41444-013: VIE: Second Northern GMS Transport Network Improvement

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

The GMS Northeastern Corridor (stretching from Thanh Hoa in northern Viet Nam through northern Lao PDR to Bangkok) is one of the corridors identified in the transport sector strategy study and links northeastern Lao PDR with northern Viet Nam and its seaports. Many of the corridor roads between Thanh Hoa and Bangkok are in good condition. Others are now being improved, including a 367-kilometer (km) stretch of Route 4 in the Lao PDR from the Louangphrabang area to the Lao PDR Thailand border ... Read More

Country Viet Nam
Project Number 41444-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Loan No. 2703
Approval Date 25 Nov 2010
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 75,000
Sector Transport
Subsector Road transport (non-urban)
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Regional integration (RCI)
Drivers of Change Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 2: Effective gender mainstreaming (EGM)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: A
Indigenous People: B

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Rustam Ishenaliev
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Responsible ADB Department
Southeast Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Transport and Communications Division, SERD

Executing Agencies
Ministry of Transport

PDS Creation Date
14 Oct 2009

Last PDS Update
11 Sep 2014

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