The project will contribute to socially inclusive, environmentally sustainable, and competitive urban- rural development in Pingxiang municipality in Jiangxi Province. The project will be a model for integrated rural -urban development, by supporting towns and bringing services closer to people; combining flood risk management and environmentally sustainable river rehabilitation, improved wastewater management, and rural -urban transport; and developing institutional capacity to ensure project sustainability.
Pilot features. The project includes best practices and pilot demonstration features. Best practices include (i) linking and functionally integrating infrastructure to optimize development impacts, including river, wastewater, and road components; (ii) implementation of national regulations on water and wastewater tariffs (promulgated by the government and prepared with ADB assistance) established an enabling environment for private sector participation (as regulations require full cost recovery), mainly for the water supply sector in Pingxiang; and (iii) road alignment optimization through the study of alternatives to minimize and balance resettlement and environmental impacts. Pilot demonstration features include (i) urban -rural flood risk management and climate resilience partnerships; (ii) ecological river management supporting sustainable urban- rural sponge city development; and (iii) community-based environment supervision and roads safety education teams.
Integrated and green urban-rural development in Pingxiang municipality and Jiangxi Province improved (PRC National New-Type Urbanization Plan, 2014-2020)
Socioeconomic wellbeing of residents in cities, townships, and villages in Pingxiang municipality and Jiangxi Province improved (project derived)
All consultants will be recruited in accordance with ADB''s Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2013, as amended from time to time).
Pingxiang Municipal Government
Jiangxi Pingxiang Ying Bin road No. 18 , PRC, 337000
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