Viet Nam: Comprehensive Socioeconomic Urban Development Project - Viet Tri, Hung Yen and Dong Dang

Sovereign Project | 41462-012

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Project Name Comprehensive Socioeconomic Urban Development Project - Viet Tri, Hung Yen and Dong Dang
Project Number 41462-012
Country Viet Nam
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7516-VIE: Comprehensive Socioeconomic Urban Development Project - Viet Tri, Hung Yen and Dong Dang
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 1.20 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change
Sector / Subsector Water and other urban infrastructure and services - Urban policy, institutional and capacity development
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Description TBD
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy The PPTA is in line with the Viet Nam's Socio-Economic Development Plan 2006-2010 which envisions Viet Nam to become an industrialized country by 2020. In the Orientation Master Plan for Urban Development to 2020, the Government aims to develop model cities and divert rural migration away from the large cities through the development of secondary cities and strengthening of rural-urban linkages. The proposed Project will address the GMS strategy to transform transport corridors into full-fledged economic corridors as identified in ADB's Regional Cooperation Strategy and Program for GMS (2009-2011) and confirmed during the 15th Ministerial Meeting of the GMS Economic Cooperation Program and the GMS Development Dialogue. ADB's Country Strategy and Program (CSP) for Viet Nam 2007?2010 emphasizes the need to target infrastructure investments in small and medium-sized cities, particularly those along the GMS economic corridors. The Assessment, Strategy and Roadmap (ASR) for the urban development sector in Viet Nam that is expected to be completed by June 2010 will accord a priority on the integrated urban development approach in corridor towns.
Impact To develop Viet Tri, Hung Yen, and Dong Dang to complement Hanoi as northern Viet Nam's economic centers and to contribute to the transformation of the NSEC from transport corridor to full-fledged economic corridor.
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome The outcome of the project will be improved urban infrastructure and municipal services in the project cities through investing in urban infrastructure construction and upgrading, and strengthening local government's urban management capacities.
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs The project will comprise five components: (i) urban roads and drainages, (ii) water supply and sanitation, (iii) solid waste management, (iv) border gate facilities, and (v) institutional capacity building.
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Viet Tri (Phu Tho Province), Hung Yen (Hung Yen Province) and Dong Dang (Lang Son Province)
Safeguard Categories
Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement B
Indigenous Peoples C
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 All consultants will be engaged through a firm. The TA will require 9 positions and 26 personmonths of international consulting services and 12 positions and 48 pm of national consulting services.
Responsible ADB Officer Michael E. White
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Urban Development and Water Division, SERD
Executing Agencies
Provincial People's Committee of Phu Tho1166 Hung Vuong
Tien Cat Ward, Viet Tri
Viet Nam
Provincial People's Committee of Lang Son2 Hong Vuong Road
Chi Lang Ward, Lang Son City
Viet Nam
Provincial People's Committee of Hung Yen10 CHua Chuong, Hung Yen City
Hung Yen Province
Viet Nam
Timetable
Concept Clearance 19 Feb 2010
Fact Finding 27 Jan 2010 to 02 Feb 2010
MRM -
Approval 12 Apr 2010
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 22 Jan 2010
Last PDS Update 10 Mar 2011

TA 7516-VIE

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
12 Apr 2010 10 Aug 2010 10 Aug 2010 31 Aug 2011 30 Jun 2013 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
1,200,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 300,000.00 1,500,000.00 12 Apr 2010 1,086,485.91

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