Viet Nam: Forests for Livelihood Improvement in the Central Highlands Project

Sovereign Project | 34341-012 Status: Closed

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Project Name Forests for Livelihood Improvement in the Central Highlands Project
Project Number 34341-012
Country Viet Nam
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 3818-VIE: Forests for Livelihood Improvement in the Central Highlands Project
Japan Special Fund US$ 800,000.00
Netherlands Fund (with LoA) US$ 760,000.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Partnerships
Sector / Subsector

Agriculture, natural resources and rural development - Forestry

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

Safeguard Categories

Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples

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 A total of 124 person-months of consulting services will be required: 37 international and 87 domestic. Specialists in policy, mediation and project administration will be recruited on an individual basis. International consultants will associate with domestic consultants and will have experience and expertise in forest policy; institutional reform and public administration; participatory planning/mediation; land-use planning; GIS; resource economist; livelihoods improvement/poverty reduction; indigenous peoples/gender; farming systems; landscape ecology and EIA; private sector/business development; forest planning; micro-planning; economic and financial analysis; credit; marketing; biodiversity conservation; and rural infrastructure.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Javed Mir
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, SERD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development
3rd Floor,Agricultural Exhibition Center
No.2, Hoang Quoc Viet Str.,Cau Giay Dist


Concept Clearance 09 Mar 2000
Fact Finding 18 Jun 2001 to 29 Jun 2001
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 31 May 2007

TA 3818-VIE

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
19 Dec 2001 18 Mar 2003 18 Mar 2003 31 Jan 2003 31 Oct 2005 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
800,000.00 760,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,560,000.00 19 Dec 2001 1,410,791.36

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