China, People's Republic of : Heilongjiang Green Transformation Demonstration Project and Program

Sovereign Project | 53080-001

Project Name Heilongjiang Green Transformation Demonstration Project and Program
Project Number 53080-001
Country / Economy China, People's Republic of
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 4215-PRC: Heilongjiang Green Transformation Demonstration Project and Program
Ordinary capital resources US$ 173.67 million
Loan 4216-PRC: Heilongjiang Green Transformation Demonstration Project and Program
Ordinary capital resources US$ 19.33 million
Operational Priorities OP1: Addressing remaining poverty and reducing inequalities
OP2: Accelerating progress in gender equality
OP3: Tackling climate change, building climate and disaster resilience, and enhancing environmental sustainability
OP4: Making cities more livable
OP5: Promoting rural development and food security
OP6: Strengthening governance and institutional capacity
OP7: Fostering regional cooperation and integration
Sector / Subsector

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

Information and communication technology / ICT infrastructure

Transport / Multimodal logistics - Urban roads and traffic management

Water and other urban infrastructure and services / Other urban services - Renovation and protection of cultural heritage - Urban housing

Gender Effective gender mainstreaming
Description
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact

Environmental improvement in Heilongjiang achieved

Project Outcome
Description of Outcome

Environmentally sustainable transportation and urban and regional development enhanced

Environmentally sustainable transportation and urban development enhanced

Progress Toward Outcome Progress on track; to be evaluated by project completion.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

Infrastructure and services to enhance climate resilience and livability of Heihe and Suifenhe urban and rural areas implemented

Sustainable and efficient logistics facilities and technologies demonstrated

Aging residential buildings and public facilities refurbished

Environmentally sustainable infrastructure and natural resources management in Heihe and Suifenhe cities improved

Knowledge of and institutional capacity on green transformation enhanced

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues) The loan took effective on 27 Feb. 2023. The procurement plan was updated on 21 Aug. 2023. The recruitment of consulting services on Project Management and Implementation Support and RBL Disbursement-Linked Indicator Verification Agency are initiated.
Geographical Location Nation-wide, Heilongjiang
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 A Reconnaissance Mission has been conducted from 12 October to 20 October 2020 to visit the project sites, discuss and agree with the Government the proposed project scope, and review required due diligence activities.
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services Consultants (international and national) engaged and mobilized.
Procurement All procurement of goods, works and consulting services will be undertaken in accordance with ADB Procurement Policy (2017, as amended from time to time) and Procurement Regulations for ADB Borrowers (2017, as amended from time to time).
Responsible ADB Officer Shen, Xin
Responsible ADB Department Sectors Group
Responsible ADB Division Transport Sector Office (SG-TRA)
Executing Agencies
Heilongjiang Province
Heilongjiang Provincial Development and Reform Commission
Timetable
Concept Clearance 02 Mar 2020
Fact Finding 04 Nov 2021 to 17 Nov 2021
MRM 28 Jan 2022
Approval 22 Sep 2022
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 15 Sep 2023

Loan 4215-PRC

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
22 Sep 2022 01 Dec 2022 27 Feb 2023 31 Mar 2029 - -
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 479.50 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 173.67 02 Apr 2024 4.79 0.00 3%
Counterpart 305.83 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 02 Apr 2024 0.00 0.00 0%

Loan 4216-PRC

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
22 Sep 2022 01 Dec 2022 27 Feb 2023 31 Dec 2025 - -
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 19.33 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 19.33 02 Apr 2024 0.00 0.00 0%
Counterpart 0.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 02 Apr 2024 4.10 0.00 20%

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Safeguard Documents See also: Safeguards
Safeguard documents provided at the time of project/facility approval may also be found in the list of linked documents provided with the Report and Recommendation of the President.

Title Document Type Document Date
Heilongjiang Green Transformation Demonstration Project and Program: Heihe International Freight Port Subproject Updated Environmental Impact Assessment Environmental Impact Assessments Nov 2022
Heilongjiang Green Transformation Demonstration Project and Program: Program Safeguard Systems Assessment (February 2022) Program Safeguard Systems Assessments Feb 2022
Heilongjiang Green Transformation Demonstration Project and Program: Program Safeguard Systems Assessment Program Safeguard Systems Assessments Jan 2022
Heilongjiang Green Transformation Demonstration Project and Program: Suifenhe Green Transformation Subproject Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Jan 2022
Heilongjiang Green Transformation Demonstration Project and Program: Heihe Green Transformation Subproject Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Jan 2022
Heilongjiang Green Transformation Demonstration Project and Program: Heihe International Freight Port Subproject Environmental Impact Assessment Environmental Impact Assessments Jan 2022
Heilongjiang Green Transformation Demonstration Project and Program: Suifenhe Subproject Resettlement Plan Resettlement Plans Jan 2022
Heilongjiang Green Transformation Demonstration Project and Program: Ethnic Minority Development Plan Indigenous Peoples Plans/Indigenous Peoples Development Plans Jan 2022
Heilongjiang Green Transformation Demonstration Project and Program: Heihe Subproject Resettlement Plan Resettlement Plans Jan 2022

Evaluation Documents See also: Independent Evaluation

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Tenders

Tender Title Type Status Posting Date Deadline
External Resettlement and Social Development Monitoring and Evaluation Agency Firm - Consulting Closed
RBL DISBURSEMENT-LINKED INDICATOR VERIFICATION AGENCY Firm - Consulting Closed
Project Management and Implementation Consulting Service Firm - Consulting Closed

Contracts Awarded

Contract Title Approval Number Contract Date Contractor | Address Executing Agency Total Contract Amount (US$) Contract Amount Financed by ADB (US$)
HLJ-CS-01:Consulting Services of Project Management and Implementation Support Loan 4215 27 Dec 2023 JV of HJI Group Corporation and Beijing Hamoni Engineering Consulting Co., Ltd. | 1561 E. Orangethorpe Ave., Suite 120, Fullerton, California 92626, U.S.A. Heilongjiang Provincial Development & Reform Commission 4,580,968.00 4,580,968.00

Procurement Plan

Title Document Type Document Date
Heilongjiang Green Transformation Demonstration Project and Program: Procurement Plan Procurement Plans Dec 2023