Viet Nam: Supporting Microfinance Development

Sovereign Project | 47178-002

Project Details

  • Project Officer
    Nguyen, Duong T.
    Southeast Asia Department
    Request for information
  • Country
    Viet Nam
  • Modality
    • Technical Assistance
  • Sector
    • Finance
Project Name Supporting Microfinance Development
Project Number 47178-002
Country Viet Nam
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 8587-VIE: Microfinance Development Support
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 600,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Finance / Inclusive finance

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact Greater financial inclusion and a deepened financial sector through support to ADB's Microfinance Development Program.
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Increased access of poor and low-income household clients to sustainable and affordable microfinance services through support to ADB's Microfinance Development Program.
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

Formulating a financial sector assessment including the microfinance subsector.

Monitoring, coordinating and strengthening ongoing Microfinance Development Program activities to assist the government in taking Subprogram 2 policy actions in a timely manner.

Identifying longer-term sector development issues and recommending actions to address them

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Nation-wide
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 The PATA will provide 14 person-months international consultant services and 21 person-months national consultant services: (i) International Microfinance Sector Development Specialist/Team Leader, 6 person months; (ii) International Banking Specialist, 4 person months; (iii) International Microfinance Regulation Specialist, 4 person months; (iv) National Microfinance Specialist, 6 person months; (v) National Banking Specialist, 6 person months, and (vi) National Project Management Specialist (9 person months). All the consultants will work on an intermittent basis. The consultants will be engaged by ADB individually in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2010, as amended from time to time). The consultant TOR is attached in Appendix 2. Disbursements under the PPTA will be made in accordance with the ADB's Technical Assistance Disbursement Handbook (2010, as amended from time to time).
Procurement Equipment will be procured in accordance with ADB's Procurement Guidelines (2010, as amended from time to time). Upon the PPTA completion, all equipment purchased under the PPTA will be handed over to the EA in accordance with ADB's normal practice.
Responsible ADB Officer Nguyen, Duong T.
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Public Management, Financial Sector and Trade Division, SERD
Executing Agencies
State Bank of Vietnam
47-49 Ly Thai To Street
Concept Clearance 04 Sep 2013
Fact Finding -
Approval 12 Dec 2013
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 25 Sep 2017

TA 8587-VIE

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
12 Dec 2013 11 Nov 2014 11 Nov 2014 31 Mar 2016 31 Oct 2017 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
600,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 600,000.00 18 Nov 2021 526,288.31

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Title Document Type Document Date
Supporting Microfinance Development: Technical Assistance Completion Report TA Completion Reports May 2019
Supporting Microfinance Development Technical Assistance Reports Dec 2013

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