41433-013: Transport Connections in Northern Mountainous Provinces Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Under the project, about 304 kilometers (km) of provincial roads in six northern mountainous provinces of Viet Nam will be rehabilitated. These provinces have high rates of poverty and large ethnic minority populations. The road network consists predominantly of mountainous, unpaved, narrow roads, and many sections are impassable during the rainy season. Project roads have been selected through project preparatory technical assistance (TA) based on social and economic indicators to maximize d... Read More

Country Viet Nam
Project Number 41433-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Loan No. 2789
Approval Date 30 Sep 2011
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 80,000
Geographical Location Viet Nam
Sector Transport
Subsector Road transport (non-urban)
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Governance and capacity development (GCD)
Partnerships (PAR)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 2: Effective gender mainstreaming (EGM)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: B
Indigenous People: A

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Le Dinh Thang
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Responsible ADB Department
Southeast Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Viet Nam Resident Mission

Executing Agencies
Transport Department of Tuyen Quang

Transport Department of Ha Giang

Transport Department of Yen Bai

Transport Department of Bac Kan

Transport Department of Lao Cai

Transport Department of Cao Bang

PDS Creation Date
30 Mar 2010

Last PDS Update
11 Sep 2014