PC of Quang Binh works with ADB on the “Environmental development to adapt to climate change in Dong Hoi city” project.

Thursday - 31/08/2017 08:24
Leaders of Quang Binh Provincial People's Committee and Asian Development Bank (ADB) have been working to implement the project "Development of environment and urban infrastructure for coping with climate change in Dong Hoi city".

The project uses ADB’s loans to reduce environmental pollution; improve urban environmental sanitation; mitigate impacts of climate change;contribute to socio-economic development with the goal of increasing urban population and reducing poverty in rural and urban areas; promote the development of industries andservice; create a competitive environment for Dong Hoi city; solve social security problems; improve the quality of life, etc.

The project will be implemented within five years (from 2017 to 2022), with five main components: improvement of wastewater management for central area of the city; development of infrastructure to adapt to climate change for Bao Ninh; flooding management and other infrastructure; resettlement and site clearance; project management and capacity building. The total investment of the project is 38.8million USD, of which ADB loan is 30 million USD,non-refundable aid capital is 1 million USD andthe counterpart fund is7.8 million  USD.

The two sides agreed on solutions to finalize the project documents to ensure the timely implementation of the project; to advise and coordinate with the concerned units in speeding up the progress of site clearance and resettlement.

Author: Minh Pham

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