|Project Name||Developing Benefit Sharing Mechanisms for People Adversely Affected by Power Generation Projects|
|Project Type / Modality of Assistance||Technical Assistance
|Source of Funding / Amount||
|Strategic Agendas||Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
|Drivers of Change||Knowledge solutions
|Sector / Subsector||
Energy - Energy efficiency and conservation
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming|
|Description||The TA will assist the Government of Viet Nam in developing a national policy framework for a benefit sharing mechansim for power generation projects. The purpose of the TA is to prepare guidelines on benefit sharing mechanisms of power generation projects in Viet Nam.|
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy||Electricity demand in Viet Nam has grown at a rate of 15% over the last five years and will continue to grow by 15% till 2010 and, thereafter, at 12% per annum till 2015. The Electricity of Viet Nam (EVN) need to add generation capacity and transmission networks in the next decade in order to meet the country?s growing demand. The installed capacity is currently about 10,871 mega watts (MW), of which 46% is generated from hydropower and the remainder from fossil fuels (gas, coal and oil). The power sector master plan of EVN for 2000-2010 emphasizes the importance of developing hydropower along with other generation technologies. This is mainly due to abundant water sources in the country and hydroelectricity is cheaper per kWh than electricity generated from fossil fuels. The availability of electricity at lower prices (about $0.05/kWh) to consumers has spurred economic growth in the last decade (average 7.5% per annum) and significantly reduced the overall poverty from around 58% in 1993 to 29% in 2002. The Government?s target is to reduce this poverty further to 15% in 2010. However, in some provinces, such as in Lai Chau and Son La and in Central highlands, where some large hydropower projects are located, the poverty rate is significantly higher than the national average. About 50% of ethnic minorities (about 13% of the country total population) who are mostly inhabitants of the mountainous areas still live under the poverty line. Their livelihood is land-based and when these vulnerable population groups are adversely affected by power development projects, the depth of impact and the required assistance for long term livelihood restoration are significant.|
|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|
|Consulting Services||The TA implementation will require a total of nine person-months of consulting services comprising of six person-months of a domestic consultant and three person-months of an international consultant. The consultants will be hired on an individual basis according to ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants to provide the following expertise: (i) financial management and economist; and (ii) public financial management specialist.|
|Responsible ADB Officer||Kausar, Rehan|
|Responsible ADB Department||Southeast Asia Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||Energy Division, SERD|
Ministry of Industry and Trade
Mr. Pham Minh Thang
54 Hai Ba Trung St.
Hanoi, Viet Nam
|Concept Clearance||10 Mar 2005|
|Fact Finding||11 Jul 2005 to 15 Jul 2005|
|Approval||14 Nov 2005|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|PDS Creation Date||03 Mar 2006|
|Last PDS Update||24 May 2010|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|14 Nov 2005||-||14 Nov 2005||30 Nov 2006||30 Jun 2010||-|
|Financing Plan/TA Utilization||Cumulative Disbursements|
|0.00||390,000.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||390,000.00||14 Nov 2005||361,293.74|
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|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|Developing Benefit Sharing Mechanisms for People Adversely Affected by Power Generation Projects||TA Completion Reports||Jun 2014|
|Benefit Sharing Mechanisms for People Adversely Affected by Power Generation Projects in Viet Nam||Documents Produced Under Grant/Loans/TA||Dec 2007|
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