Project Name Provincial Roads Improvement
Project Number 31367-012
Country Viet Nam
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 3455-VIE: Provincial Roads Improvement
Japan Special Fund US$ 1.00 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Partnerships
Sector / Subsector

Transport - Road transport (non-urban)

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description The overall goal of the technical assistance is to help the Government prepare a provincial roads project that will contribute to the poverty alleviation programs in 29 provinces in the northern part of the country. The main objective of the TA is to help prepare a project to improve the existing provincial road network in selected provinces that are economically feasible, technically sound, cost effective, and environmentally and socially responsible. The TA will also evaluate the capabilities and capacity of the Provincial Departments of Transport to undertake the road improvement projects.
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

Safeguard Categories

Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples

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 About 19 person-months of international and about 240 person-months of domestic consultant input will be required. Expertise required would include project management, transport economics, road engineering, and environment and social analysis.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Lynch, James Patrick
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, SERD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Transport and Communications
Dr. Nguyen Tien Trong, Chief, Project Department
Project Management Unit - My Thuan 127 B Dinh Tien Hoang St. Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam


Concept Clearance 02 Nov 1998
Fact Finding 04 Jun 1999 to 17 Jun 1999
Approval 14 Jun 2000
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 09 Feb 2007

TA 3455-VIE

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
14 Jun 2000 25 Sep 2000 25 Sep 2000 - 31 Dec 2002 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
1,000,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,000,000.00 14 Jun 2000 980,289.00

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