Changji Hui Autonomous Prefecture (Changji) in the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region (Xinjiang), People's Republic of China (PRC) covers a total area of 73,140 square kilometers to the east and west of Urumqi City, the capital of Xinjiang, with a population of 1.4 million people in 2013. About 27% of the prefecture population is ethnic minorities. Changji is at a geographically important location in the economically strategic area adjacent to Urumqi and is along the strategic corridor covered by the Silk Road Economic Belt connecting the PRC market to the Central Asia.
The project is located in Changji, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region (XUAR). It will be the seventh ADB-financed urban development project in XUAR. The expected project impacts will be improved people’s living conditions in both urban and rural areas of Changji, and enhanced urbanization and business environment of Changji’s cities and counties through coordinated development. The intended project outcome will be improved urban-rural infrastructure and environmental services in Fukang, Hutubi and Qitai County. The project has 7 outputs (i) road and utility pipes improved, (ii) water transmission pipes improved, (iii) solid waste management, (iv) ecological greening, (v) Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET), (vi) capacity building and training, and (vii) project management.
The expected project impact is people's improved living conditions in both urban and rural areas in Changji. The intended project outcome is increased urban and rural residents' accessibility to quality urban infrastructure services in Fukang, Hutubi, and Qitai. The indicative proposed project outputs are (i) improved urban services infrastructure; (ii) constructed or rehabilitated urban-rural road infrastructure; (iii) installed technical and vocational skills training facilities; and (iv) developed project management capacity of government agencies and community groups.
People''s living conditions in both urban and rural areas in Changji improved (Changji Urban-System Plan, 2012 -2030)
People''s living condition in small cities and towns through narrowed urban-rural gap improved (PRC National New-type Urbanization Plan, 2014 -2020)
Urban and rural residents' accessibility to quality urban infrastructure services in Fukang, Hutubi, and Qitai increased
Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region Government
XUAR Housing & Urban-Rural Dev't Bureau
No. 462 Zhongshan Road,
Urumqi, Xinjiang, PRC
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