Viet Nam: Promoting Silk Income for the Rural Poor in Central Highlands (formerly Supporting Poor Farmers in the Central Highlands Through Eri Silk Production)

Sovereign Project | 34341-032

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Project Name Promoting Silk Income for the Rural Poor in Central Highlands (formerly Supporting Poor Farmers in the Central Highlands Through Eri Silk Production)
Project Number 34341-032
Country Viet Nam
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Grant
Source of Funding / Amount
Grant 9033-VIE: Promoting Silk Income for the Rural Poor in Central Highlands (formerly Supporting Poor Farmers in the Central Highlands Through Eri Silk Production)
Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction US$ 620,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change
Sector / Subsector Agriculture and Natural Resources - Agricultural production
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description The objectives of the proposed project are (i) support eri silk production for sustainable poverty reduction, among poor and disadvantaged ethnic minority populations in the forest rich Central Highlands, (ii) to support the development of essential infrastructure for eri silk production and marketing in poor and remote areas, (iii) capacity building of poor ethnic minority households through training and transfer of appropriate technology, (iv) to link remote areas to new national and international markets, (v) to diversiy livelihoods, (vi) support a process of socially inclusive, participatory planning, involving the poor, ethnic minorities, and female-headed households, and (viii) to develop ways of setting up sustainable livelihoods which will be replicated in the counterpart project.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Central Highlands provinces of Gia Lai, Dak Lak, and Kontum.
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 the services of International and Local consultants.

a. International: Expert in Natural Dyeing Techniques (1 person month); Weaving Expert (1 person month); Project Management Expert (1.5 person month).

b. Local: Eri Silk Production and Training (96 person months); Project Management (96 person months).

Responsible ADB Officer Kazuhiro Watanabe
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, SERD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Agriculture and Rural DevelopmentMr. Le Vanh Minh, DirectorRoom 305 Building A15 10 Nugen Cong Hoan Street Ba Dinh District, Hanoi, Vietnam
Timetable
Concept Clearance 11 Mar 2002
Fact Finding 16 Mar 2002 to 21 Mar 2002
MRM -
Approval 30 Oct 2003
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 31 May 2007

Grant 9033-VIE

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
30 Oct 2003 27 Oct 2004 27 Oct 2004 15 Jan 2007 31 Dec 2008 24 Jun 2010
Financing Plan Grant Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 0.62 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 0.00 30 Oct 2003 0.00 0.62 100%
Counterpart 0.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.62 30 Oct 2003 0.00 0.62 100%

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