Sustainable Management of Fly Ash from Municipal Solid Waste Incineration (ADB-49019-001)

Countries
  • China
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Specific Location
Tianjin
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Financial Institutions
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
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Project Status
Active
Bank Risk Rating
B
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Voting Date
Sep 25, 2015
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Borrower
Government of People's Republic of China
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Sectors
  • Industry and Trade
  • Water and Sanitation
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Investment Type(s)
Grant
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 0.30 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 0.30 million
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Primary Source

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Updated in EWS Aug 11, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Sep 28, 2016


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Project Description
The Government of the People's Republic of China (PRC) has requested policy and advisory technical assistance (TA) from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to enhance the policies and practices regarding the safe and sustainable management and reuse of fly ash from municipal solid waste incineration plants in the PRC. The TA is in line with the key policies of the government's Twelfth Five-Year Plan, 2011-2015, which supports increased incineration of total treated solid waste and strategically supports key initiatives planned in the PRC's National New-Type Urbanization Plan, 2014 -2020. The TA is aligned with the strategic priorities of ADB's Midterm Review of Strategy 2020 and the country partnership strategy, 2011 2015 for the PRC to achieve environmentally sustainable growth. The impact will be improved urban environmental quality in the PRC, aligned with the PRC's National New-Type Urbanization Plan, 2014- 2020. The outcome will be improved sustainability of fly ash management from municipal solid waste incineration in the PRC. The TA is expected to have three outputs that will contribute to the achievement of the outcome and impact: (i) technical standards for safe capture, processing, reuse, and sustainable disposal of fly ash from municipal solid waste incineration plants (MSWIPs) developed; (ii) policy recommendations and implementation action plan for safe reuse and sustainable disposal of fly ash from MSWIPs prepared; and (iii) capacity on technologies and establishing an information and service center on advanced sustainable MSWIP fly ash management in the PRC improved. OUTPUTS 1. Technical standards for safe capture, processing, reuse, and sustainable disposal of fly ash from MSWIPs developed 2. Policy recommendations and implementation action plan for safe reuse and sustainable disposal of fly ash from MSWIPs prepared 3. Capacity on technologies and establishing an information and service center on advanced sustainable MSWIP fly ash management in the PRC improved IMPACT Urban environmental quality in the PRC improved (PRC National New-Type Urbanization Plan, 2014 -2020) CONSULTING SERVICES It is estimated that the TA will require 7 person-months of international and 15 person-months of national consulting services, including: (i) three international specialists (a) solid waste management and waste incineration plant specialist/team leader (4 person-months), (b) solid waste policy, standards, and institutional specialist (2 person-months), and (c) environment specialist (1 person-month); and (ii) four national specialists (a) solid waste policy, standards, and institutional specialist/deputy team leader (5 person-months), (b) solid waste management and waste incineration plant specialist (4 person-months), (c) environment specialist (4 person-months), and (d) information technology and database management specialist (2 person-months). The specialists will be engaged through a firm in accordance with Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2013, as amended from time to time) of the Asian Development Bank using the quality- and cost-based selection method, with a quality cost ratio of 90:10.
Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Contact Information
Tianjin Municipal Government B1102 TEDA Bldg. Jienfannan Road, Tianjin People's Republic of China, 30042 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