Yellow River Basin Resilience Program phase 2 (WB-P178401)

  • China
Geographic location where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Specific Location
Shandong and Gansu provinces
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Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
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Bank Risk Rating
Environmental and social categorization assessed by the development bank as a measure of the planned project’s environmental and social impacts. A higher risk rating may require more due diligence to limit or avoid harm to people and the environment. For example, "A" or "B" are risk categories where "A" represents the highest amount of risk. Results will include projects that specifically recorded a rating, all other projects are marked ‘U’ for "Undisclosed."
Voting Date
Oct 26, 2023
Date when project documentation and funding is reviewed by the Board for consideration and approval. Some development banks will state a "board date" or "decision date." When funding approval is obtained, the legal documents are accepted and signed, the implementation phase begins.
Government of China
A public entity (government or state-owned) provided with funds or financial support to manage and/or implement a project.
  • Climate and Environment
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Investment Type(s)
The categories of the bank investment: loan, grant, guarantee, technical assistance, advisory services, equity and fund.
Investment Amount (USD)
$ 300.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 1,200.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Feb 9, 2023

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Project Description
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According to the Bank’s website, the objetive of this project is to sustainably use natural resources and restore and protect ecosystems through integrated landscape planning and management in selected watersheds of the Yellow River Basin in Shandong and Gansu provinces.

Investment Description
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Contact Information
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World Bank
Name : Jian Xie/ Designation : Senior Environmental Specialist / Role : Team Leader(ADM Responsible)
Telephone No : 473-2766 / Email :
Name : Giovanni Ruta / Designation : Lead Environmental Economist / Role : Team Leader
Telephone No : 5788+7760 / Email :
Name : Liping Jiang / Designation : Senior Irrigation and Drainage Specialist / Role : Team Leader
Telephone No : 5788+7683 / Email :

Borrower : People's Republic of China
Contact : Xiang Peng / Title : Acting Director
Telephone No : 861068552485 / Email :

Implementing Agency :
Gansu Provincial Development and Reform Commission
Contact : Zhengmao Tao / Title : Deputy Director General
Telephone No : 13919312284 / Email :
Implementing Agency :
Regional Economy Department of NDRC
Contact : Ping Dan / Title : Deputy Director
Telephone No : 13810906725 / Email :
Implementing Agency :
Shandong Provincial Department of Natural Resources
Contact : Xinge Li / Title : Deputy Director General
Telephone No : 13793162626 / Email :


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