China, People's Republic of: Yellow River Eco-Compensation Mechanism

Sovereign Project | 54026-005

Project Name Yellow River Eco-Compensation Mechanism
Project Number 54026-005
Country China, People's Republic of
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 6605-PRC: Yellow River Eco-Compensation Mechanism
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 258,000.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Agriculture, natural resources and rural development / Agricultural policy, institutional and capacity development

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact Resilient ecological protection and security in the Yellow River basin achieved
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome High-quality green agricultural development opportunities, particularly, eco-compensation policy mechanism in the Yellow River basin enhanced
Progress Toward Outcome On-track to achieve outcome.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs Draft policy framework for an eco-compensation mechanism for ecological protection in the Yellow River basin prepared
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)

The TA inception mission was conducted on 17 September 2021. The revised inception report will be submitted by the TA consultant team to ADB by 30 September 2021 reflecting discussions on the revised project timeline to postpone the interim TA workshop until December 2021.

The TA consultant team will assess whether any findings and recommendations are advanced sufficiently to be shared at the 9th International Conference on Eco-compensation and Payment for Ecosystem Services which will be co-hosted by ADB and NDRC in Zhangye, Gansu Province on 18 19 November 2021.

Geographical Location Nation-wide
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design Consultation with EA, IA, and other stakeholders.
During Project Implementation Consultation and knowledge sharing with EA, IA, and other stakeholders.
Responsible ADB Officer Yee, Au Shion
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, EARD
Executing Agencies
National Development and Reform Commission
No. 38 South Yuetan St.
Beijing 100824
Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding 18 Mar 2020 to 18 Mar 2020
Approval 16 Nov 2020
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 27 Sep 2021

TA 6605-PRC

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
16 Nov 2020 12 Dec 2020 12 Dec 2020 31 Mar 2023 - -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
258,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 258,000.00 18 Oct 2021 0.00

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Tender Title Type Status Posting Date Deadline
Yellow River Eco-Compensation Mechanism Firm - Consulting Closed 10 Dec 2020 08 Jan 2021

Contracts Awarded

Contract Title Approval Number Contract Date Contractor | Address Executing Agency Total Contract Amount (US$) Contract Amount Financed by ADB (US$)
Policy and Advisory Technical Assistance 6605 22 Apr 2021 BEIJING NORMAL UNIVERSITY (CHINA, PEOPLE'S REP. OF) | 19 Xinjiekou Wai Street Beijing, China National Development and Reform Commission 196,350.00

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