
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming||Some gender elements|
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy|
|Impact||Access to markets for agricultural products expanded (Directives on Accelerating Development of E-commerce in Rural Areas; and Implementation Guidelines on Comprehensive Promotion of E-commerce in Rural Areas)|
|Description of Outcome||E-commerce for poverty reduction in the rural and mountainous areas of Chongqing strengthened and applied effectively|
|Progress Toward Outcome|
|Description of Project Outputs||
Practical and effective e-commerce business models for poverty reduction developed and disseminated
. Recommendations on improving legal and policy framework for applying e-commerce in targeted poverty reduction prepared
Capacity of Chongqing municipal government and poverty counties for e-commerce development in rural areas enhanced
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)|
|Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects|
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|During Project Design|
|During Project Implementation|
|Consulting Services||The TA will engage one international Trade and E-Commerce Specialist for 2 person-months, and 8 national consultants for 34.50 person-months (one Development Economist and Poverty Reduction Specialist as Team Leader for 6 person-months; one Senior E-commerce and ICT Specialist as Deputy Team Leader for 6 person-months; two E-commerce and ICT Specialists for 4 person-months each; one Rural Development Specialist for 3 person-months; one Trade and Logistics Specialist for 3 person-months; one SME Development Specialist for 4 person-months; and one Institutional Development and Capacity Building Specialists for 4.50 person-months). The consultants as well as resource persons will be engaged in accordance with ADB Procurement Policy (2017, as amended from time to time) and the associated Project Administration Instructions/TA Staff Instructions. Consultants will be recruited individually using output-based, lump sum contracts with a provision for fixed out-of-pocket expenditures.|
|Responsible ADB Officer||Zhang, Yuebin|
|Responsible ADB Department||East Asia Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||Public Mgt, Financial Sector and Regional Coop Division, EARD|
Chongqing Municipal Government
Room 305, Jianfa Plaza, Honghuxilu Road,
Yubei District, Chongqing, PRC 401121 Development Research Center of Chongqing Municipal Government
270 Qiaobei Village, Jiangbei District,
Chongqing, PRC Development Research Center of the State Council
225 Chaoyangmen Nei Dajie
People's Republic of China
|Concept Clearance||01 Dec 2017|
|Fact Finding||31 Aug 2017 to 01 Sep 2017|
|Approval||22 Dec 2017|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|Last PDS Update||27 Dec 2017|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|22 Dec 2017||17 Jan 2018||17 Jan 2018||31 Dec 2019||-||-|
|Financing Plan/TA Utilization||Cumulative Disbursements|
|400,000.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||400,000.00||22 Dec 2017||0.00|
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|Strengthening the Role of E-Commerce in Poverty Reduction in Southwestern Mountainous Areas in Chongqing: Technical Assistance Report||Technical Assistance Reports||Dec 2017|
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