According to the bank document, the project will develop policy, strategy, analytical tools and technical standards at the national level to improve the efficiency and environmental sustainability of China’s freight transport sector, focusing on two priority areas, i.e., promotion of multimodal freight transportation system and optimization of urban freight distribution. The project will also pilot the key policy, strategy, and analytical tools at the local levels in five selected cities and provinces. Finally, the lessons learned and implementation experience of the pilot's policies, and analytical tools will be systematically documented and disseminated within China and in other Bank client countries seeking to develop green freight transport system.
Component 1: National Technical Assistance (TA) and Policy Development (US$3.15 million GEF grant + US$1.7 million counterpart funding)
Component 2: Subnational TA and Pilot Projects (US$3.05 million GEF grant + US$150 million counterpart funding)
Component 3: Capacity Building, Monitoring and Evaluation, and Project Management (US$2.05 million GEF grant + US$3.72 million counterpart funding)
Borrower US$ 5.42 million
Global Environment Facility (GEF) US$ 8.25 million
Contact: Hua Tan
Sr Transport. Spec.
PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA
Contact: Wensong Guo
Title: Director, International Economic and Financial Cooperation D
Ministry of Transport
Contact: Zhong Chen
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