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Anhui Chao Lake Environmental Rehablitation Project :  China,People'sRep.of


Loan Name Anhui Chao Lake Environmental Rehablitation Project
Country China,People'sRep.of
Loan Number 2941
Project Number 44036- 02
Source of Funding/Amount[Approved]
Ordinary Capital Resources US$250.00  million
Thematic Classification Environmental Sustainability
Economic growth
Capacity Development
Sector/Subsector Agriculture and Natural Resources / Multisector
Gender Mainstreaming Category Effective gender mainstreaming
Description The project will support the Anhui Provincial Government (APG) to implement the Master Plan for Integrated Water Environmental Management in the Chao Lake Basin (2008-2020). The proposal for Asian Development Bank (ADB) financing includes four project outputs: (i) increased municipal point source pollution control; (ii) enhanced non-point source (NPS) pollution control; (iii) improved institutional capacity of Chao Lake Management Authority (CLMA); and (iv) strengthened project management capacity.

The project impact will be improved quality of life and sustainable aquatic ecosystem in Chao Lake. The outcome will be improved condition of water resources and environment in Chao Lake and the upstream rivers.
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  Environment A
  Resettlement A
  Indigenous People C
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects The project classification for environment is category A. A consolidated environmental impact assessment (EIA) report and an environmental management plan (EMP) were prepared following ADB¿s Safeguard Policy Statement (2009).
Involuntary Resettlement The project is classified as Category A for involuntary resettlement. Although the impacts of land acquisition on most of the 3,200 affected people are minor, more than 50 people will be affected by house demolition and around 200 people will suffer significant loss of agricultural land. Resettlement plans have been prepared.
Indigenous People In accordance with the Safeguard Policy Statement, the project is classified as Category C for indigenous peoples. The population in the project area is ethnically homogenous mainstream Han. There are no impacts on ethnic minorities/indigenous peoples¿ groups in the project area.
Responsible ADB Officer Qingfeng Zhang
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Environment, Natural Resources & Agricultural Division, EARD
Concept Clearance 10 Dec 2010
Fact-finding 23 Mar 2012 to 31 Mar 2012
Board Approval 16 Nov 2012
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