IBRD LOAN: US$20 million
TERMS: Grace period = 5 years; Maturity = 20 years;
PROJECT DESCRIPTION: The project aims to significantly increase the adoption and use of sound reform and development strategies, policies and plans in China. This will be achieved through institutional capacity building through a series of technical assistance subprojects tailored to address specific challenges facing the government at the national and sub-national levels. The project has a strong focus on learning of new knowledge as well as on replication and scaling up efforts that work.