39321-013: Shaanxi Qinling Biodiversity Conservation and Demonstration Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The Qinling Mountains are an internationally important biodiversity hot spot and represent about 70% of the PRC's biodiversity, including an estimated 300 giant pandas. The Qinling Mountains are central to soil and water management of the Yangtze and Yellow rivers. The Project will improve biodiversity conservation and management by restoring forest habitat, improving endangered species management and providing sustainable livelihoods for the population of the project area, and demonstrating ... Read More

Country China, People's Republic of
Project Number 39321-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers Loan No. 2572
Grant No. 0169
Approval Date 22 Oct 2009
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 40,000
Geographical Location Qinling Mountains are located 40 km south of Xian
Sector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Subsector Forestry
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth (ESG)
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Partnerships (PAR)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 3: Some gender elements (SGE)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: A
Indigenous People: C

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