Preparing Yangtze River Economic Belt Projects (ADB-50343-001)

Countries
  • China
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Specific Location
Yangtze River basin
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Financial Institutions
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
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Project Status
Approved
Bank Risk Rating
U
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Voting Date
Apr 19, 2017
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Borrower
Government of the People’s Republic of China
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Sectors
  • Agriculture and Forestry
  • Water and Sanitation
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Investment Type(s)
Grant
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 1.50 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 2.40 million
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Bank Documents
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Aug 7, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Apr 21, 2017


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Project Description
The transaction TA facility will help prepare the program of interrelated projects and TA under the Yangtze River Economic Belt (YREB) strategic framework. The TA facility is suitable to ensure a consistent approach to the YREB strategic framework by addressing cross-sectoral themes, developing local capacity for improved project implementation, enhancing project readiness, and strengthening the overall coordination and cooperation for sustainable green development and environmental protection of the Yangtze River. The Yangtze River is the People's Republic of China's (PRC's) longest river, covers more than 2 million square kilometers, one-fifth of the country geographically, and accounts for over 40% of PRC's total population and about 45% of the gross domestic product. The Yangtze River, one of the busiest inland rivers for freight traffic worldwide, is home to the largest hydropower plant in the world and is the source of water for the South North water transfer project.
Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Climate Change Fund US$ 600,000 Water Financing Facility - Multidonor TF US$ 300,000
Contact Information
National Development and Reform Commission No. 38 South Yuetan St. Beijing 100824, China Ministry of Finance Sanlihe, Xicheng District, Beijing,100820, China State Office for Comprehensive Agricultural Devt 3# Nan San Xiang, Sanli He, Xi Cheng District, Beijing 100820, China 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