2021 Annual Meeting of the World Bank Phase VI Poverty Alleviation Project Successfully Held

1 February, 2021 ---IPRCC held the 2021 annual webinar of the Poverty Alleviation and Agriculture-based Industry Pilot and Demonstration in Poor Areas Project (hereafter “World Bank Phase VI Poverty Alleviation Project”). Participants are representatives from the Ministry of Finance, World Bank, project management offices of Sichuan, Guizhou and Gansu provinces, as well as project evaluation specialists. Mr. Liu Junwen, Director General of IPRCC, and Mr. Guo Biao, Director of the International Financial Cooperation Division of the Ministry of Finance, delivered the opening speech. Dr. Tan Weiping, Deputy Director General of IPRCC, hosted the meeting and delivered concluding remarks.

During the meeting, representatives from project management offices of Sichuan, Guizhou and Gansu provinces reported the project implementation progress and 2021 work plan. Participants also discussed issues related to the progress of research, training and extension component in this project, work plan for the project monitoring, supervision and management of project assets, and other issues mentioned in the 11th Implementation Support Mission Aide Memoire. The evaluation report on cooperative management effectiveness was presented by evaluation specialists and discussed by participants.

Staff from the Cooperation Division of IPRCC attended the meeting.