Country Water Assessment (ADB-48058-001)

Countries
  • China
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Canceled
Bank Risk Rating
U
Risk rating varies among banks and may refer only to the particular investment and not to the risk for the project as a whole. Projects marked 'U' have an 'Unknown' risk rating at the time of disclosure.
Voting Date
Sep 5, 2014
The estimate day the bank will vote on a proposed investment. The decision dates may change, so review updated project documents or contact the EWS team.
Borrower
Government of the People's Republic of China, Ministry of Water Resources
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors
  • Agriculture and Forestry
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Investment Type(s)
Advisory Services
The categories of the bank investment: loan, grant, etc.
Investment Amount (USD)
$ 0.50 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Oct 19, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Mar 29, 2017


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Project Description
According to ADB website, given a rapidly changing growth dynamics and the pressing need to integrate sustainable development planning, ADB and the Government have agreed to conduct a Country Water Assessment (CWA) for the PRC. The proposed technical assistance (TA) for the CWA will be used to improve policies and strategies in the water sector, particularly to improve national water security and to deal with water scarcity. The PRC CWA will also support the preparation of the 13th FYP on water resources management, and will ensure that ADB's strategy and programs respond to water security challenges in the PRC and are consistent with PRC's water policy directions. According to bank documents, the safeguard categorization is not applicable.
Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Contact Information
Project Officer: Osti, Rabindra P. East Asia Department No contact information provided at the time of disclosure. ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF ADB The Accountability Mechanism is an independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who believe they are likely to be, or have been, adversely affected by an Asian Development Bank-financed project. If you submit a complaint to the Accountability Mechanism, they may investigate to assess whether the Asian Development Bank is following its own policies and procedures for preventing harm to people or the environment. You can learn more about the Accountability Mechanism and how to file a complaint at: http://www.adb.org/site/accountability-mechanism/main