Viet Nam: Capacity Building for Investment Support Program for Vietnam Electricity

Sovereign Project | 32273-022 Status: Closed


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Project Name Capacity Building for Investment Support Program for Vietnam Electricity
Project Number 32273-022
Country Viet Nam
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7461-VIE: Capacity Building for Investment Support Program for Vietnam Electricity
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 600,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Energy - Energy sector development and institutional reform

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Viet Nam

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

ADB requires the services of a team of specialist consultants, led by an experienced International Social and Environmental consultant to assist the PCs in preparing the required resettlement, social and environmental documentation. The team will also be required to undertake monitoring during implementation against criteria to be established by each of the social and environmental safeguard documents.

International Social and Environmental Consultant - The team is to be led by an International Social and Environmental consultant who has demonstrated experience in preparing social and environmental safeguard documentation for ADB funded energy projects in Vietnam.

The project will span a total of 4 years comprising 2 years of implementation and 2 years of post construction monitoring and the international specialist will require a total of 3 months per year during the 2 year implementation period and 1 month per year during the 2 year monitoring period.

National Resettlement, Social and Environmental Consultants - The power companies are located throughout Vietnam and it is anticipated that a small team of National consultants will be located in the south, central and northern regions. Each team will comprise at least one resettlement/social specialist, and one environmental specialist, however larger teams would be preferred to ensure that documentation is completed in a timely manner. The national consultants will be responsible for undertaking all tasks required to prepare the safeguard documents.

International Procurement Consultant - The International consultant will be responsible to direct the team of domestic consultant and for:

i. Liaison with EVN, ADB and the PCs

ii. Team coordination and management

iii. Facilitation of work by national consultants

iv. Overall quality control of procurement plan and documentation

v. Participating to the ADB semiannual review mission

vi. Semiannual reporting to ADB

Domestic Procurement consultant - One domestic consultant will be appointed in each of the 3 main regions of Viet Nam (North, Central and South) and will have to review the procurement plan of each PCs, review the bidding plans, assess on a random basis that the procurement has been fair, transparent and efficient.

Accordingly, a total of 62 person months will be required (8 person-months international and 54 person-months of domestic consultants). over a 2 year implementation period and 2 year post construction monitoring period.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Xavier Humbert
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Energy Division, SERD
Executing Agencies
Viet Nam Electricity
69 Dinh Tien Hoang Street
Hanoi, Viet Nam


Concept Clearance 24 Jul 2009
Fact Finding 06 Jul 2009 to 31 Jul 2009
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 27 Jan 2010
Last PDS Update 18 Oct 2010

TA 7461-VIE

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
11 Dec 2009 - - 31 Dec 2013 - -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
600,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 600,000.00 11 Dec 2009 0.00

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