Viet Nam: Skills Enhancement Project

Sovereign Project | 41339-012

Project Details

  • Project Officer
    Duncan, Wendy
    Southeast Asia Department
    Request for information
  • Country/Economy
    Viet Nam
  • Modality
    • Technical Assistance
  • Sector
    • Education
Project Name Skills Enhancement Project
Project Number 41339-012
Country / Economy Viet Nam
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7086-VIE: Skills Enhancement Project
Japan Special Fund US$ 600,000.00
TA 7086-VIE: Skills Enhancement Project (Supplementary)
Technical Assistance Grant Fund (BEL) US$ 59,700.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Education / Technical and vocational education and training

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description tbd
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy Viet Nam Country Operations Business Plan 2008-2010
Impact The TA will design a project for enhancing vocational skills training to better respond to the demand for skilled workers in key industries in the industrial and service sectors. The impact of the TA project will be a Vocational Eduation Training (VET) system that offers higher level skills training with stronger private sector participation for key occupations.
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome The outcome of the TA project will be an agreed design for a loan project.
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs The main outputs will be (i) an assessment of current sector outputs and their relevance to the labor market, (ii) identification of critical issues in upgrading skills training levels, (iii) a long-term strategy to improve training of skilled workers though better subsector management and training quality, and expanded output, (iv) a project outline that addresses key constraints and projected labor market needs, and (v) a detailed project design.
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location
Safeguard Categories
Environment C
Involuntary Resettlement C
Indigenous Peoples B
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 An international consulting firm will be engaged in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants. The selection and engagement of the international consulting firm will be through the quality- and cost-based selection method using a simplified technical proposal and standard quality-cost ratio of 80:20. The TA will provide eight international consultants (19 person-months) and nine national consultants (29 person-months). Funds of $18,000 will remain unallocated for individual consultants, to be identified as needed.
Responsible ADB Officer Duncan, Wendy
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Human and Social Development Division, SERD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs
Ms. Le Thi Khanh, Project Manager
Vocational and Technical Education Proj. 17 Nguyen Dinh Chieu Hanoi, Vietnam
Concept Clearance 07 Mar 2008
Fact Finding 05 Mar 2008 to 12 Mar 2008
Approval 05 Jun 2008
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 30 Oct 2008
Last PDS Update 14 Oct 2010

TA 7086-VIE

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
05 Jun 2008 25 Jul 2008 25 Jul 2008 30 Apr 2009 30 Apr 2010 19 Aug 2010
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
600,000.00 59,700.00 150,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 809,700.00 17 Jun 2022 657,412.64

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