The TA will help the Government prepare a detailed rural infrastructure sector investment proposal, including a prefeasibility study for the whole project and detailed feasibility studies for three or four sample subprojects, in order to contribute to the country's equitable economic growth and reduction of rural poverty through improving basic rural infrastructure within the six project provinces (Ha Tinh, Nghe An, Quang Binh, Quang Nam, Quang Tri, and Thanh Hoa).
|Project Name||Rural Infrastructure and Sustainable Livelihood Improvement in Central Region|
|Project Type / Modality of Assistance||Technical Assistance
|Source of Funding / Amount||
|Strategic Agendas||Inclusive economic growth
|Drivers of Change||Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
|Sector / Subsector||
Agriculture, natural resources and rural development / Agricultural policy, institutional and capacity development
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming||Effective gender mainstreaming|
|Description||The TA will help the Government prepare a detailed rural infrastructure sector investment proposal, including a prefeasibility study for the whole project and detailed feasibility studies for three or four sample subprojects, in order to contribute to the country's equitable economic growth and reduction of rural poverty through improving basic rural infrastructure within the six project provinces (Ha Tinh, Nghe An, Quang Binh, Quang Nam, Quang Tri, and Thanh Hoa).|
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy|
|Description of Outcome|
|Progress Toward Outcome|
|Description of Project Outputs|
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)|
|Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects|
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|During Project Design|
|During Project Implementation|
A total of 54.5 person-months of consulting services will be engaged through an international firm in association with local firms. The consulting team will be led by the international rural infrastructure development planner (team leader), who will supervise all the technical assistance (TA) consultants, including individual consultants (8 person-months) and the consultants to be hired by the Royal Danish Embassy in Hanoi (Danish International Development Assistance, or Danida), and be responsible for the delivery of their outputs with the domestic regional development planner (deputy team leader). The team leader will lead the consultant team in (i) conducting the sector analysis and identifying relevant constraints and investment opportunities to address the identified issues, and (ii) formulating a rural infrastructure sector project. Prior to fielding the main group of consultants, the team leader and the deputy team leader will (i) assess the lessons from similar rural infrastructure development interventions in Viet Nam and other countries; (ii) prepare a detailed work plan; and (iii) collect required secondary information and prepare sector assessment framework.
Consultants to be Recruited through a Firm:
1. Rural Infrastructure Development Planning Aspect (7 pm international, 7 pm domestic);
2. Institutional and Human Development Aspect (1 pm international, 5 pm domestic);
3. Rural Infrastructure Engineering Aspect (9 pm domestic);
4. Social Development and Community Participation Aspect (3.5 pm international, 8 pm domestic);
5. Economic and Financial Aspect (2.5 pm international, 7 pm domestic); and
6. Environmental Aspect ( 1.5 pm international, 3 pm domestic).
1. Rural Infrastructure Engineer (4 pm international); and
2. Resettlement Specialist (1 pm international, 3 pm domestic).
|Responsible ADB Officer||Tayyab, Ahsan|
|Responsible ADB Department||Southeast Asia Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, SERD|
Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development
Mr. Le Van Minh, Director General, ICD
Room 305 Building A15 10 Nugen Cong Hoan Street Ba Dinh District, Hanoi, Vietnam
|Concept Clearance||10 Mar 2003|
|Fact Finding||04 Mar 2004 to 12 Mar 2004|
|Approval||19 Nov 2004|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|Last PDS Update||22 Jul 2009|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|19 Nov 2004||25 Mar 2005||25 Mar 2005||31 Dec 2005||31 Mar 2007||-|
|Financing Plan/TA Utilization||Cumulative Disbursements|
|800,000.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||800,000.00||19 Nov 2004||789,118.00|
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|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|Preparing the Rural Infrastructure for Sustainable Livelihood (JSF)||Technical Assistance Reports||Dec 2004|
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