Viet Nam: Promoting Climate Resilient Rural Infrastructure in the Northern Mountain Provinces

Sovereign Project | 41461-042 Status: Active

Project Details

Project Officer
Salter, Charles David Southeast Asia Department Request for information
  • Viet Nam
  • Technical Assistance
  • Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Project Name Promoting Climate Resilient Rural Infrastructure in the Northern Mountain Provinces
Project Number 41461-042
Country Viet Nam
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 8102-VIE: Promoting Climate Resilient Rural Infrastructure in Northern Mountain Provinces
GEF-Special Climate Change Fund US$ 2.00 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change 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
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome TA Implementation is ongoing.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)

The TA is implemented through a consultancy contract (with the International Centre for Environmental Management, ICEM).

The project is designed around physical implementation of rural infrastructure resilience demonstration measures at four sites (i.e., two riverbank and two road sites) as the basis for capacity development activities. The four demonstration subprojects have been completed as of November 2016.

ADB approved an extension of the TA completion date to 31 May 2017 to (i) measure the post-construction performance of the demonstration subprojects, (ii) complete the corresponding technical materials and knowledge products, and (iii) disseminate the knowledge products to the TA's technical committee and provincial representatives.

Geographical Location Four SRIDP subprojects in two provinces.

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation An important source of information has been consultation at local level, in particular during two fieldtrips by the TA social specialists in May and June 2013. This fieldwork resulted in identification of a variety of bioengineering techniques already used by local residents to prevent and manage erosion.

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services The TA is being implemented with consulting services engaged through a firm. International expertise include civil, bio-, and geotechnical engineering, technical training, climate change adaptation and social development. National expertise include agricultural engineering, agronomy/forestry, technical training, civil engineering, meteorology/ hydrology, gender and indigenous people.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Salter, Charles David
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, SERD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development
Room 305 Building A15
10 Nugen Cong Hoan Street
Ba Dinh District, Hanoi, Vietnam


Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 30 Sep 2010
Last PDS Update 31 Mar 2017

TA 8102-VIE

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
29 Jun 2012 09 Oct 2012 09 Oct 2012 31 Aug 2015 31 May 2017 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
0.00 2,000,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 2,000,000.00 29 Jun 2012 1,632,215.99

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