51022-001: Strengthening the Role of E-Commerce in Poverty Reduction in Southwestern Mountainous Areas in Chongqing | Asian Development Bank

China, People's Republic of: Strengthening the Role of E-Commerce in Poverty Reduction in Southwestern Mountainous Areas in Chongqing

Sovereign (Public) Project | 51022-001 Status: Active

Project Details

Project Officer
An, Bo East Asia Department Request for information
  • China, People's Republic of
  • Industry and trade
Project Name Strengthening the Role of E-Commerce in Poverty Reduction in Southwestern Mountainous Areas in Chongqing
Project Number 51022-001
Country China, People's Republic of
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 9484-PRC: Strengthening the Role of E-Commerce in Poverty Reduction in Southwestern Mountainous Areas in Chongqing
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 400,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Industry and trade / Industry and trade sector development

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)
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome E-commerce for poverty reduction in the rural and mountainous areas of Chongqing strengthened and applied effectively
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
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)

Preparation of consultants' recruitment is ongoing.

The mission leader will field the inception mission in Q1 2019.

Geographical Location Chongqing
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 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 An, Bo
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Public Mgt, Financial Sector and Regional Coop Division, EARD
Executing Agencies
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
Beijing 100010
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 28 Sep 2018

TA 9484-PRC

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
22 Dec 2017 17 Jan 2018 17 Jan 2018 31 Dec 2019 - -
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 22 Dec 2017 0.00

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