36304-013: Agriculture Science and Technology

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The Project aims to strengthen the national AST system in Viet Nam, thereby contributing to the sustainable and equitable growth of the agriculture sector and ultimately to reduced rural poverty. The Project will address critical issues involved in AST development, including the low level of linkages among key AST areas (agricultural research, extension, and training), and the gap in the capacity of physical and human resources for the national AST system. The Project will contribute to the reso... Read More

Country Viet Nam
Project Number 36304-013
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Loan No. 2283
Approval Date 11 Dec 2006
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 30,000
Geographical Location Activities related to extension will mainly cover upland or remote areas in five provinces, including Dak Nong, Nghe An, Ninh Thuan, Quang Nam, and Thanh Hoa, while other project components have nationwide coverage.
Sector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Subsector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development (GCD)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Effective gender mainstreaming
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: C
Indigenous People: B

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Sununtar Setboonsarng
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Responsible ADB Department
Southeast Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, SERD

Executing Agencies
Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development
Mr. Nguyen The Hinh

PDS Creation Date
08 Jun 2006

Last PDS Update
24 Jul 2014