Climate Smart Management of Grassland Ecosystems (WB-P166853)

Countries
  • China
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Specific Location
Qilan County of Qinghai Province and Shandan County of Gansu Province
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Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
Proposed
Bank Risk Rating
B
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Borrower
People's Republic of China
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Sectors
  • Climate and Environment
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Investment Type(s)
Loan
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 3.77 million
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Loan Amount (USD)
$ 3.77 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 3.77 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Jan 10, 2020

Disclosed by Bank Oct 17, 2018


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Project Description

According to the bank document, the proposed project will support four components of activities:

(a) A pilot of climate-smart and participatory grassland management practices;

(b) A pilot of evidence-based PES;

(c) Knowledge management and

(d) project management. These components and associated activities will be further refined during project preparation. The proposed project sites will be selected from Qilan County of Qinghai Province and Shandan County of Gansu Province. Both counties have been implementing above-mentioned grassland conservation PES schemes but still, face tremendous challenges in restore its grassland ecosystem.

Component 1: Pilot of Climate Smart and Participatory Grassland Management Practices. This component will support MOARA, provincial and county officials to work with selected project villages to develop and pilot community-based grassland management plans to improve their existing grassland management practices.

Component 2: Pilot of An Evidence-Based PES. To incentivize herders to properly implement the agreed grassland management plans, this component will pilot an evidence-based PES scheme. 

Component 3: Knowledge Management.  Based on key findings achieved under Components 1 and 2, this Component will support the development of academic publications and policy recommendations on climate-smart and participatory grassland management practices, MRV techniques, and the evidence-based PES scheme. 

Component 4: Program Management. This component will support project management activities at the national, provincial and county levels.

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)

Global Environment Facility (GEF) US$ 3.77 million

Contact Information

1/World Bank
Jiang Ru, Wendao Cao
Senior Environmental Specialist

2/Borrower/Client/Recipient
People's Republic of China
Xia Lyu
Director
lvxia@mof.gov.cn

3/Implementing Agencies

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT
The World Bank
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Washington, D.C. 20433
Telephone: (202) 473-1000
Web: http://www.worldbank.org/projects

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