Project Name Capacity Building for River Basin Water Resources Planning
Project Number 41466-012
Country Viet Nam
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7629-VIE: Capacity Building for River Basin Water Resources Planning
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 580,000.00
TA 7629-VIE: Capacity Building for River Basin Water Resources Planning (Supplementary)
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 420,000.00
TA 7629-VIE: Capacity Building for River Basin Water Resources Planning (Supplementary)
Multi-Donor Trust Fund under the Water Financing Partnership Facility US$ 200,000.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Agriculture, natural resources and rural development - Water-based natural resources management

Public sector management - Public administration

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Description
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome The TA activities are geared towards this direction.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)

The first component supporting the revision of the Law on Water Resources has been completed and culminated with the Government National Assembly's passage of the new Law into legislation on 21 June 2012 (Law No. 17/2012/QH13). The second component to establish planning tasks have been completed with preparation of the following reports: (i) Status Report for the preparation of planning tasks for the Red-Thai Binh River Basin; (ii) Water Indicators for the Red-Thai Binh River Basin - the indicators and their use; (iii) Guidelines for the Preparation of Planning Tasks (summary); (iv) Guidelines for the Preparation of Planning Tasks (reference report); (v) Guidelines on the use of Water Resources Indicators for the preparation of a Status Report for a River Basin (reference document) and (vi) Guidelines on the use of Water Resource Indicators for the Preparation of a Status Report for a River Basin (Summary)

Sector study reports have been submitted and found acceptable. The consulting firm and individual consultants have completed their deliverables.

Geographical Location Viet Nam and Red-Thai Binh river basin

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services

The TA will require about 54 person-months of consulting services, consisting of 14 person-months international and 40 person-months national inputs for services over an implementation period of 20 months with an additional 3 months for TA closing. Existing consultants currently supporting the LWR will be extended through the firm contracted for this purpose by single source selection as the tasks involved represent a natural continuation of previous work carried out by the firm. The firm currently supporting the revision of the LWR is Kellogg Brown & Root Pty Ltd of Australia. The firm's main role under the CDTA is to provide the same 6 consultants (5 nationals and 1 international) to continue work on the revision of the LWR, which commenced in early 2009 and has proceeded effectively with their support.

The consultants to be employed on the formulation of sector strategy and investment program for the development of water resources in the Red-Thai Binh river basin will be recruited by individual consultant selection (ICS) and directly contracted by ADB.

All consultants will be selected in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2010, as amended from time to time). Any procurement under the TA will be done in accordance with ADB's Procurement Guidelines (2010, as amended from time to time). All disbursements under the TA will be done in accordance with the ADB's Technical Assistance Disbursement Handbook (May 2010, as amended from time to time).

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Su Chin Teoh
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, SERD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment
Department of Water Resources Management
68 Bui Thi Xuan Str., Hai Ba Trung
District, Hanoi, Viet Nam

Timetable

Concept Clearance 27 Jan 2011
Fact Finding 28 Feb 2009 to 13 Mar 2009
MRM -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 27 Sep 2010
Last PDS Update 31 Mar 2014

TA 7629-VIE

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
28 Oct 2010 29 Mar 2011 29 Mar 2011 30 Jun 2012 31 Mar 2014 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
1,000,000.00 200,000.00 70,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,270,000.00 28 Oct 2010 863,977.76

 
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