Viet Nam: Secondary Cities Development Program (Green Cities)

Sovereign Project | 47274-001 Status: Active


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Project Name Secondary Cities Development Program (Green Cities)
Project Number 47274-001
Country Viet Nam
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 8671-VIE: Secondary Cities Development Program (Green Cities)
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 800,000.00
Multi-Donor Trust Fund under the Water Financing Partnership Facility US$ 300,000.00
Urban Climate Change Resilience Trust Fund under the Urban Financing Partnership Facility US$ 1.00 million
TA: Secondary Cities Development Program (Green Cities) (Supplementary)
Global Environment Facility US$ 136,986.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Water and other urban infrastructure and services - Other urban services - Urban flood protection - Urban policy, institutional and capacity development - Urban sewerage - Urban solid waste management

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Effective gender mainstreaming
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

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design

The project will finance subprojects that respond to stakeholder priorities to improve environmental quality, strengthen disaster risk management, climate resilience, and urban infrastructure to enable competitiveness. Community awareness and competencies will be improved for integrated urban development, environment planning, disaster risk management, and climate resilience.

The project will benefit the city population, however directly affected people will be known once the sub-projects are identified. The PPTA terms of reference emphasizes public consultations which are mandatory to identifying and consulting all stakeholders which will determine the mitigating action plans for the affected people. This will be jointly conducted to comply with safeguards requirements. Participatory stakeholder analysis will be conducted in each city with the project beneficiaries (the residents of these 3 towns), and established civil society organizations with strong community connections included as stakeholders.

During Project Implementation

Project and loan processing with the 3 cities and central Government Agencies:

- Loan Fact Finding April 2016

- MRM: May 2016

- Loan Negotiation: August 2016

- Loan Approval: September 2016

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services A team of consultants will be engaged through firms. The PPTA will require nine positions and 40 person-months (pm) of international, and 12 positions and 80 pm of national consulting services. ADB will select and engage consultants in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on Use of Consultants (2013, as amended from time to time). The quality- and cost-based selection method with quality-cost ratio of 80:20, using full technical proposal procedures, will be followed. National individual consultants will be additionally engaged after submission of the draft final report, to support start-up activities of the ensuing loan project based on the need using the contingencies.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Hubert Jenny
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Urban Development and Water Division, SERD
Executing Agencies
Provincial People's Committee of Ha Giang
Ha Giang Province, Socialist Republic of Viet Nam
Provincial People's Committee Vinh Phuc
No.38-40, Nguyen Trai Road Dong Da Ward,
Vinh Yen Town, Vinh Phuc Province,
Socialist Republic of Viet Nam
Provincial People's Committee-Thua ThienHueProvinc
14 Le Loi Street, Hue City, Thua Thien


Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 31 Mar 2016

TA 8671-VIE

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
27 Jun 2014 15 Jan 2015 15 Jan 2015 30 Sep 2015 16 Sep 2016 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
800,000.00 1,300,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 2,100,000.00 27 Jun 2014 1,447,757.71

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