Guangxi Hezhou Mountain Mining Areas Vitalization Project (ADB-51384-002)

  • China
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Specific Location
Hezhou city, Guangxi province
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  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
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Project Status
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Voting Date
Nov 9, 2018
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People's Republic of China
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  • Agriculture and Forestry
  • Climate and Environment
  • Infrastructure
  • Water and Sanitation
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Investment Type(s)
Advisory Services
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 0.40 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Jan 30, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Sep 21, 2018

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Project Description

According to the project document, the Project will allow ecological rehabilitation of abandoned mountain mining areas, restoration of former mining land to operational farmland, regeneration of urban areas and villages, stimulation of lagging economies in selected mining-affected areas, and promotion of green-mining.

The Project outcome will be environment, livability, and livelihood in Hezhou-Kedashan mountain mining areas restored; and the Project will be aligned with the following impact: abandoned mountain mining areas in Guangxi Province revitalized.


Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)

TA 9638-PRC: Guangxi Hezhou Mountain Mining Areas Vitalization Project

Technical Assistance Special Fund          US$ 0.4 million

Contact Information

Executing Agencies

Hezhou Municipal People's Government
No. 1, Hezhou Avenue, Babu District, Hezhou city
Guangxi, China


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