The Asian Development Bank is working with Viet Nam to improve the living conditions of residents in the Northeast Provinces. The project is promoting the increased movement of goods, vehicles, and people within the provinces and to major markets in Viet Nam and the People’s Republic of China.
|Project Name||Basic Infrastructure for Inclusive Growth in the Northeastern Provinces Sector Project|
|Project Type / Modality of Assistance||Loan
|Source of Funding / Amount||
|Strategic Agendas||Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
|Drivers of Change||Governance and capacity development
Private sector development
|Sector / Subsector||
Agriculture, natural resources and rural development - Agricultural production - Rural market infrastructure - Rural water supply services
Transport - Road transport (non-urban)
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming||Effective gender mainstreaming|
|Description||The proposed project will (i) rehabilitate and upgrade about 265 kilometers of roads in the four northeastern provinces (NEPs); (ii) install 10 rural domestic water supply (RDWS) schemes; (iii) provide infrastructure support for agricultural and rural value chains (ARVC) in Lang Son; and (iv) strengthen provincial infrastructure asset management.|
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy||
- The economic potential of the four northeastern provinces is not yet realized
- The project will help unlock the binding constraints through the development of basic infrastructure across key sectors in accordance with the Overall Development Plan of Mountainous Northeastern Provinces 2015.
- The project is aligned with important government policies and strategies
- The project supports the three pillars of ADB's Viet Nam country partnership strategy, 2016 2020
- Value added by ADB assistance: The project is aligned with ADB's long-standing support to the GMS Strategic Framework 2012 2022, which prioritizes fostering regional and local economic development through multi-sector investments that require strong cross-sector linkages and integration, particularly with special economic zones and border areas
|Impact||Subregional competitiveness of the four northeastern provinces enhanced|
|Outcome||Production, service delivery, and movement of goods and passengers sustainably increased|
Road network connectivity improved
Rural water supply improved
Agriculture and rural value chain infrastructure in Lang Son province improved
Decentralized public asset management processes established
|Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects|
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|During Project Design|
|During Project Implementation|
|Responsible ADB Officer||Salter, Charles David|
|Responsible ADB Department||Southeast Asia Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, SERD|
Provincial People's Committee for Bac Kan
Group 1A, Phung Chi Kien Street, Bac Zan City Provincial People's Committee for Cao Bang
#11 Hoang Dinh Dong Rd, Hop Giang District, Cao Bang City Provincial People's Committee of Lang Son
2 Hong Vuong Road Chi Lang Ward, Lang Son City
Viet Nam Provincial People's Committee of Ha Giang
Ha Giang Province, Socialist Republic of Viet Nam
|Concept Clearance||16 Sep 2015|
|Fact Finding||20 Feb 2017 to 09 Mar 2017|
|MRM||10 May 2017|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|Last PDS Update||31 Mar 2017|
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|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|Preparing the Basic Infrastructure for Inclusive Growth in the Northeast Provinces Sector Project: Initial Poverty and Social Analysis||Initial Poverty and Social Analysis||Sep 2015|
|Preparing the Basic Infrastructure for Inclusive Growth in the Northeast Provinces Sector Project: Project Preparatory Technical Assistance Report||Project Preparatory Technical Assistance Reports||Sep 2015|
|Dự án Cơ sở hạ tầng cơ bản cho Tăng trưởng đồng đều ở các tỉnh Đông Bắc : Bảng Dữ liệu Dự án||Translated PDS||Sep 2015|
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