40253-023: Greater Mekong Subregion Biodiversity Conservation Corridors Project (Cambodia, Lao People's Democratic Republic, and Viet Nam) | Asian Development Bank

Regional: Greater Mekong Subregion Biodiversity Conservation Corridors Project (Cambodia, Lao People's Democratic Republic, and Viet Nam)

Sovereign (Public) Project | 40253-023 Status: Active

ADB is supporting a community-driven initiative to conserve forest land in the Greater Mekong Subregion. The project will enhance transboundary cooperation for preserving biodiversity-rich Cardamom Mountains and Eastern Plains Dry Forest in Cambodia, Triborder Forest areas in Lao People's Democratic Republic, and the Central Annamites in Viet Nam. It will also safeguard local livelihoods.

 
Project Name Greater Mekong Subregion Biodiversity Conservation Corridors Project (Cambodia, Lao People's Democratic Republic, and Viet Nam)
Project Number 40253-023
Country Regional
Cambodia
Lao People's Democratic Republic
Viet Nam
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Grant
Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Grant 0241-REG: GMS-CAM Biodiversity Conservation Corridor
concessional ordinary capital resources lending / Asian Development Fund US$ 19.00 million
Grant 0242-REG: GMS-LAO Biodiversity Conservation Corridor
concessional ordinary capital resources lending / Asian Development Fund US$ 20.00 million
Loan 2721-REG: GMS-VIE Biodiversity Conservation Corridor
concessional ordinary capital resources lending / Asian Development Fund US$ 30.00 million
Grant 0426-REG: GMS Biodiversity Conservation Corridor
Strategic Climate Fund US$ 7.40 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Regional integration
Drivers of Change Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Agriculture, natural resources and rural development / Forestry - Irrigation - Land-based natural resources management - Rural water supply services

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Effective gender mainstreaming
Description The Project will enhance transboundary cooperation for preventing and mitigating fragmentation of biodiversity rich forest landscapes of the Cardamom Mountains and Eastern Plains Dry Forest in Cambodia, Triborder Forest areas located in southern Lao PDR, and the Central Annamites in Viet Nam.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy The biodiversity landscapes in Cambodia, Lao PDR and Viet Nam are vulnerable to increased development pressures and environmental degradation and need to be conserved to safeguard local livelihoods and investments in energy and hydropower, transport, water, and food security enhancing sectors.
Impact The Project's impact is sustainable, climate resilient forest ecosystems benefiting local livelihoods.
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome The Project's outcome will be sustainably-managed biodiversity corridors in Cambodia, Lao PDR and Vietnam.
Progress Toward Outcome

CAM: The progress on consultancy services contracts are:

i) Livelihood Improvement Strategy Development and Implementation was signed on 8 July 2016;

ii) Village Community Development Fund Technical Assistance and Training for Communities was signed on 18 February 2016 with the Cambodian Center for Study and Development in Agriculture (CEDAC); and

iii) The contract "Capacity Building Consultant for System of Rice Intensification and Drought-and Salinity Resident Crops" with the International Institute of Rural Reconstruction in joint venture with the Center for Study and Development in Agriculture amounting to $0. 912 million is expected to sign in early August 2017.

LAO: Overall physical progress is estimated at 71% against an elapsed time of 77%. Cumulative contract awards is $16.94 million (85%) and disbursements is $14.00 million (70%).

Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

Institutions and communities strengthened in biodiversity corridor management

Biodiversity corridors restored, ecosystem services protected, and maintaned

Livelihoods improved and small-scale infrastructure support provided in target communes

Project management and support services operationalized

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)

CAM:

" 3 mangrove nurseries operational

" 2 upland nurseries under MoE and 2 upland nurseries under FA are established and operational.

CAM:

- By June 2017, the MoE has achieved the enrichment planting by 590.8 ha and assisted natural regeneration (ANR) by 510 ha;

- By June 2017, the FA/MAFF has achieved enrichment planting by 571.44 ha and assisted natural regeneration (ANR) 241 ha;

- 653.5 ha of planted forest have been maintained by MOE;

- 13,080 villagers involved in patrolling and forest enhancement activities under MoE; 4,084 (31%) were women; and

- 2,207 local community people involved in patrolling and forest enhancement under FA; 611 were women (28%)

CAM:

- 32,769 ha have been approved as community forests (CFs) in both provinces of Koh Kong and Mondulkiri under FA

CAM:

- Approved boundaries with map for post placement: 9 CPAs completed

- Approved boundaries with maps for post placement: 14 community forest (CFs) fully completed the post installation.

No physical activities started.

CAM:

- Approved 9 CPA Prakas both in Koh Kong and Mondulkiri

- Approved 5 CPA management plans in Mondulkiri and 4 CPA management plans in Koh Kong drafted and consulted

- On-going processes on CF legalization for 2 CFs in Mondulkiri

CAM: 26 formal trainings of CPCUs and PPMUs officers; 1,150 trainees, of which 228 were women

CAM: formal trainings of CPA and CF community leaders; 676 trainees participated, of which 270 were women

CAM: 180 trainings of individuals or small groups in communities under MOE and FA provided; 7,327 trainees participated, 2,729 were women (37%)

CAM:

- CPA guidelines approved by the MOE Minister

- Subdecree on the Creation of Biodiversity Conservation Corridors within Protected Areas System issued by Prime Minister, including the Projects biodiversity conservation corridors

- 18,157 ha approved as community protected areas (CPAs) in Mondulkiri and Koh Kong under MoE (6,656 people (52% women) selected for implementation).

CAM: VDF saving groups established for all 37 project villages. By June 2017, 16 saving groups have been established for 17 villages in 9 community projected areas (CPAs), and 21 saving groups have been established in 21 villages in 14 community forestry (CFs).

9 CPAs established under MOE PIU are: 1. Boeung Ka Chhang, 2. Peam Krasaob, 3. Chi Khor Lue, 4. Andoung Teuk, 5. Ronus Khnheng, 6. Srae Thom Mleung, 7. Pou Tung PouHung Namhang, 8. Srae Y NamPhum; and 9. Chi Clab-Phnom.

14 CFs established under FA PIU are: 1. Ruessie Chhrum, 2. Ta Tayleu, 3. Thma Dunpov, 4. Samaki Prekchik, 5. O' Chong Nach, 6. O' Pong Rong, 7. O' Glao, 8. O' Khloeu, 9. Krong Ropuk D.A, 10. Dairotabkeskab Chong Long, 11. Trapeang Ka Em, 12. Pou Les, 13. Nglao Krach, and 14. Sre Preah

CAM: Training of Trainers for village development fund (VDF) training conducted both in Mondulkiri and Koh Kong with the total participation of 38 and 7 (18.42%) by females for both FA and MoE.

CAM: Small-scale infrastructure (SSI) sub-projects identified for all target villages.

CAM:

-The Services Provider for the village development fund (VDF) signed in 18 February 2016 and guidelines prepared. Nine (09) Village Saving Groups established and training to the communities on access to the funds conducted.

- Livelihood Improvement Strategy Development and Implementation (LISDI) strategy and action plan completed

CAM: Progress reports submitted so far:

- Quarter 4 of 2012

- Only annual report was submitted for 2013 due to change in team leader.

- Quarters 1, 2, and 3 of 2014

- Quarters 1, 2, 3, and 4 of 2015; and Quarters 1 and 2 of 2016 for FA and MOE, separately.

CPMU and PPMU staff were already established.

CAM:

- Project Implementation Units fully staffed & functional.

- Most consultants engaged under G0241 mobilized.

CAM: Two consultancy services contracts under G-0426 signed and one more contract is expected to sign in August 2017. Three individual consults (2 Junior Accountants and one Procurement Assistant) signed contract and mobilized during the first half of 2017.

Monitoring/evaluation specialist recruited in Lao to monitor project performance and establish a monitoring system.

LAO:

Output 1: Progress in achieving these indicators are on track. 3 biodiversity conservation corridor regulations were approved by provincial governors and 18 village regulations were approved by district governors. 65 regulations for remaining villages will be approved by 30 June 2018. Participatory land use maps were completed for 67 villages . 61 plots of communal land and 3621 household certificates awarded. 300km of community forest lands delineated and demarcated in 67 BCC villages.

Output 2: Progress is on track. Village patrol teams were formed, equipped and operational in 36 priority villages of 67 BCC villages were identifies. So far 352,940 ha of conservation and protection forest areas have been patrolled. Demarcation of the corridor boundaries in Attapeu (164 km), Champasak (118 km) and Sekong (136km) has been competed. Forest planted are reached 1,450 ha, and additional 2,500 ha were identified for assisted natural regeneration (ANR). Agreements with villagers for implementing ANR works are being arranged.

Output 3: The livelihood program was established in 67 villages involving 648 households. It is expected that livelihood activities will cover the remaining original project villages by November 2017. A total 66 small scale rural infrastructure subprojects were to be constructed. Of the final 66 sub-projects, construction of 28 are completed and 37 are in progress .

Output 4: Implementation arrangement for the project has been established and functioning. Operational guidelines/manuals circulated on biodiversity corridors management and best practices. Following the government decision in transferring forestry from Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment to MAF. As a result, DFRM has been merged with Department of Forestry, MAF.

Loan 2721-VIE:

Output 1

1a. Completed guidelines for establishment and management of provincial biodiversity corridors in February, 2017. VEA issued Official Document No. 1283/TCMT-BT DSH dated 18 May 2017 to circulate the final guidelines to PPMUs for application.

1b. Completed PLUPs and CIPs Section 1 for infrastructure in 35 communes. Revised results of PLUPs in QT and QN were re-approved in 2016 due to slow forest planting progress (nearly 2 years delayed) and local people had changed purposes in using their lands.

Finalized CIPs Part II (livelihoods activities) in 35 communes; 10 CIPs in TTH were approved by PPC in December 2016.

25 CIPs of QN and QT are underway of approval by local competent authorities.

1c. 17/39 CFM boards have been established in 17 villages (8 villages in TTH, 5 villages in QN, 4 villages in QT).

1d. To June 2017, 3 provinces completed forest planting for 2,341ha/6,000ha of target areas (772ha in QT, 1,144ha in TTH, 425ha in QN)

1e. On going (6.625 trainees) with 38,3% of trainees are female, 86% from ethnic minorities.

Output 2

2a. On going, not yet due.

QT completed and got approval for forest inventory results of 700ha in Chenh Venh village of Huong Hoa district; 918ha in Dakrong district were conducted forest inventory and underway of appraisal and approval by local authorities.

In QN, completed forest inventory for 3,343ha in 2 pilot villages with 60% of target areas (5,539ha). It's expected to complete this activity in QN by end of July 2017.

In TTH, this package is underway of proposing for rebid.

2b. Patrolling has been implemented since 2013. However, the objective and scope of this activitiy was changed since MTR in 2014. At the moment, it's expected to start patrolling activities in 2017.

Output 3

3a. Ongoing. As of 30 June 2017, 768 households (362 hhs in QN, 189 hhs in QT, 217 hhs in TTH) have been received cash and technical support to improve agricultural productivity and income from home gardens, agriculture/animal production.

3b. On going. To date, areas for forest-based livelihood plantations at 3 provinces are 1,050 hectares (295ha in QT, 550ha in TTH, 205ha in QN).

3c. Done. 35 CDFs have been disbursing with 92% in total. The recovery rate of CDF loan is 55.3%. TTH is evaluated to be the most effective in operating CDFs.

3d. On going. Currently, there are 69 SSI subprojects proposed in 3 provinces, of which, 15 subprojects are completed and handed over to communities for use (6 in Quang Nam, 8 in Quang Tri and 1 in TTH); 8 subprojects are under construction; 17 subprojects are under bidding; 29 subprojects are preparing procedures for bid. It's expected for completion of investment for remaining SSI subprojects by the end of 2017.

At the time of writing the report, PPMUs are proposing to replace and supplement some new subprojects. QN and QT have ADB's no-objection for the updated lists and TTH are waiting for ADB's and CPMU's endoresement due to late submission of proposal and changes a lot in number of subprojects.

3e. Complied with 45% of female members

Output 4

4a. Completed

4b. Completed

4c. Completed

4d. Completed in 2015

4e. On going. Complied with

4f. Completed. Project Performance and Monitoring System incorperated indicators of both BCC and BCC-GEF projects.

4g. On going. Complied with.

As reported by PMUs to 30 June, 2017, cumulative disbursement of the whole project was 39,7% (equivalent to USD 10,719,860).

Geographical Location Cambodia - Koh Kong, Mondol Kiri; Lao People's Democratic Republic - Attapu, Champasak, Sekong; Viet Nam - Tinh Quang Nam, Tinh Quang Tri, Tinh Thua Thien-Hue
Safeguard Categories
Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement B
Indigenous Peoples B
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

In Cambodia and Lao PDR, the Project requires the services of grant implementation consultants (GIC). GIC teams for Cambodia and Lao PDR have been recruited through firm by the Central Project Coordination Units, and the National Project Management Office, respectively, using Quality and Cost Based Selection using a ratio of 80:20 in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2010, as amended from time to time). Infrastructure design consultants have been recruited in Lao PDR using consultants qualification selection (CQS) method.

A package for livelihood strategy development and implementation has been procured for Cambodia, using Quality -Based Selection method.

In Viet Nam, the Project requires the services of loan implementation consultants (LIC). The LIC have been recruited by the Central Project Management Unit (CPMU) through firm using Quality and Cost Based Selection using a ratio of 80:20 in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2010, as amended from time to time). Infrastructure design consultants has been recruited for three project provinces using CQS method.

Infrastructure design and supervision consultants has been recruited for three project provinces using CQS method.

The PIUs in Cambodia, NPMO in Lao PDR and CPMU in Viet Nam CPCU have recruited and will continue to recruit individual consultants, using Individual Consultants Selection (ICS) method.

Procurement All procurement of goods and works to be financed under the ADB loan and grants will be undertaken in accordance with ADB's Procurement Guidelines (2013, as amended from time to time). Civil work packages will comprise a number of small works scattered in remote areas of the project provinces, and are not likely to attract international bidders. For LAO and CAM, packages for works valued at less than $3 million but more than $100,000 or equivalent shall be procured following NCB procedures. For works below $100,000 equivalent, shopping procedures will apply. For VIE, packages for works valued at less than $10 million but more than $100,000 or equivalent shall be procured following NCB procedures. For works below $100,000 or equivalent, shopping procedures will apply. For LAO and CAM, packages for goods costing less than $1.0 million or equivalent but more than $100,000 shall be procured under NCB procedures. For VIE, packages for goods costing less than $2.0 million or equivalent but more than $100,000 shall be procured under NCB procedures. Smaller packages for goods valued at less than $10,000 may be procured using direct contracting procedures. Please refer to the respective Procurement Plans for other applicable methods and thresholds.
Responsible ADB Officer khuc, huong thi lan
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Viet Nam Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry & Fisheries
# 40 Norodom Blvd.
Phnom Penh
Cambodia
Ministry of Environment
No. 48, Samdach Preah Sihanouk,
Tonle Bassac, Chamkarmon,
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment
Department of Water Resources Management
68 Bui Thi Xuan Str., Hai Ba Trung
District, Hanoi, Viet Nam
Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment
Nahai Diew Road, Chanthabury District,
Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR
Timetable
Concept Clearance 15 Sep 2010
Fact Finding 20 Sep 2010 to 30 Sep 2010
MRM 20 Oct 2010
Approval 10 Dec 2010
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 28 Sep 2010
Last PDS Update 26 Sep 2017

Grant 0241-REG

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
10 Dec 2010 27 Jan 2011 23 Mar 2011 30 Sep 2019 - -
Financing Plan Grant Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 19.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 19.00 10 Dec 2010 13.92 0.00 73%
Counterpart 0.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 10 Dec 2010 10.66 0.00 56%

Grant 0242-REG

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
10 Dec 2010 14 Feb 2011 11 Apr 2011 30 Sep 2019 - -
Financing Plan Grant Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 24.07 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 20.00 10 Dec 2010 17.46 0.00 87%
Counterpart 4.07 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 10 Dec 2010 16.99 0.00 85%

Grant 0426-REG

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
13 Mar 2015 27 Apr 2015 03 Aug 2015 30 Sep 2019 - -
Financing Plan Grant Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 7.40 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 0.00 13 Mar 2015 0.00 2.81 38%
Counterpart 0.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 7.40 13 Mar 2015 0.00 1.19 16%

Loan 2721-REG

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
10 Dec 2010 05 May 2011 09 Aug 2011 30 Sep 2019 - -
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 30.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 30.00 10 Dec 2010 17.97 0.00 66%
Counterpart 0.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 10 Dec 2010 16.46 0.00 61%

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Title Document Type Document Date
Greater Mekong Subregion Biodiversity Conservation Corridors Project: Thua Thien Hue Audited Project Financial Statements (January-December 2016) Audited Project Financial Statements Oct 2017
Greater Mekong Subregion Biodiversity Conservation Corridors Project: Quang Nam Audited Project Financial Statements (January-December 2016) Audited Project Financial Statements Oct 2017
Greater Mekong Subregion Biodiversity Conservation Corridors Project (Viet Nam): Audited Project Financial Statements (January-December 2016) Audited Project Financial Statements Oct 2017
40253-023 Greater Mekong Subregion Biodiversity Conservation Corridors Project: Quang Tri Audited Project Financial Statements (January-December 2016) Audited Project Financial Statements Oct 2017
LAO - GMS Biodiversity Conservation Corridors Project - Additional Financing: Procurement Plan Procurement Plans Sep 2017
Greater Mekong Subregion Biodiversity Conservation Corridors Project (Viet Nam): Procurement Plan Procurement Plans Jun 2017
Greater Mekong Subregion Biodiversity Conservation Corridors Project (Cambodia) Procurement Plans Jan 2017
Grant Agreement (ADB Strategic Climate Fund) for Grant 0488-LAO: Greater Mekong Subregion Biodiversity Conservation Corridors Project - Additional Financing Grant Agreement Oct 2016
LAO - GMS Biodiversity Conservation Corridors Project: Additional Financing Grant Change in Scope, Amount, and Implementation Arrangements Jul 2016
Greater Mekong Subregion Biodiversity Conservation Corridors Project - Additional Financing (Cambodia): Procurement Plan Procurement Plans Jan 2016
Grant Agreement (Externally Financed by Global Environment Facility) for Greater Mekong Subregion Biodiversity Conservation Corridors Project - Additional Financing (Viet Nam Component) Grant Agreement Sep 2015
Grant Agreement for Greater Mekong Subregion Biodiversity Conservation Corridors Project - Additional Financing (Cambodia Component) Grant Agreement Apr 2015
Greater Mekong Subregion Biodiversity Conservation Corridors Project - Cambodia: Additional Financing Grant Change in Scope, Amount, and Implementation Arrangements Feb 2015
Greater Mekong Subregion Biodiversity Conservation Corridors Project (Lao People's Democratic Republic) Procurement Plans Jul 2013
Loan Agreement for Greater Mekong Subregion Biodiversity Conservation Corridors Project between Socialist Republic of Viet Nam and Asian Development Bank dated 5 May 2011 Loan Agreement (Special Operations) May 2011
Grant Agreement for Greater Mekong Subregion Biodiversity Conservation Corridors Project between Lao People's Democratic Republic and Asian Development Bank dated 14 February 2011 Grant Agreement Feb 2011
Grant Agreement for Greater Mekong Subregion Biodiversity Conservation Corridors Project between Kingdom of Cambodia and Asian Development Bank dated 27 January 2011 Grant Agreement Jan 2011
Greater Mekong Subregion Biodiversity Conservation Corridors Project Gender Action Plans Nov 2010
Greater Mekong Subregion Biodiversity Conservation Corridors Project Reports and Recommendations of the President Nov 2010
Greater Mekong Subregion Biodiversity Conservation Corridors Project Summary Poverty Reduction and Social Strategies Nov 2010
Greater Mekong Subregion Biodiversity Conservation Corridors Project (Viet Nam Component) Project/Program Administration Manual Nov 2010
Greater Mekong Subregion Biodiversity Conservation Corridors Project (Lao PDR Component) Project/Program Administration Manual Nov 2010
Greater Mekong Subregion Biodiversity Conservation Corridors Project (Cambodia Component) Project/Program Administration Manual Nov 2010
Cambodia, Lao PDR, Viet Nam: GMS Biodiversity Conservation Corridor Project Initial Poverty and Social Analysis Sep 2009

Safeguard Documents See also: Safeguards

Safeguard documents provided at the time of project/facility approval may also be found in the list of linked documents provided with the Report and Recommendation of the President.

Title Document Type Document Date
Greater Mekong Subregion Biodiversity Conservation Corridors Project (Additional Financing) - Viet Nam: Environmental Monitoring Report (January-June 2017) Environmental Monitoring Reports Sep 2017
Greater Mekong Subregion Biodiversity Conservation Corridors Project (Viet Nam): Thua Thien Hue Semi-annual Social Monitoring Report Social Monitoring Reports Jul 2017
Greater Mekong Subregion Biodiversity Conservation Corridors Project (Viet Nam): Quang Tri Semi-annual Social Monitoring Report Social Monitoring Reports Jul 2017
Greater Mekong Subregion Biodiversity Conservation Corridors Project (Viet Nam): Quang Nam Semi-annual Social Monitoring Report Social Monitoring Reports Jul 2017
GMS Biodiversity Conservation Corridors Project - Viet Nam, Phase 2: Quang Tri Province Resettlement Due Diligence Report Safeguards Due Diligence Reports Dec 2016
GMS Biodiversity Conservation Corridors Project - Viet Nam, Phase 2: Quang Tri Province Ethnic Minority Development Plan Indigenous Peoples Plans/Indigenous Peoples Development Plans Dec 2016
GMS Biodiversity Conservation Corridors Project - Viet Nam, Phase 2: Quang Nam Province Resettlement Due Diligence Report Safeguards Due Diligence Reports Aug 2016
GMS Biodiversity Conservation Corridors Project - Viet Nam, Phase 2: Quang Nam Province Ethnic Minority Development Plan Indigenous Peoples Plans/Indigenous Peoples Development Plans Aug 2016
GMS Biodiversity Conservation Corridors Project (Viet Nam), Phase 2: A Banh 2 Road (Quang Nam Province) Subproject Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Jul 2016
GMS Biodiversity Conservation Corridors Project (Viet Nam), Phase 2: Pa Hy Village Paths (Thua Thien-Hue Province) Subproject Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Jul 2016
GMS Biodiversity Conservation Corridors Project (Lao PDR): Ban Tangtalang Sanitation Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Jul 2016
GMS Biodiversity Conservation Corridors Project (Viet Nam), Phase 2: Dak Ngon Road (Quang Nam Province) Subproject Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Jul 2016
GMS Biodiversity Conservation Corridors Project - Viet Nam, Phase 2: Concrete Road in Bhlo 1 Village Ethnic Minority Development Plan Indigenous Peoples Plans/Indigenous Peoples Development Plans Jun 2016
GMS Biodiversity Conservation Corridors Project - Viet Nam, Phase 2: Thua Thien Hue Province Resettlement Due Diligence Report Safeguards Due Diligence Reports Jun 2016
GMS Biodiversity Conservation Corridors Project - Viet Nam, Phase 2: Thua Thien Hue Province Ethnic Minority Development Plan Indigenous Peoples Plans/Indigenous Peoples Development Plans Jun 2016
GMS Biodiversity Conservation Corridors Project (Viet Nam), Phase 2: Nguon Rao-Pin Road (Quang Tri Province) Subproject Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Jun 2016
GMS Biodiversity Conservation Corridors Project (Viet Nam), Phase 2: Huc Nghi-La To Road (Quang Tri Province) Subproject Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Jun 2016
GMS Biodiversity Conservation Corridors Project - Viet Nam, Phase 2: Concrete A Tau Canal in A Min Village Resettlement Due Diligence Report Safeguards Due Diligence Reports Jun 2016
GMS Biodiversity Conservation Corridors Project - Viet Nam, Phase 2: Concrete A Tau Canal in A Min Village Ethnic Minority Development Plan Indigenous Peoples Plans/Indigenous Peoples Development Plans Jun 2016
GMS Biodiversity Conservation Corridors Project (Lao PDR): Ban Thongpha Irrigation Improvements Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Mar 2016
LAO - GMS Biodiversity Conservation Corridors Project (Additional Financing): Environmental Assessment and Review Framework Environmental Assessment and Review Framework Mar 2016
LAO - GMS Biodiversity Conservation Corridors Project (Additional Financing): Ethnic Groups Development Framework Indigenous Peoples Planning Frameworks/Indigenous Peoples Development Frameworks Mar 2016
LAO - GMS Biodiversity Conservation Corridors Project (Additional Financing): Resettlement Framework Resettlement Frameworks Mar 2016
GMS Biodiversity Conservation Corridors Project (Lao PDR): Ban Phalai Ford Rehabilitation Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Jan 2016
GMS Biodiversity Conservation Corridors Project (Lao PDR): Ban Thongxay Primary School Building Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Jan 2016
GMS Biodiversity Conservation Corridors Project (Lao PDR): Ban Kietngong Internal Village Roads Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Jan 2016
GMS Biodiversity Conservation Corridors Project (Lao PDR): Ban Panone Water Supply Systems and Sanitation Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Jan 2016
Greater Mekong Subregion Biodiversity Conservation Corridors Project (Additional Financing) - Viet Nam: Ethnic Minorities Development Framework Indigenous Peoples Planning Frameworks/Indigenous Peoples Development Frameworks Jun 2015
GMS Biodiversity Conservation Corridors Project - Viet Nam, Phase 2: Concrete Road in Bhlo 1 Village Resettlement Due Diligence Report Safeguards Due Diligence Reports Jun 2015
Greater Mekong Subregion Biodiversity Conservation Corridors Project (Additional Financing) - Viet Nam: Environmental Assessment and Review Framework Environmental Assessment and Review Framework Jun 2015
GMS Biodiversity Conservation Corridors Project (Lao PDR): Ethnic Group Development Plan Indigenous Peoples Plans/Indigenous Peoples Development Plans May 2015
Greater Mekong Subregion Biodiversity Conservation Corridors Project (Additional Financing) - Cambodia: Environmental Assessment and Review Framework (February 2015) Environmental Assessment and Review Framework Feb 2015
Greater Mekong Subregion Biodiversity Conservation Corridors Project (Additional Financing) - Cambodia: Resettlement Framework (February 2015) Resettlement Frameworks Feb 2015
Greater Mekong Subregion Biodiversity Conservation Corridors Project (Additional Financing) - Cambodia: Indigenous Peoples Development Framework (February 2015) Indigenous Peoples Planning Frameworks/Indigenous Peoples Development Frameworks Feb 2015
Greater Mekong Subregion Biodiversity Conservation Corridors Project - Additional Financing Resettlement Frameworks May 2014
Greater Mekong Subregion Biodiversity Conservation Corridors Project - Additional Financing Indigenous Peoples Planning Frameworks/Indigenous Peoples Development Frameworks Apr 2014
CAM: Greater Mekong Subregion Biodiversity Conservation Corridors Project - Additional Cofinancing Environmental Assessment and Review Framework Mar 2014
Greater Mekong Subregion Biodiversity Conservation Corridors Project: Summary of the Resettlement Framework Resettlement Frameworks Nov 2010
Greater Mekong Subregion Biodiversity Conservation Corridors Project: Summary of the Indigenous Peoples Development Framework Indigenous Peoples Planning Frameworks/Indigenous Peoples Development Frameworks Nov 2010
Greater Mekong Subregion Biodiversity Conservation Corridors Project: Resettlement Framework: Cambodia Resettlement Frameworks Oct 2010
Greater Mekong Subregion Biodiversity Conservation Corridors Project: Resettlement Framework: Lao PDR Resettlement Frameworks Oct 2010
Greater Mekong Subregion Biodiversity Conservation Corridors Project: Resettlement Framework: Viet Nam Resettlement Frameworks Oct 2010
Greater Mekong Subregion Biodiversity Conservation Corridors Project: Environmental Assessment and Review Framework - Viet Nam Environmental Assessment and Review Framework Sep 2010
Greater Mekong Subregion Biodiversity Conservation Corridors Project: Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Sep 2010
Greater Mekong Subregion Biodiversity Conservation Corridors Project: Environmental Assessment and Review Framework - Lao PDR Environmental Assessment and Review Framework Sep 2010
Greater Mekong Subregion Biodiversity Conservation Corridors Project: Environmental Assessment and Review Framework - Cambodia Environmental Assessment and Review Framework Sep 2010

Evaluation Documents See also: Independent Evaluation

None currently available.

Related Publications

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Tenders

Tender Title Type Status Posting Date Deadline
MoE PIU Provincial Coordinator to be based in Mondulkiri Province Individual - Consulting Active 07 Nov 2017 16 Nov 2017
2 National Consultants for State Land Registration (SLR) Individual - Consulting Active 26 Sep 2017 05 Oct 2017
L2721 VIE (SF): Greater Mekong Subregion Biodiversity Conservation Corridors Project (Cambodia, Lao People's Democratic Republic, and Viet Nam) [D7T4.NCB] Invitation for Bids Active 03 Aug 2017 31 Aug 2017
National consultant to develop guidelines for biodiversity corridors management Individual - Consulting Closed 11 Jul 2017 17 Jul 2017

Contracts Awarded

Contract Title Approval Number Contract Date Contractor Contractor Address Executing Agency Contract Description Total Contract Amount (US$) Contract Amount Financed by ADB (US$)
Seedling, Fertilizer, Labors, A Luoi, Thua Thien Hue - Received 23 Feb 2017 Loan 2721 02 Mar 2017 Various Various Viet Nam Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment Others 627682.36 627682.36
Labor Contract, Seedling, Fertilisers, Design Consultant, Nam Giang, Tay Giang, Quang Nam Loan 2721 13 Feb 2017 Various Various Viet Nam Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment Others 391898.57 389886.627
Labors, Agri Inputs, Fertilizers, Seedings, Nam Do Ng, Hue Loan 2721 13 Feb 2017 Various Various Viet Nam Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment Others 195074.86 194073.379
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