Xinjiang Changji Integrated Urban-Rural Infrastructure Demonstration Project (ADB-49029-002)

Countries
  • China
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Specific Location
Changji Hui Autonomous Prefecture
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Financial Institutions
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
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Project Status
Proposed
Bank Risk Rating
A
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Borrower
Government of People's Republic of China
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Sectors
  • Infrastructure
  • Transport
  • Water and Sanitation
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Investment Type(s)
Loan
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 150.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 150.00 million
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Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Aug 11, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Sep 27, 2016


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Project Description
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. IMPACT 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) OUTCOME Urban and rural residents' accessibility to quality urban infrastructure services in Fukang, Hutubi, and Qitai increased
Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Contact Information
Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region Government XUAR Housing & Urban-Rural Dev't Bureau No. 462 Zhongshan Road, Urumqi, Xinjiang, PRC 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