Project Data Sheet

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PDS Creation Date
PDS Updated as of 06 Sep 2011

Project Name Provincial Roads Improvement
Country Viet Nam
Project/Program Number 31367-012
Status Closed
Geographical Location
In preparing any country program or strategy, financing any project, or by making any designation of, or reference to, a particular territory or geographic area in this document, the Asian Development Bank does not intend to make any judgments as to the legal or other status of any territory or area.
Sector Transport and ICT
Subsector Road Transport
Strategic Agendas
Drivers of Change
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories


Type/Modality of Assistance Approval Number Source of Funding Approved Amount (thousand)
Technical Assistance3455Japan Special Fund1,000
TOTAL US$ 1,000

Summary of Environmental and Social Issues

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples

Stakeholder Communication, Participation and Consultation

During Project Design
During Project Implementation


The overall goal of the technical assistance is to help the Government prepare a provincial roads project that will contribute to the poverty alleviation programs in 29 provinces in the northern part of the country. The main objective of the TA is to help prepare a project to improve the existing provincial road network in selected provinces that are economically feasible, technically sound, cost effective, and environmentally and socially responsible. The TA will also evaluate the capabilities and capacity of the Provincial Departments of Transport to undertake the road improvement projects.

Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Development Impact

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Towards Outcome

Outputs and Implementation Progress

Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Status of Development Objectives
Material Changes

Business Opportunities

Date of First Listing 2007 Feb 15
Consulting Services
About 19 person-months of international and about 240 person-months of domestic consultant input will be required. Expertise required would include project management, transport economics, road engineering, and environment and social analysis.
Procurement and Consulting Notices


Concept Clearance 02 Nov 1998
Fact-finding 04 Jun 1999 to 17 Jun 1999
Management Review Meeting
Approval 14 Jun 2000
Last Review Mission


Approval No. Approval Signing Effectivity Closing
Original Revised Actual
Technical Assistance 3455 14 Jun 2000 25 Sep 2000 25 Sep 2000 31 Dec 2002


Date Approval Number ADB (US$ thousand) Others (US$ thousand) Net Percentage
Cumulative Contract Awards
Cumulative Disbursements

TA Amount (US$ thousand)

Approval Number Approved Amount Revised Amount Total Commitment Uncommitted Balance Total Disbursement Undisbursed Balance
Technical Assistance 3455 1,000 1,000 980 20 980 20

Contacts and Update Details

Responsible ADB Officer ()
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Divisions Transport and Communications Division, SERD
Executing Agencies Ministry of Transport and Communications
Dr. Nguyen Tien Trong, Chief, Project Department


Project Website
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