Yangtze River Basin Forest Resilience Program (WB-P164047)

Countries
  • China
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Specific Location
Sichuan province
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Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
Proposed
Bank Risk Rating
C
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Borrower
MINISTRY OF FINANCE, PRC
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Sectors
  • Climate and Environment
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Investment Type(s)
Loan
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 150.00 million
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Loan Amount (USD)
$ 150.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 686.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Jan 10, 2020

Disclosed by Bank May 1, 2019


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Project Description

According to the bank document, the proposed Forest Development in the Yangtze Economic Belt Program for Result (the PforR) will support a comprehensive forest development and improvement program in Sichuan province of China.

An environmental and social screening has been conducted at early stage to define the boundary of the PforR. As a result, the PforR supports three types of activities, i.e.

(i) afforestation/reforestation with the main objective of generating ecological benefits,

(ii) forest quality improvement with supplementary plantation and tending of existing forests,

(iii) mountain closure with main objective of natural forest regeneration.

 

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information

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