China, People's Republic of : Developing Legislative and Planning Mechanisms for Ecological Protection in the Yellow River Basin

Sovereign Project | 54026-003

Impact: resilient ecological protection and security in the Yellow River Basin (YRB) achieved

Outcome: legislative and institutional preparedness for ecological protection improved

Outputs:

1. Output 1: Existing legislation, policies, and institutions for the YRB ecological protection assessed.

2. Output 2: Ecological legal provisions for the Yellow River Protection Law proposed.

3. Output 3: Policy integration and institutional coordination for the implementation of the YRB master plan recommended.

4. Output 4: Knowledge product on basin approach to ecological protection prepared.

Project Details

  • Project Officer
    Cai, Xueliang
    Sectors Group
    Request for information
  • Country/Economy
    China, People's Republic of
  • Sector
    • Agriculture, natural resources and rural development

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Project Name Developing Legislative and Planning Mechanisms for Ecological Protection in the Yellow River Basin
Project Number 54026-003
Country / Economy China, People's Republic of
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 6633-PRC: Strengthening Capacity, Institutions, and Policies for Enabling High-Quality, Green Development in the Yellow River Ecological Corridor - Developing Legislative and Planning Mechanisms for Ecological Protection in the Yellow River Basin (Subproject 2)
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 300,000.00
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
OP5: Promoting rural development and food security
OP6: Strengthening governance and institutional capacity
Sector / Subsector

Agriculture, natural resources and rural development / Land-based natural resources management - Rural water policy, institutional and capacity development - Water-based natural resources management

Gender Some gender elements
Description

Impact: resilient ecological protection and security in the Yellow River Basin (YRB) achieved

Outcome: legislative and institutional preparedness for ecological protection improved

Outputs:

1. Output 1: Existing legislation, policies, and institutions for the YRB ecological protection assessed.

2. Output 2: Ecological legal provisions for the Yellow River Protection Law proposed.

3. Output 3: Policy integration and institutional coordination for the implementation of the YRB master plan recommended.

4. Output 4: Knowledge product on basin approach to ecological protection prepared.

Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy The TA subproject 2, which focuses on environmental aspects, will support the overall TA cluster with strong focus on mainstreaming ecological protection into legislatives and the implementation of the YRB ecological protection and high-quality green development master plan, which is currently being reviewed by the central government.
Impact

Resilient ecological protection and security in the Yellow River basin achieved

Project Outcome
Description of Outcome

legislative and institutional preparedness for ecological protection improved

Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

Existing legislation, policies, and institutions for the YRB ecological protection assessed

Ecological legal provisions for the Yellow River Protection Law proposed

Policy integration and institutional coordination for the implementation of the YRB master plan recommended

Knowledge product on basin approach to ecological protection produced

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues) The TA inception mission was conducted on 2930 July 2021. A virtual interim review mission was conducted on 910 June 2022. The final inception report was submitted to ADB on 25 July 2021. The final interim report was submitted to ADB on 22 May 2022. The draft final report was submitted to ADB on 31 December 2022. A minor change in the scope and the first extension of the TA completion date from 30 November 2022 to 28 February 2023 were approved on 14 September 2022. The second extension of TA completion date from 28 February 2023 to 31 October 2023 was approved on 9 February 2023.
Geographical Location Nation-wide
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation
Responsible ADB Officer Cai, Xueliang
Responsible ADB Department Sectors Group
Responsible ADB Division Agriculture, Food, Nature, and Rural Development Sector Office (SG-AFNR)
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Ecology and Environment former "Ministry of Environmental Protection"
Timetable
Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding 19 Aug 2020 to 20 Aug 2020
MRM -
Approval 26 Dec 2020
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 18 Sep 2023

TA 6633-PRC

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
04 Dec 2020 26 Dec 2020 26 Dec 2020 30 Nov 2022 31 Oct 2023 22 Jan 2024
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
300,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 300,000.00 14 Feb 2024 291,358.34

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Tenders

Tender Title Type Status Posting Date Deadline
Environmental Law and Ecological Protection Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed
Governance and Institutions Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed
Ecology and Environment Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed
River Basin Master Planning and Conservation Specialist and Team Leader Individual - Consulting Closed
River Basin Master Planning and Conservation Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed
Environmental Law and Ecological Protection Specialist and Deputy Team Leader Individual - Consulting Closed

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