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||Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
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|
|Description of Outcome||Production, service delivery, and movement of goods and passengers sustainably increased|
|Progress Toward Outcome|
|Description of Project Outputs||
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
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)|
|Geographical Location||Bac Kan, Cao Bang, Ha Giang, Lang Son|
|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||Viet Nam Resident Mission|
Provincial People's Committee of Bac Kan Province
Group 1A, Phung Chi Kien Street, Bac Zan City Provincial People's Committee of Cao Bang Province
#11 Hoang Dinh Dong Rd, Hop Giang District, Cao Bang City Provincial People's Committee of Ha Giang Province
Ha Giang Province, Socialist Republic of Viet Nam Provincial People's Committee of Lang Son Province
2 Hong Vuong Road Chi Lang Ward, Lang Son City
|Concept Clearance||16 Sep 2015|
|Fact Finding||20 Feb 2017 to 09 Mar 2017|
|MRM||10 May 2017|
|Approval||15 Dec 2017|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|Last PDS Update||15 Dec 2017|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|15 Dec 2017||-||-||30 Sep 2023||-||-|
|Financing Plan||Loan Utilization|
|Total (Amount in US$ million)||Date||ADB||Others||Net Percentage|
|Project Cost||190.30||Cumulative Contract Awards|
|ADB||150.00||15 Dec 2017||0.00||0.00||0%|
|Cofinancing||0.00||15 Dec 2017||0.00||0.00||0%|
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|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|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|
|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|
|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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ADB to Improve Economic Connectivity, Standard of Living in Viet Nam's Northeastern ProvincesADB's Board of Directors has approved a $150 million loan to help improve economic connectivity and raise living standards in four of Viet Nam’s northeastern provinces by enhancing basic infrastructure and services.
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