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China, People's Republic of: Preparing Urban and Social Development Projects

Sovereign (Public) Project | 53031-001 Status: Active

The transaction technical assistance (TA) facility will provide preparation support to four ensuing loans in the People's Republic of China (PRC): (i) Guangxi Wuzhou Healthy City Development Program; (ii) Jilin Songhua Lake Integrated Ecological and Environmental Improvement Project; (iii) Shaanxi Xi''an Preschool Education Development Program; and (iv) Shandong Jiaxiang Smart Water Sector Development Program. The ensuing loans will be investments in urban services, green infrastructure, environmental improvement, and human capital development; these are well aligned with operational and strategic priorities of both the government and the Asian Development Bank. The ensuing loans, all in the urban and social sectors, will require a similar set of safeguards, financial management, and economic assessments.

Project Details

Project Officer
Schelzig, Karin Mara East Asia Department Request for information
Country
  • China, People's Republic of
Sector
  • Education
 
Project Name Preparing Urban and Social Development Projects
Project Number 53031-001
Country China, People's Republic of
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 9732-PRC: Preparing Urban and Social Development Projects
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 1.80 million
TA 9732-PRC: Preparing Urban and Social Development Projects (Supplementary)
Urban Environmental Infrastructure Fund under the Urban Financing Partnership Facility US$ 100,000.00
TA 9732-PRC: Preparing Urban and Social Development Projects (Supplementary)
Sanitation Financing Partnership Trust Fund under the Water Financing Partnership Facility US$ 100,000.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Partnerships
Sector / Subsector

Agriculture, natural resources and rural development / Agro-industry, marketing, and trade - Rural sanitation - Rural solid waste management - Rural water policy, institutional and capacity development - Water-based natural resources management

Education / Pre-primary and primary - Technical and vocational education and training - Tertiary

Health / Health system development

Water and other urban infrastructure and services / Other urban services - Urban policy, institutional and capacity development - Urban sanitation - Urban water supply

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Effective gender mainstreaming
Description The transaction technical assistance (TA) facility will provide preparation support to four ensuing loans in the People's Republic of China (PRC): (i) Guangxi Wuzhou Healthy City Development Program; (ii) Jilin Songhua Lake Integrated Ecological and Environmental Improvement Project; (iii) Shaanxi Xi''an Preschool Education Development Program; and (iv) Shandong Jiaxiang Smart Water Sector Development Program. The ensuing loans will be investments in urban services, green infrastructure, environmental improvement, and human capital development; these are well aligned with operational and strategic priorities of both the government and the Asian Development Bank. The ensuing loans, all in the urban and social sectors, will require a similar set of safeguards, financial management, and economic assessments.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy All ensuing loan projects are aligned with ADB's country partnership strategy for the PRC, 2016 2020 and several of ADB Strategy 2030 operational priorities: addressing remaining poverty and reducing inequalities; accelerating progress in gender equality; tackling climate change, building climate and disaster resilience, and enhancing environmental sustainability; and making cities more livable.
Impact
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Jiaxiang, Songhua Hu, Wuzhou, Xi'an
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design Meeting with executing and implementing agencies of each of the ensuing loan projects under the TRTA facility: (i) Guangxi Wuzhou Healthy City Development Program; (ii) Jilin Songhua Lake Integrated Ecological and Environmental Improvement; (iii) Shaanxi Xi'an Preschool Education Development Program; and (iv)Shandong Jiaxiang Smart Water Sector Development Program.
During Project Implementation Consultations will continue with various stakeholders during implementation of the TRTA facility for the four ensuing loan projects.
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services ADB will engage consultants following the ADB Procurement Policy (2017, as amended from time to time) and the associated project administration instructions and/or staff instructions. EASS will recruit consulting firms and individual consultants based on the requirements of each ensuing project. Firms will be engaged following the quality- and cost-based selection method with a quality-cost ratio of 90:10 using full or simplified technical proposal procedures.
Responsible ADB Officer Schelzig, Karin Mara
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Urban and Social Sectors Division, EARD
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank
6 ADB Avenue,
Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines
Timetable
Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
MRM -
Approval 08 May 2019
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 30 Mar 2020

TA 9732-PRC

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
08 May 2019 01 Jun 2019 01 Jun 2019 31 Dec 2021 - -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
1,800,000.00 200,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 2,000,000.00 08 May 2019 42,040.74

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Tenders

Tender Title Type Status Posting Date Deadline
Preparing Urban and Social Development Projects - Xi’an Early Childhood Education Firm - Consulting Closed 18 Feb 2020 09 Mar 2020
International Early Childhood Education Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 28 Jan 2020 10 Feb 2020
Preparing Urban and Social Development Projects- Shaanxi Xi'an Preschool Education Development Program Individual - Consulting Closed 17 Jan 2020 23 Jan 2020
Preparing Urban and Social Development Projects Individual - Consulting Closed 19 Oct 2019 25 Oct 2019
Preparing Urban and Social Development Projects Individual - Consulting Closed 19 Oct 2019 25 Oct 2019
Preparing Urban and Social Development Projects Individual - Consulting Closed 19 Oct 2019 25 Oct 2019
Preparing Urban and Social Development Projects Individual - Consulting Closed 19 Oct 2019 25 Oct 2019
Preparing Urban and Social Development Projects Individual - Consulting Closed 19 Oct 2019 25 Oct 2019
Project Preparation Support Firm - Consulting Closed 02 Oct 2019 16 Oct 2019
River Rehabilitation and Wetland Specialist/Deputy Team Leader Individual - Consulting Closed 12 Sep 2019 14 Sep 2019

Contracts Awarded

Contract Title Approval Number Contract Date Contractor Contractor Address Executing Agency Contract Description Total Contract Amount (US$) Contract Amount Financed by ADB (US$)
Project Preparatory Technical Assistance 9732 18 Feb 2020 NAREE International Limited(HONG KONG, CHINA) in association with Cooperative Research Ctr.for Water Sensitive Citie() Room A, 29/F, United Centre, 95 Queenswa Admiralty Hongkong, Hong Kong, China Asian Development Bank 360,000.00

Procurement Plan

None currently available.