Viet Nam: Implementation and Monitoring of Song Bung 4 Hydropower Project Resettlement and Ethnic Minority Development Plan

Sovereign Project | 45108-001 Status: Active
 
Project Name Implementation and Monitoring of Song Bung 4 Hydropower Project Resettlement and Ethnic Minority Development Plan
Project Number 45108-001
Country Viet Nam
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7861-VIE: Implementation and Monitoring of Song Bung 4 Hydropower Project Resettlement and Ethnic Minority Development Plan
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 225,000.00
TA 7861-VIE: Implementation and Monitoring of Song Bung 4 Hydropower Project Resettlement and Ethnic Minority Development Plan (Supplementary)
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 500,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Energy - Large hydropower generation

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Effective gender mainstreaming
Description
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome

The loan has closed in December 2015. ADB review missions continue to ensure that resettlement outcomes are being closely monitored.

Continuous assessment through financial literacy consultants, community mobilizer and impact assessment experts and the SB4 HPMB are being done.

Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues) An increase in income from better access to markets and forest protection has been noted. A financial literacy program has been offered under the TA. APs' knowledge and skills are improved as shown by an increase in awareness on savings, spending and livelihood investment. An impact assessment comparing APs life before and after resettlement is being conducted in Q1 2017.
Geographical Location

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design Consultations were held with the affected communities, government officials, and commune officials to discuss the Project, resettlement activities, impact of the Project, mitigating measures, and livelihood improvements. Consultations were held with the affected communities to discuss reservoir inundation impacts, proposed resettlement sites, and their entitlements, downstream and upstream riverine impacts and proposed entitlements, project construction, land acquisition, and potential health impacts. Further consultation will be held during the implementation phase.
During Project Implementation ADB review missions ensure that consultations are held with the affected communities. Given the expansion of the S-CDTA, financial literacy has been included in the project's scope to ensure prudent use of the compensation money. Continuous assessments for downstream and upstream impacts of the project are being discussed also with the affected communities. An initial social impact assessment has been prepared to evaluate the involuntary resettlement impacts caused by the Project. In Q1 2017, an impact assessment is being conducted to confirm earlier assessments made to the Project.

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services A change in S-CDTA scope was necessary to address additional activities for the project. These additional activities required additional fielding of individual consultants. Consultants were selected in accordance with the ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants by the Asian Development Bank and Its Borrowers (March 2013, amended from time to time). The S- CDTA executing agency is ADB, with the SEEN as the implementing agency. Disbursements under the S-CDTA done in accordance with ADB's Technical Assistance Disbursement Handbook (2010, as amended from time to time).
Procurement No procurement envisaged.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Suga, Michiko
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Energy Division, SERD
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank
6 ADB Avenue,
Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines

Timetable

Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
MRM -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 22 Mar 2017

TA 7861-VIE

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
09 Sep 2011 - 09 Sep 2011 31 Dec 2012 31 May 2017 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
725,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 725,000.00 09 Sep 2011 673,726.67

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