Viet Nam: Higher Education Sector Development Project

Sovereign Project | 42079-012 Status: Closed


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Project Name Higher Education Sector Development Project
Project Number 42079-012
Country Viet Nam
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7105-VIE: Higher Education Sector Development Project
Japan Special Fund US$ 1.00 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Education - Tertiary

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Ha Noi and Da Nang

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 A team of 11 international consultants totaling 33 person-months and 15 national consultants totaling 64 person-months will provide the following expertise: (i) university governance, financing, and quality assurance; (ii) university campus development; (iii) curriculum development and academic design; (iv) facilities and laboratory design; (v) economic and financial analysis and management, and project costing; (vi) project planning and management; (vii) civil works (architect and engineer); (viii) procurement; (ix) gender analysis; (x) resettlement; (xi) environmental assessment; and (xii) monitoring and evaluation. ADB will select and engage consultants through a firm, in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2007, as amended from time to time). Simplified technical proposal and the quality and cost-based selection method will be used. An additional 2 months of individual international consulting services will remain unallocated.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Yasushi Hirosato
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Human and Social Development Division, SERD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Education and Training
Mr. Pham Vu Luan
Ministry of Education and Training 49 Dai Co Viet Street Hanoi, Viet Nam


Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding 02 Apr 2008 to 11 Apr 2008
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 21 Jul 2008
Last PDS Update 12 Oct 2010

TA 7105-VIE

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
28 Jul 2008 16 Dec 2008 16 Dec 2008 30 Jun 2009 29 Jun 2010 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
1,000,000.00 0.00 200,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,200,000.00 28 Jul 2008 989,412.84

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