Strengthening Liability Insurance and Improving Social Governance in Neijiang City (ADB-51049-001)

Countries
  • China
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Specific Location
Neijiang, Sichuan
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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
Nov 3, 2017
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Borrower
Government of People's Republic of China
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Sectors
  • Law and Government
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Investment Type(s)
Grant
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 0.53 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 0.53 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Nov 20, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Nov 3, 2017


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Project Description
The proposed knowledge and support technical assistance (TA) will support Neijiang city (Neijiang) of Sichuan province (Sichuan) to explore using liability insurance strengthen social governance in the city. The proposed TA will analyze the potential for developing liability insurance products in the areas of environment protection, medical treatment, food safety, and rural land transactions that might help Neijang mitigate social confrontations, and develop recommendations to increase the role of liability insurance in these areas. The aim would be to replicate Neijiang's experiences in other cities in the PRC. The TA is included in Asian Development Bank's (ADB) country operations business plan, 2017 2019 for the PRC.
Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Contact Information
Executing Agencies: City Government of Neijiang, Sichuan Province No. 20 Xinhua Road, Yuxi Block, Shizhong District, Neijiang, Sichuan 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