China, People's Republic of: Guangxi Hezhou Environment Restoration and Sustainable Development Project

Sovereign Project | 51384-001

The project will help Hezhou (i) reduce pollution in and improve the environment of the former mineral mining area; (ii) provide essential and inclusive social services; and (iii) strengthen institutions to make former mineral mining workers' living areas in Hezhou green, inclusive, healthy, and sustainable.

Project Details

  • Project Officer
    Zheng, Baochang
    East Asia Department
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  • Country/Economy
    China, People's Republic of
  • Sector
    • Health
Project Name Guangxi Hezhou Environment Restoration and Sustainable Development Project
Project Number 51384-001
Country / Economy China, People's Republic of
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 4140-PRC: Guangxi Hezhou Environment Restoration and Sustainable Development Project
Ordinary capital resources US$ 100.00 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Agriculture, natural resources and rural development / Land-based natural resources management - Water-based natural resources management

Education / Non-formal education - social protection initiatives - Technical and vocational education and training

Health / Health sector development and reform - Health system development

Public sector management / Public administration

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Effective gender mainstreaming
Description The project will help Hezhou (i) reduce pollution in and improve the environment of the former mineral mining area; (ii) provide essential and inclusive social services; and (iii) strengthen institutions to make former mineral mining workers' living areas in Hezhou green, inclusive, healthy, and sustainable.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy 12.The project is aligned with six operational priorities of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) Strategy 2030 by boosting human capital and social protection; gender equality in human development; environmental sustainability; access, quality, and reliability of urban services; rural development; and governance and institutional capacity for service delivery. The project is in line with ADB's Operational Plan for Health, 20152020, by strengthening health systems and elderly care, and with the country partnership strategy for the PRC, 20212025, by reducing pollution, responding to the needs of an aging society, and strengthening institutions for health- and elderly-care systems. The project supports the achievement of the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals 3, 4, 5, 6, 12, 13, and 15.
Impact

Living and health conditions and well-being of residents in Hezhou improved

Project Outcome
Description of Outcome

Kedashan's environment and Pinggui's health services improved

Progress Toward Outcome The loan was approved on 12 November 2021, signed on 23 December 2021 and became effective on 29 March 2022. Inception mission will be fielded in Q3 2022.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

Nature-friendly measures to reduce pollution in the Kedashan former mineral mining area implemented

Institutional mechanisms, skills capacities, and facilities in health and elderly care strengthened

Green and health care-related skills development institutions established

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues) 1. Adjusted design of the preliminary design of the Kedashan subproject is under technical and environmental due diligence; 2. The preliminary design of Pinggui Integrated Health and Elderly Care Center has been reviewed and improved; the site change proposed for Pinggui Worker's Hospital requires further detailed information; 3. Recruitment of startup consultants is ongoing.
Geographical Location Hezhou Shi
Safeguard Categories
Environment A
Involuntary Resettlement B
Indigenous Peoples B
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 tbd
Procurement tbd
Responsible ADB Officer Zheng, Baochang
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division PRC Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Hezhou Municipal People's Government
Timetable
Concept Clearance 09 Nov 2018
Fact Finding 19 Apr 2021 to 29 Apr 2021
MRM 09 Aug 2021
Approval 12 Nov 2021
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 29 Sep 2022

Loan 4140-PRC

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
12 Nov 2021 23 Dec 2021 29 Mar 2022 30 Jun 2028 - -
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 236.06 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 100.00 28 Dec 2022 0.00 0.00 0%
Counterpart 136.06 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 28 Dec 2022 2.55 0.00 3%
Status of Covenants
Category Sector Safeguards Social Financial Economic Others
Rating - - - - - Satisfactory

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Tenders

Tender Title Type Status Posting Date Deadline
Start-up support green procurement(international) Individual - Consulting Closed 27 Sep 2022 08 Oct 2022
Start-up support green procurement(international) Individual - Consulting Closed 30 Jan 2022 14 Feb 2022
Start-up support resettlement(national) Individual - Consulting Closed 30 Jan 2022 14 Feb 2022
Start-up support: Environment(national) Individual - Consulting Closed 30 Jan 2022 14 Feb 2022
Start-up support project management and procurement(national) Individual - Consulting Closed 30 Jan 2022 14 Feb 2022

Contracts Awarded

No contracts awarded for this project were found