Policy Research on Ecological Protection and Rural Vitalization for Supporting Green Development in (ADB-52194-004)

  • China
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Nation-wide, Chongqing
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Dec 6, 2018
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People's Republic of China
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  • Agriculture and Forestry
  • Climate and Environment
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Advisory Services
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 0.40 million
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Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Jan 10, 2020

Disclosed by Bank Nov 7, 2018

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Project Description

According to the bank document, the TA subproject 3 will have the following outcome: coordination and streamlining of eco-compensation policies and programs enhanced. The TA subproject 3 will be aligned with the following overall impact of the TA cluster: green economic development and ecological protection in the Yangtze River Economic Belt achieved.

The TA subproject 3 will support the overall TA cluster outputs by:

(i) developing a coordinated, effective, and streamlined approach for eco-compensation program implementation for the environmental protection of the Chongqing Municipality through a comprehensive eco-compensation approach, of which recommendations will include policy reform requirements; appropriate compensation payments; and impact monitoring of eco-compensation payments;

(ii) building on the activities of ADB and exploring new innovations and the practical aspects of improving the effectiveness of eco-compensation programs (Outputs 1 and 2);

(iii) contributing towards the technical design of the eco-compensation programs to be implemented;

(iv) identifying policy recommendations on integrating local development into ecological conservation programs (Outputs 1 and 2); and

(v) clarifying the key issues, major tasks, and policy incentives for achieving the dual objectives of ecological improvement and economic development in key ecological function zones.

In order to achieve these objectives, CDRC and CFD requested ADB's support for the three outputs of the TA subproject 3:

Output 1: A policy study on improving the effectiveness of eco-compensation policies, plans, and programs prepared;

Output 2: An implementation plan for a comprehensive eco-compensation mechanism for each of the three selected pilot counties prepared; and

Output 3: Knowledge product summarizing experience and lessons from selected county pilot case studies prepared.

Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)

TA 9642-PRC: Policy Research on Ecological Protection and Rural Vitalization for Supporting Green Development in the Yangtze River Economic Belt - Study on the Comprehensive Eco-Compensation Mechanism (Subproject 3)

Technical Assistance Special Fund       US$ 0.4 million

Contact Information

Executing Agencies

Chongqing Municipal Development and Reform Commission
Room306, Jianfa Building, No.16 Honghuxilu Road

Yubei District, Chongqing Municipality, PRC


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