42080-013: Strengthening Water Management and Irrigation Systems Rehabilitation Project | Asian Development Bank

Viet Nam: Strengthening Water Management and Irrigation Systems Rehabilitation Project

Sovereign (Public) Project | 42080-013 Status: Active

ADB is helping rehabilitate one of Viet Nam's oldest and largest irrigation and drainage systems located in the heart of the Red-Thai Binh river basin. The project will improve the Bac Hung Hai irrigation and drainage system. It will also help build a campus for Water Resources University, the only university in Viet Nam with a full program of subjects necessary to educate water engineers.

Project Details

Project Officer
khuc, huong thi lan Southeast Asia Department Request for information
Country
  • Viet Nam
Sector
  • Education
 
Project Name Strengthening Water Management and Irrigation Systems Rehabilitation Project
Project Number 42080-013
Country Viet Nam
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 2636-VIE: Strengthening Water Management and Irrigation Systems Rehabilitation Project
concessional ordinary capital resources lending / Asian Development Fund US$ 100.00 million
Loan: Strengthening Water Management and Irrigation Systems Rehabilitation Project
Agence Francaise de Developpement US$ 28.00 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Partnerships
Sector / Subsector

Agriculture, natural resources and rural development - Irrigation - Rural water policy, institutional and capacity development

Education - Tertiary

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Description

The project is designed to address two binding constraints that contribute to the core sector problem of poor quality and delivery of water-related services. These constraints are insufficient human resource capacity and inadequate public infrastructure. The project will address these constraints by funding education facilities to train engineers in water-related fields that are needed to meet the heightened demands of a rapidly growing economy. The project will also address the requirements of dilapidated irrigation and drainage infrastructure with funding to upgrade and modernize the management of irrigation canal systems. It will help the government increase the number of qualified agriculturerelated

water management engineers, improve the governance and management of irrigation systems, increase agricultural production, and improve the productivity of project areas to

increase poor farmers' incomes and reduce poverty.

Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy Irrigated agriculture is by far the largest user of water in Viet Nam. Paddy rice is the dominant crop, accounting for more than 80% of the total irrigated area. However, the area of paddy land has decreased in recent years with diversification to aquaculture and other crops and economic growth sectors other than agriculture. This has increased the demands placed on water resources and caused reallocation. To meet growing demand for rice and maintain food security, it is essential to increase crop productivity and the efficiency of production inputs, especially water.
Impact Increased agricultural productivity in the BHH area
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Quality of MARD's water-related services strengthened
Progress Toward Outcome It is too early to assess the project impact and outcome. All major ADB-financed civil works contracts completed as of 31/12/2016.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

Increased human resource capacity for sustainable water management

Increased capacity of irrigation and drainage infrastrucure in the BHH irrigation and drainage system

Strengthened institutional capacity of water-related service providers in the BHH irrigation and drainage system

Project management is operational

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)

Contract for service provision signed in Dec 2012.

All civil works subprojects commenced as of Q1/2016

PAM completed and being implemented.

Loan consultant mobilized in 2012, one year later than plan.

Construction of WRU component commenced on 15 Mar 2014 and basically completed as of 31/12/2016

PPMS fully operational within 12 months of loan effectiveness: Complied

Geographical Location Red River Delta in northern Viet Nam, including part or all of the provinces of Bach Ninh, Hung Yen and Hai Duong east and southeast of Ha Noi.
Safeguard Categories
Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement A
Indigenous Peoples C
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects Semiannual monitoring reports of BHH and WRU components were submitted and reviewed by ADB. According to the annual monitoring report and through environment review during site visits, the mission found that the project has achieved close cooperation among PPMUs, Construction Supervision Consultants (CSCs), local authorities and communities in monitoring and supervision of environment impacts and safety of construction and transport. However there are some common environment pending issues including improper management of excavated soil, inadequate water spraying for reducing dust caused by project transport, especially at the construction works near the National Road No. 38 and provincial road No. 61, and inadequate protective equipment provided for workers.
Involuntary Resettlement

The project includes 12 civil works subprojects, of which 10 cause acquisition of land from 1,672 affected households (AH) with 691 severely affected households losing more than 10% of agricultural land and 9 relocated households. Total compensation costs of the project are estimated at about $10.9 million and are paid by the Government.

The project is satisfactory in complying with the resettlement safeguards covenants. For the WRU subproject, all the identified remaining affected graves have been compensated and relocated. Compensation payments following the provisions in the approved RPs have been completed.

Indigenous Peoples The project area does not include any indigenous populations
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services All consultants recruited and completed.
Procurement All procurement contracts awarded and completed.
Responsible ADB Officer khuc, huong thi lan
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Viet Nam Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development
Mr. Pham Dinh Van
VAN_CPO@YAHOO.COM.VN
Central Project Office_(CPO)
23 Hang Tre St.
Hanoi, Viet Nam
Timetable
Concept Clearance 26 Jan 2011
Fact Finding 02 Nov 2009 to 13 Nov 2009
MRM 09 Dec 2009
Approval 20 Apr 2010
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 06 Oct 2008
Last PDS Update 15 Mar 2017

Loan 2636-VIE

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
20 Apr 2010 07 Sep 2010 19 Jan 2011 31 Dec 2016 - -
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 153.23 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 100.00 20 Apr 2010 89.74 0.00 96%
Counterpart 25.23 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 28.00 20 Apr 2010 89.71 0.00 96%
Status of Covenants
Category Sector Safeguards Social Financial Economic Others
Rating - - - - - Satisfactory

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Safeguard Documents See also: Safeguards

Safeguard documents provided at the time of project/facility approval may also be found in the list of linked documents provided with the Report and Recommendation of the President.

Title Document Type Document Date
Strengthening Water Management and Irrigation Systems Rehabilitation Project: Nghi Xuyen Pumping Station Final Resettlement Monitoring Report Social Monitoring Reports Dec 2016
Strengthening Water Management and Irrigation Systems Rehabilitation Project: Co Ngua Pumping Station Final Resettlement Monitoring Report Social Monitoring Reports Dec 2016
Strengthening Water Management and Irrigation Systems Rehabilitation Project: Nhat Trai Pumping Station Final Resettlement Monitoring Report Social Monitoring Reports Dec 2016
Strengthening Water Management and Irrigation Systems Rehabilitation Project: Water Resources University Final Resettlement Monitoring Report Social Monitoring Reports Dec 2016
Strengthening Water Management and Irrigation Systems Rehabilitation Project: Doan Thuong Pumping Station Final Resettlement Monitoring Report Social Monitoring Reports Dec 2016
Strengthening Water Management and Irrigation Systems Rehabilitation Project: Cau Dua Pumping Station Final Resettlement Monitoring Report Social Monitoring Reports Dec 2016
Strengthening Water Management and Irrigation Systems Rehabilitation Project: Lien Nghia Pumping Station Final Resettlement Monitoring Report Social Monitoring Reports Dec 2016
Strengthening Water Management and Irrigation Systems Rehabilitation Project: Chua Tong Pumping Station Final Resettlement Monitoring Report Social Monitoring Reports Dec 2016
Strengthening Water Management and Irrigation Systems Rehabilitation Project: Component 1 Water Resources University Environmental Monitoring Report Environmental Monitoring Reports Oct 2016
Strengthening Water Management and Irrigation Systems Rehabilitation Project: Component 2 Bac Hung Hai Environmental Monitoring Report Environmental Monitoring Reports Oct 2016
Strengthening Water Management and Irrigation Systems Rehabilitation Project: Phu My Pumping Station Final Resettlement Monitoring Report Social Monitoring Reports Sep 2016
Strengthening Water Management and Irrigation Systems Rehabilitation Project - Lien Nghia Pumping Station in Hung Yen Province: Resettlement Monitoring Report Social Monitoring Reports Aug 2016
Strengthening Water Management and Irrigation Systems Rehabilitation Project - Phu My Pumping Station in Bac Ninh Province: Resettlement Monitoring Report Social Monitoring Reports Aug 2016
Strengthening Water Management and Irrigation Systems Rehabilitation Project - Chua Tong Pumping Station in Hung Yen Province: Resettlement Monitoring Report Social Monitoring Reports Aug 2016
Strengthening Water Management and Irrigation Systems Rehabilitation Project - Cau Dua Pumping Station in Hai Duong Province: Resettlement Monitoring Report Social Monitoring Reports Aug 2016
Strengthening Water Management and Irrigation Systems Rehabilitation Project - Co Ngua Pumping Station in Hai Duong Province: Resettlement Monitoring Report Social Monitoring Reports Aug 2016
Strengthening Water Management and Irrigation Systems Rehabilitation Project - Nghi Xuyen Pumping Station in Hung Yen Province: Resettlement Monitoring Report Social Monitoring Reports Aug 2016
Strengthening Water Management and Irrigation Systems Rehabilitation Project - Doan Thuong Pumping Station in Hai Duong Province: Resettlement Monitoring Report Social Monitoring Reports Aug 2016
Strengthening Water Management and Irrigation Systems Rehabilitation Project - Water Resources University in Hung Yen Province: Resettlement Monitoring Report Social Monitoring Reports Aug 2016
Strengthening Water Management and Irrigation Systems Rehabilitation Project - Nhat Trai Pumping Station in Bac Ninh Province: Resettlement Monitoring Report Social Monitoring Reports Aug 2016
Strengthening Water Management and Irrigation Systems Rehabilitation Project - Doan Thuong Pumping Station Additional Works: Resettlement Plan Resettlement Plans Jun 2016
Strengthening Water Management and Irrigation Systems Rehabilitation Project - Nhat Trai Pumping Station Additional Works: Resettlement Plan Resettlement Plans Jun 2016
Strengthening Water Management and Irrigation Systems Rehabilitation Project: Nghi Xuyen Subproject Updated Resettlement Plan Resettlement Plans Apr 2016
SWMISRP Component 2: Construction and Rehabilitation of Bac Hung Hai Irrigation and Drainage Infrastructure Environmental Monitoring Report Environmental Monitoring Reports Oct 2015
SWMISRP Component 1: Construction of New Education Facilities for Water Resources University Environmental Monitoring Report Environmental Monitoring Reports Oct 2015
Strengthening Water Management and Irrigation Systems Rehabilitation Project-Component 1: Construction of New Education Facilities for Water Resources University Environmental Monitoring Report Environmental Monitoring Reports Mar 2015
Strengthening Water Management and Irrigation Systems Rehabilitation Project-Component 2: Construction and Rehabilitation of Bac Hung Hai Irrigation and Drainage Infrastructure Environmental Monitoring Report Environmental Monitoring Reports Mar 2015
Strengthening Water Management and Irrigation Systems Rehabilitation Project: External Resettlement Monitoring Report Social Monitoring Reports Dec 2014
Strengthening Water Management and Irrigation Systems Rehabilitation Project-Component 2: Construction and Rehabilitation of Bac Hung Hai Irrigation and Drainage Infrastructure Environmental Monitoring Report Environmental Monitoring Reports Aug 2014
Strengthening Water Management and Irrigation Systems Rehabilitation Project-Component 1: Construction of New Education Facilities for Water Resources University Environmental Monitoring Report Environmental Monitoring Reports Aug 2014
Strengthening Water Management and Irrigation Systems Rehabilitation Project - Co Ngua Pumping Station in Hai Duong Province: Resettlement Monitoring Report Social Monitoring Reports Jul 2014
Strengthening Water Management and Irrigation Systems Rehabilitation Project: External Resettlement Monitoring Report (June 2014) Social Monitoring Reports Jun 2014
Strengthening Water Management and Irrigation Systems Rehabilitation Project - Component 2: Construction and Rehabilitation of Bac Hung Hai Irrigation and Drainage Infrastructure (March-May 2014) Environmental Monitoring Reports May 2014
Strengthening Water Management and Irrigation Systems Rehabilitation Project - Component 1: Construction of New Education Facilities for Water Resources University (March-May 2014) Environmental Monitoring Reports May 2014
Strengthening Water Management and Irrigation Systems Rehabilitation Project - Component 1: Construction of New Education Facilities for Water Resources University (October 2013 - March 2014) Environmental Monitoring Reports Mar 2014
Strengthening Water Management and Irrigation Systems Rehabilitation Project - Component 2: Construction and Rehabilitation of Bac Hung Hai Irrigation and Drainage Infrastructure (October 2013 - March 2014) Environmental Monitoring Reports Mar 2014
Strengthening Water Management and Irrigation Systems Rehabilitation Project - Component 1: Construction of New Education Facilities for Water Resources University (May-October 2013) Environmental Monitoring Reports Oct 2013
Strengthening Water Management and Irrigation Systems Rehabilitation Project - Component 2: Construction and Rehabilitation of Bac Hung Hai Irrigation and Drainage Infrastructure (May-October 2013) Environmental Monitoring Reports Oct 2013
Strengthening Water Management and Irrigation Systems Rehabilitation Project: Phu My Pumping Station Resettlement Monitoring Report No. 3 Social Monitoring Reports Oct 2013
Strengthening Water Management and Irrigation Systems Rehabilitation Project: Doan Thuong Pumping Station Resettlement Monitoring Report No. 3 Social Monitoring Reports Oct 2013
Strengthening Water Management and Irrigation Systems Rehabilitation Project: Cau Dua Pumping Station Resettlement Monitoring Report No. 3 Social Monitoring Reports Oct 2013
Strengthening Water Management and Irrigation Systems Rehabilitation Project: Nhat Trai Pumping Station Resettlement Monitoring Report No. 3 Social Monitoring Reports Oct 2013
Strengthening Water Management and Irrigation Systems Rehabilitation Project: Chua Tong Pumping Station Resettlement Monitoring Report No. 3 Social Monitoring Reports Oct 2013
Strengthening Water Management and Irrigation Systems Rehabilitation Project: Lien Nghia Pumping Station Resettlement Monitoring Report No. 3 Social Monitoring Reports Oct 2013
Strengthening Water Management and Irrigation Systems Rehabilitation Project: Nghi Xuyen Pumping Station Resettlement Monitoring Report No. 3 Social Monitoring Reports Oct 2013
Strengthening Water Management and Irrigation Systems Rehabilitation Project: Water Resources University Resettlement Monitoring Report No. 3 Social Monitoring Reports Oct 2013
Strengthening Water Management and Irrigation Systems Rehabilitation Project: Doan Thuong Pumping Station in Hai Duong Province Resettlement Monitoring Report No. 2 Social Monitoring Reports May 2013
Strengthening Water Management and Irrigation Systems Rehabilitation Project: Lien Nghia Pumping Station in Hung Yen Province Resettlement Monitoring Report No. 2 Social Monitoring Reports May 2013
Strengthening Water Management and Irrigation Systems Rehabilitation Project: Water Resources University in Hung Yen Province Resettlement Monitoring Report No. 2 Social Monitoring Reports May 2013
Strengthening Water Management and Irrigation Systems Rehabilitation Project: Nhat Trai Pumping Station in Bac Ninh Province Resettlement Monitoring Report No. 2 Social Monitoring Reports May 2013
Strengthening Water Management and Irrigation Systems Rehabilitation Project: Chua Tong Pumping Station in Hung Yen Province Resettlement Monitoring Report No. 2 Social Monitoring Reports May 2013
Strengthening Water Management and Irrigation Systems Rehabilitation Project: Phu My Pumping Station in Bac Ninh Province Resettlement Monitoring Report No. 2 Social Monitoring Reports May 2013
Strengthening Water Management and Irrigation Systems Rehabilitation Project: Cau Dua Pumping Station in Hai Duong Province Resettlement Monitoring Report No. 2 Social Monitoring Reports May 2013
Strengthening Water Management and Irrigation Systems Rehabilitation Project Environmental Monitoring Reports Mar 2013
Strengthening Water Management and Irrigation Systems Rehabilitation Project: Chua Tong Pumping Station in Hung Yen Province Resettlement Monitoring Report No. 1 Social Monitoring Reports Dec 2012
Strengthening Water Management and Irrigation Systems Rehabilitation Project: Doan Thuong Pumping Station in Hai Duong Province Resettlement Monitoring Report No. 1 Social Monitoring Reports Dec 2012
Strengthening Water Management and Irrigation Systems Rehabilitation Project: Lien Nghia Pumping Station in Hung Yen Province Resettlement Monitoring Report No. 1 Social Monitoring Reports Dec 2012
Strengthening Water Management and Irrigation Systems Rehabilitation Project: The Water Resources University Subproject - Hung Yen Province Resettlement Monitoring Report No. 1 Social Monitoring Reports Dec 2012
Strengthening Water Management and Irrigation Systems Rehabilitation Project: Phu My Pumping Station in Bac Ninh Province Resettlement Monitoring Report No. 1 Social Monitoring Reports Dec 2012
Strengthening Water Management and Irrigation Systems Rehabilitation Project: Nghi Xuyen Pumping Station in Hung Yen Province Resettlement Monitoring Report No. 1 Social Monitoring Reports Dec 2012
Strengthening Water Management and Irrigation Systems Rehabilitation Project: Nhat Trai Pumping Station in Bac Ninh Province Resettlement Monitoring Report No. 1 Social Monitoring Reports Dec 2012
Strengthening Water Management and Irrigation Systems Rehabilitation Project: Cau Dua Pumping Station in Hai Duong Province Resettlement Monitoring Report No. 1 Social Monitoring Reports Dec 2012
Strengthening Water Management and Irrigation Systems Rehabilitation Project: Resettlement Plan for New Construction of Water Resources University in Hung Yen Province Resettlement Plans Nov 2012
Strengthening Water Management and Irrigation Systems Rehabilitation Project: Resettlement Plan for Nhat Trai Pumping Station Subproject Resettlement Plans Nov 2012
Strengthening Water Management and Irrigation Systems Rehabilitation Project: Updated Resettlement Plan for New Construction of Water Resources University in Hung Yen Province Resettlement Plans Nov 2012
Strengthening Water Management and Irrigation Systems Rehabilitation Project: Updated Resettlement Plan for Nghi Xuyen Pumping Station Resettlement Plans Oct 2012
Strengthening Water Management and Irrigation Systems Rehabilitation Project Resettlement Plans Oct 2012
Strengthening Water Management and Irrigation Systems Rehabilitation Project: Resettlement Plan for the Lien Nghia Pumping Station Subproject Resettlement Plans Sep 2012
Strengthening Water Management and Irrigation Systems Rehabilitation Project: Phu My Pumping Station, Bac Ninh Province Resettlement Plans Aug 2012
Strengthening Water Management and Irrigation Systems Rehabilitation Project: Updated Resettlement Plan for Chua Tong Pumping Station, Hung Yen province Resettlement Plans Aug 2012
Strengthening Water Management and Irrigation Systems Rehabilitation Project: Cau Dua and Doan Thuong Pumping Station, Hai Duong Province Resettlement Plans Jul 2012
Strengthening Water Management and Irrigation Systems Rehabilitation Project: 6th Resettlement Monitoring Report Social Monitoring Reports Jul 2012
Strengthening Water Management and Irrigation Systems Rehabilitation Project: Cau Dua and Doan Thuong Pumping Station, Hai Duong province (Updated) Resettlement Plans Jul 2012
Strengthening Water Management and Irrigation Systems Rehabilitation Project: 5th Resettlement Monitoring Report Social Monitoring Reports Apr 2012
Strengthening Water Management and Irrigation Systems Rehabilitation Project Environmental Assessment and Measures Dec 2009

Evaluation Documents See also: Independent Evaluation

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