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Viet Nam: Quality and Safety Enhancement of Agricultural Products and Biogas Development Project

Evaluation Document | 27 December 2019

The project was designed to (i) create effective regulatory institutions to manage agro-products safety and quality standards; (ii) promote the development of agro-production, processing, and marketing to ensure food quality and safety; and (iii) support biogas development to supply clean energy to households and manage livestock waste pollution. Its component 2 required to develop safe agricultural zones with agricultural lands free from excessive microbiological, chemical, and heavy metal pollution and contamination, and that met Viet Nam’s standard for irrigation water and soil. The project was implemented in 16 provinces that produced fruits, vegetables, tea, and livestock.

This report validates the completion report's assessment of the project. IED overall assessment: Less than successful.