Viet Nam: Expansion of Learning Opportunities for Ethnic Minority Youth

Sovereign Project | 40023-012 Status: Closed


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Project Name Expansion of Learning Opportunities for Ethnic Minority Youth
Project Number 40023-012
Country Viet Nam
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Grant
Source of Funding / Amount
Grant 9099-VIE: Expansion of Learning Opportunities for Ethnic Minority Youth
Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction US$ 1.50 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change
Sector / Subsector

Education - Secondary

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Gender equity
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 22 ethnic minority provinces

Safeguard Categories

Environment C
Involuntary Resettlement C
Indigenous Peoples A

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 Provide consulting services for individual consultants, including: (i) an international grant coordinator (4.5 person-months); and (ii) 2 national consultants (30.5 person-months in total) including (a) education facility specialist (18.5 person-months); and (b) scholarship and youth leadership orientation specialist (12 person-months). All ADB-financed international and national consultants will be selected and engaged by the Government as individuals in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants. Copy of terms of reference will be given only upon request.
Procurement All ADB-financed goods and services will be procured following ADB' Guidelines for Procurement; and civil works and procurement of equipment and furniture will follow government procedures acceptable to ADB. Minor items costing less than $100,000 equivalent may be procured by direct purchase. Project civil works will consist of construction of dormitories and sanitary facilities. The civil works are spread over three ethnic minority upper schools in three disadvantaged provinces (Lai Chau, Dak Nong, and Ninh Thuan). The civil works will be awarded on the basis of National Competitive Bidding, following government procedures acceptable to ADB. The Provincial project implementation units will ensure correct implementation of the civil works.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Eiko Izawa
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Viet Nam Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Education and Training
Dr. Nguyen Van Vong, Vice Minister
32 Hai Ba Trung St., Hoan Kiem Dist Hanoi, Vietnman


Concept Clearance 19 Jul 2006
Fact Finding 16 Mar 2006 to 21 Mar 2006
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 22 Feb 2006
Last PDS Update 25 May 2011

Grant 9099-VIE

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
29 Nov 2006 18 Oct 2007 18 Oct 2007 18 Oct 2011 - 22 Jan 2013
Financing Plan Grant Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 1.50 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 0.00 29 Nov 2006 0.00 1.39 93%
Counterpart 0.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 1.50 29 Nov 2006 0.00 1.39 93%

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