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  • China
Location: Ningxia
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Status: Active
Bank Risk Rating: B
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Board Decision Date: 2016-10-21
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Borrower or Client: Government of People's Republic of China
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  • Transport
Investment Type(s): Loan
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Investment Amount (USD): $ 100.00 million
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Project Cost (USD): $ 265.54 million
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Original disclosure @ ADB website
Updated in EWS: 2017-06-22
Disclosure Date: 2016-09-27
Ningxia Liupanshan Poverty Reduction Rural Road Development Project

Project Description
The project will support poverty-focused rural road development and rural road safety and sustainability in the lagging Liupanshan area of Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region (NHAR) under the nationwide initiative.2 The project is expected to increase rural incomes and reduce poverty in the Liupanshan area, and includes an impact evaluation of poverty reduction. The project will align government and development partner support with the national poverty alleviation initiative and the NHAR 13th Five-Year Plan3—resulting in poverty-focused improvement of the rural transport network, improved road safety and maintenance practice, and strengthened institutional capacity OUTPUT 1.Priority rural roads rehabilitated and upgraded 2.Rural road safety and sustainability enhanced 3. Impact evaluation conducted and project implementation capacity improved IMPACT Rural incomes in the Liupanshan area increased Incidence of poverty in the Liupanshan area reduced OUTCOME Rural transport network in Liupanshan improved
Investment Description
Government US$ 165.54 million
Contact Information
Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region Government 416 Jiefang Xijie, Yuchuan, Ningxia ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF ADB The Accountability Mechanism is an independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who believe they are likely to be, or have been, adversely affected by an Asian Development Bank-financed project. If you submit a complaint to the Accountability Mechanism, they may investigate to assess whether the Asian Development Bank is following its own policies and procedures for preventing harm to people or the environment. You can learn more about the Accountability Mechanism and how to file a complaint at: http://www.adb.org/site/accountability-mechanism/main
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