Project Details
Silk Road Ecosystem Restoration Project
Country:People's Republic of China
Summary:The technical assistance (TA) will help the Government of the People's Republic of China (PRC) in preparing an investment proposal for improving the environment of degraded or at-risk ecological areas along the Silk Road route in Gansu and Shaanxi Provinces and in the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.
Expected Outcome:The outcome of the TA will be a project design for a loan, which responds to clients' needs and fulfills Asian Development Bank's requirements and safeguard policies.

The outcome of the project will be increased productivity and reduced vulnerability of forest lands in the three provinces through appropriate and sustainable land use.

Expected Outputs:The TA will assist the Government of PRC in preparing an investment project based on initial proposals to address the technical, financial, and institutional barriers. The project is expected to improve sustainable use of natural resources and restoration of the ecology and biodiversity in the project area.
Date Approved:2007
Expected Completion:2011
Funding Type:Technical Assistance
Funding Amount:Asian Development Bank: $800,000
Government of the People's Republic of China: $400,000
Links/Documents:TA Completion Report