Viet Nam: Central Region Small and Medium Towns Development

Sovereign Project | 30286-013

Summary

The main project objectives are improved quality of life, sustained urban economic growth, and reduced poverty for the population of the Project towns through sustainable water supply and sanitation improvements. The project area will cover eight towns in the five provinces of Binh Thuan, Dak Nong, Khanh Hoa, Ninh Thuan, and Phu Yen. The project outcomes are: (i) improved access to safe and sustainable water supply, adequate drainage and wastewater treatment, reduced flooding and ponding, and improved solid waste management systems, (ii) attitudinal change towards environmental hygiene and sanitation, particulary increased awareness on the importance of environmental sanitation, and (iii) sustainable management and delivery capacities of water supply and sanitation service providers.

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Project Name Central Region Small and Medium Towns Development
Project Number 30286-013
Country Viet Nam
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 2272-VIE: Central Region Small and Medium Towns Development
Asian Development Fund US$ 53.22 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change
Sector / Subsector Water and other urban infrastructure and services - Urban policy, institutional and capacity development - Urban sewerage - Urban solid waste management - Urban water supply
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Effective gender mainstreaming
Description The main project objectives are improved quality of life, sustained urban economic growth, and reduced poverty for the population of the Project towns through sustainable water supply and sanitation improvements. The project area will cover eight towns in the five provinces of Binh Thuan, Dak Nong, Khanh Hoa, Ninh Thuan, and Phu Yen. The project outcomes are: (i) improved access to safe and sustainable water supply, adequate drainage and wastewater treatment, reduced flooding and ponding, and improved solid waste management systems, (ii) attitudinal change towards environmental hygiene and sanitation, particulary increased awareness on the importance of environmental sanitation, and (iii) sustainable management and delivery capacities of water supply and sanitation service providers. The project will have five major components comprising the following: (i) Part A: Water Supply Development and Expansion (ii) Part B: Drainage and Wastewater Management (iii) Part C: Solid Waste Management (iv) Part D: Community Environmental Sanitation and Awareness (v) Part E: Project Management and Institutional Strengthening.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy The loan project (Project) links to the country strategy and program through its geographical focus on small and medium towns in the Central Region and its sectoral focus on expansion and rehabilitation of WSS services.
Impact Improved quality of life, sustained economic growth, and reduced poverty in project towns.
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome The expected outcomes are (1) Improved access to safe and sustainable water supply, (2) Improved drainage and less flooding, (3) Improved solid waste management systems, (4) Changed attitudes toward environmental hygiene and sanitation, (5) Sustainable management and delivery capacities of WSS service providers.
Progress Toward Outcome all activities completed
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

Part A: Water supply development and expansion including (i) Construction and rehabilitation of existing headworks, (ii) Construction of water treatment plants andpumping stations, (iii) Construction, rehabilitation, and improvement of water distribution networks, and (iv) Installation of new piped connections and rehabilitation of existing connections

Part B: Drainage and wastewater management including (1) Construction of drainage networks, (2) Construction of interceptor sewers for the above towns, (3) Construction of wastewater stabilization

ponds for Tuy Hoa, Cam Ranh, and Phan Thiet

Part C: Solid waste management including (1) Construction and rehabilitation of landfill sites for Cam Ranh, Song Cau, and Gia Nghia, (2) Procurement of solid waste equipment; establishment of SWM management systems, and (3) Establishment of SWM management systems

Part D: Community environmental and sanitation awareness including (1) Public awareness on the importance of good environmental hygiene and sanitation, and (2) Improved environmental conditions in poor communities

Part E: Project management and institutional support including (i) Improved capacity of MOC and PPC

personnel, as well as POE and WSS personnel in the areas of project management and technical and

financial expertise, (ii) Greater managerial autonomy and operational efficiency of POEs and WSS providers, (iii) Improved tariff structure for WSS services for financial sustainability, and (iv) O&M manuals, established accounting systems, corporate plan for POEs

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)

3 WTPs with a combined 18,640 m3 capacity per day were completed.

108,731 m of water supply distribution networks, in Ca Na, Gia Nghia, and Ninh Hoa were completed.

2,700 new pipe connections completed.

5,900 m of raw water pipelines from source to WTPs for Gia Nghia and Ninh Hoa was completed.

13,858 m treated water pipses completed.

installation completed

Installation completed.

total treatment capacity built is 13,000 m3/d as per detail design.

Total 13,048 m of presure mains completed as per detail design.

100% completed

16 Pump stations completed as per detail design.

3 sanitary landfills completed totaling 18.2 ha

Operation Manuals for landfills issued ensuring waste pickers have access to landfill sites.

Complete the delivery of all equipment. Compactor trucks (5); bulldozers (1); sludge vacuum trucks (7); tipper trucks (7); safety equipments and maintenance tools (50 sets).

Solid waste management systems in Gia Nghia, Song Cau, and Thap Cham have been in operations.

All completed in June 2014

All completed in June 2014

100% completed

100% completed

project activities are design to ensure community participation

Records show that at least 55% of teams that provide information about the Project are female.

Records show that at least 50% of motivators recruited are female.

confirmed

50% of female-headed households have acquired septic tanks and drainage connections

PCU have conducted 6 training courses on Procurement, Financial & Disbursement, and O&M Management with 166 participants from all PoEs, PPMUs and WSS.

All POEs except for Phu Yen's equitized. Phu Yen's to equitize by 2015.

All POEs submitted proposed tariff to PPC. Khanh Hoa and Binh Thuan issued the new tarrif.

O&M manuals for all subprojects issued.

Geographical Location Project towns include Phan Thiet (Binh Thuan), Gia Nghia (Dak Nong), Cam Ranh and Ninh Hoa (Khanh Hoa), Ca Na and Thap Cham (Ninh Thuan), and Song Cau and Tuy Hoa (Phu Yen).
Safeguard Categories
Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement A
Indigenous Peoples B
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects Although each subproject town may have unique social or environmental issues to be addressed, major issues that will be considered include (i) social impacts on affected persons, ethnic minorities/indigenous peoples, and women, and (ii) environmental impacts such as increased water discharge, noise/dust during construction, and effects of landfill improvements to nearby residents.
Involuntary Resettlement Resettlement activities have been completed satisfactorily.
Indigenous Peoples No issue reported.
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design High level of participation from all stakeholders.
During Project Implementation High level of participation from all stakeholders, including local women.
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services Consultants will be selected and engaged using ADB's quality-and cost-based selection procedures in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants by ADB and Its Borrowers. An international consulting firm in association with a domestic consulting firm(s) will be recruited by the PCU using the quality and cost based selection procedure to assist the Project Coordinating unit and Provincial Project Management Units in project management and implementation. Consultancy services will include project detailed design and supervision comprising engineering, environmental, sanitation, financial, and social aspects; social, poverty, resettlement, and environmental monitoring; and capacity building and training programs to strengthen the institutional capacities and improve operational efficiencies of public operating entities and water supply and sanitation providers. A total of 897 person months of consulting services (92 pm international and 805 pm domestic) will be required. In addition, (i) an independent resettlement monitoring consultant will be engaged using the least cost selection method engaged on an intermittent basis throughout the project, and (ii) Viet Nam women's union will be engaged through single source selection procedure to implement the community environmental and sanitation awareness component of the Project.
Procurement Goods, works and services financed by ADB will be procured in accordance with ADB's Procurement Guidelines. Procurement will be generally carried out by the provincial project management units. Equipment and selected materials will be procured using international competitive bidding (ICB), national competitive bidding (NCB) and shopping procedures as appropriate. To the extent possible, civil works to be procured will be grouped into packages larger that $2 million to be suitable for ICB procedures, while civil works below $2 million will follow NCB procedures. Procurement of goods above $500,000 will follow ICB procedures, while goods between $100,000 to $500,000 will follow NCB procedures. Off-the-shelf items and standard products costing an equivalent of less than $100,000 will be procured following ADB's shopping procedures.
Responsible ADB Officer Hoang Nhat Do
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Viet Nam Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
PCU for Central Region Small & Med Towns Devt ProjMr. Nguyen Tuong Vantuongvan.moc@gmail.com37 Le Dai Hanh, Ha Noi
Ninh Thuan Provincial People's CommitteeMr. Nguyen The Duongbqldant@hcm.vnn.vn23 Nguyen Trai Street, Phan Rang-Thap Cham town, Ninh Thuan Province
Provincial People's Committee, Binh ThuanMr. Nguyen Ngoc TanFax No.: 00 8. 62. 3. 822457137 Le Hong Phong Street, Phan Thiet City, Binh Thuan province
Provincial People's Committee, Dak NongMr. Pham Van Quyanhtuandaknong@yahoo.com36A Nguyen Van Troi Street, Gia Nghia Town, Dak Nong province
Provincial People's Committee, Kanh HoaMr. Duong Van Lucdothininhhoa@dng.vnn.vn354 Tran Qui Cap street, Ninh Hoa town, Khanh Hoa province
Phu Yen Provincial People's CommitteeMr. Nguyen Phubqlpy@vnn.vnHighway No. 25, Binh Ngoc district, Tuy Hoa City, Phu Yen Province
Timetable
Concept Clearance 30 Aug 2005
Fact Finding 03 May 2006 to 19 May 2006
MRM 21 Jul 2006
Approval 17 Nov 2006
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 04 Apr 2006
Last PDS Update 20 Nov 2014

Loan 2272-VIE

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
17 Nov 2006 24 May 2007 27 Aug 2007 30 Jun 2012 30 Jun 2014 01 Apr 2015
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 66.72 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 53.22 17 Nov 2006 51.89 0.00 100%
Counterpart 13.50 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 17 Nov 2006 51.89 0.00 100%
Status of Covenants
Category Sector Safeguards Social Financial Economic Others
Rating - - - - - Satisfactory

Safeguard Documents

See also: Safeguards
Title Document Type Document Date
Central Region Small and Medium Towns Development: Final Independent Monitoring of Social Safeguard Implementation Report Social Monitoring Reports Jul 2014
Central Region Small and Medium Towns Development: Environmental Monitoring Report (January-June 2013) Environmental Monitoring Reports Jun 2013
Central Region Small and Medium Towns Development: Environmental Monitoring Report 2012 Environmental Monitoring Reports Dec 2012
Central Region Small and Medium Towns Development: Binh Thuan Subproject Resettlement Monitoring Report Social Monitoring Reports Oct 2012
Central Region Small and Medium Towns Development: Cam Ranh (Khanh Hoa) Subproject Resettlement Monitoring Report Social Monitoring Reports Oct 2012
Central Region Small and Medium Towns Development: Dak Nong Subproject Resettlement Monitoring Report Social Monitoring Reports Oct 2012
Central Region Small and Medium Towns Development: Ninh Hoa (Khanh Hoa) Subproject Resettlement Monitoring Report Social Monitoring Reports Oct 2012
Central Region Small and Medium Towns Development: Ninh Thuan Subproject Resettlement Monitoring Report Social Monitoring Reports Oct 2012
Central Region Small and Medium Towns Development: Phu Yen Subproject Resettlement Monitoring Report Social Monitoring Reports Oct 2012
Central Region Small and Medium Towns Development - Water Supply System in Gia Nghia Town Resettlement Plans Apr 2011
Central Region Small and Medium Towns Development - Sewerage and Interceptor Systems in Phan Thiet City Resettlement Plans Apr 2011
Central Region Small and Medium Towns Development - Water Supply System in Ninh Hoa Town Resettlement Plans Apr 2011
Central Region Small and Medium Towns Development - Landfill in Gia Nghia Town Resettlement Plans Apr 2011
Central Region Small and Medium Towns Development - Wastewater Treatment Plant and Pumping Station in Phan Thiet City Resettlement Plans Apr 2011
Central Region Small and Medium Towns Development - Wastewater and Drainage Systems in Gia Nghia Town Resettlement Plans Apr 2011
Central Region Small and Medium Towns Development - Wastewater System in Tuy Hoa City Resettlement Plans Mar 2011
Central Region Small and Medium Towns Development - Solid Waste Landfill and Access Road in Song Cau Town Resettlement Plans Mar 2011
Central Region Small and Medium Towns Development - Drainage and Wastewater Systems in Cam Ranh City Resettlement Plans Feb 2011
Central Region Small and Medium Towns Development - Landfill and Access Road Subcomponent in Cam Ranh Town Resettlement Plans Nov 2010
Central Region Small and Medium Towns: Resettlement Plan for Khanh Hoa Province Resettlement Plans Jun 2006

Evaluation Documents

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