35289-013: Sanjiang Plain Wetlands Protection

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Description

The Sanjiang Plain comprises 108,900 square kilometers, where the Heilongjiang, Songhua, and Wusuli rivers are confluent in a vast alluvial floodplain in the northeast of Heilongjiang Province. The Plain is one of the most important grain production areas in the PRC. Supporting rich biological diversity, which includes 23 species listed in the World Conservation Union as globally threatened, the wetlands in the Sanjiang Plain are some of the most species-rich and endemic-rich ecosystems in ... Read More

Country China, People's Republic of
Project Number 35289-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Grant
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Numbers Loan No. 2157
Grant No. 4571
Approval Date 14 Mar 2005
Closing Date 30 May 2013
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 15,000
Geographical Location Sanjiang Plain, which is in the Northeast of Heilongjiang Province, People's Republic of China.
Sector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Subsector Water-based natural resources management
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: B
Indigenous People: C

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