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

Sovereign Project | 54026-005

Project Details

  • Project Officer
    Yee, Au Shion
    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 Yellow River Eco-Compensation Mechanism
Project Number 54026-005
Country / Economy 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
Operational Priorities OP1: Addressing remaining poverty and reducing inequalities
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 / Agricultural policy, institutional and capacity development

Gender No gender elements
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

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)

Extension of TA completion date until 31 March 2024 was approved on 28 February 2023. TA extension will allow sufficient time to complete tasks which have been delayed due to the impact of COVID-19. Survey conducted in Shandong, Qinghai and Ningxia provinces were completed in December 2022.

Interim review mission was conducted in June 2022, the timing of which was delayed due to impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic affecting ability to conduct planned field visits. Interim report was submitted and accepted.

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 Sectors Group
Responsible ADB Division Agriculture, Food, Nature, and Rural Development Sector Office (SG-AFNR)
Executing Agencies
National Development and Reform Commission
Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding 18 Mar 2020 to 18 Mar 2020
Approval 16 Nov 2020
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 18 Sep 2023

TA 6605-PRC

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
16 Nov 2020 12 Dec 2020 12 Dec 2020 31 Mar 2023 31 Dec 2024 -
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 12 Mar 2024 126,097.22

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Title Document Type Document Date
Yellow River Eco-Compensation Mechanism: Technical Assistance Subproject Report TA Subproject Proposal Nov 2020

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Tender Title Type Status Posting Date Deadline
Yellow River Eco-Compensation Mechanism Firm - Consulting Closed

Contracts Awarded

Contract Title Approval Number Contract Date Contractor | Address Executing Agency Total Contract Amount (US$) Contract Amount Financed by ADB (US$)
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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