41461-013: Sustainable Rural Infrastructure Development Project in Northern Mountain Provinces

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

The project will rehabilitate and upgrade deteriorated but critical rural infrastructure in 15 mountainous provinces of northern Viet Nam. These provinces have a combined population of 12.2 million people and are among the poorest in the country. Overall poverty rates average about 27%, but are considerably higher in more isolated areas, where poverty levels may be 50%-60%. One of the main reasons for these high levels of poverty is limited access to productive assets and infrastructure (such as... Read More

Country Viet Nam
Project Number 41461-013
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers Loan No. 2682
Loan No. 2683
Approval Date 22 Oct 2010
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 108,000
Geographical Location 15 northern provinces are: Bac Giang, Bac Kan, Cao Bang, Dien Bien, Ha Giang, Hoa Binh, Lai Chau, Lang Son, Lao Cai, Phu Tho, Son La, Thai Nguyen, Tuyen Quang, Vinh Phuc, and Yen Bai
Sector / Subsector Classification Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
/ Agriculture and Rural Sector Development
Gender Mainstreaming Categories Effective gender mainstreaming
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: B
Indigenous People: B

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Responsible ADB Officer
Ho Le Phong
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Responsible ADB Department
Southeast Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Viet Nam Resident Mission

Executing Agencies
Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development
Tran Van Lam

Last PDS Update
12 Feb 2014

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