Policy Study on Collaborative Control of Air Pollution and Carbon Emissions in the Transport (ADB-51027-001)

Countries
  • China
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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
Oct 2, 2017
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Borrower
Government of China
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Sectors
  • Climate and Environment
  • Transport
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Investment Type(s)
Grant
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 0.35 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Dec 15, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Jul 13, 2017


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Project Description
According to the bank document, Government of the People’s Republic of China requested technical assistance (TA) from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to support the formulation of a strategy that will simultaneously control air pollution and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the transport sector. The TA will help the Ministry of Transport (MOT) develop a (i) draft guideline on evaluating the co-benefits of policies and measures, and (ii) a strategy for the collaborative control of air pollution and GHG emissions, for consideration by the PRC government. The TA is included in ADB’s country operations business plan, 2017–2019 for the PRC. The TA is aligned with the following impact: the objectives of controlling air pollution and GHG emissions in the PRC’s transport sector in 2025 achieved. The TA will have the following outcome: policies on controlling air pollution and GHG emissions in the PRC’s transport sector improved.
Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Contact Information
Executing Agencies Comprehensive Planning Department, Ministry of Transport No. 11, Jianguomengnei Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing, China 100736 Ministry of Transportation (formerly Min of Comm) 10 Fuxing Road Beijing 100845 People's Republic of 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