49026-002: Basic Infrastructure for Inclusive Growth in the Northeastern Provinces Sector Project | Asian Development Bank

Viet Nam: Basic Infrastructure for Inclusive Growth in the Northeastern Provinces Sector Project

Sovereign (Public) Project | 49026-002 Status: Active

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 Details

Project Officer
Salter, Charles David Southeast Asia Department Request for information
Country
  • Viet Nam
Modality
  • Loan
Sector
  • Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
 
Project Name Basic Infrastructure for Inclusive Growth in the Northeastern Provinces Sector Project
Project Number 49026-002
Country Viet Nam
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 3633-VIE: Basic Infrastructure for Inclusive Growth in the Northeastern Provinces Sector Project
concessional ordinary capital resources lending / Asian Development Fund US$ 150.00 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Regional integration
Drivers of Change Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Partnerships
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
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Production, service delivery, and movement of goods and passengers sustainably increased
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
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
Safeguard Categories
Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement B
Indigenous Peoples B
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects PPCs and ADB have agreed upon an environmental assessment and review framework. The road works are limited to upgrades within the existing or newly established right-of-way and environmental impacts will be minor and temporary. They will not infringe on protected or environmentally sensitive areas and will require only simple mitigation measures such as proper management of construction camps or storage of building materials. Each initial environmental examination prepared for the nine representative subprojects includes an environmental management plan with appropriate mitigation measures and have been publicly disclosed.
Involuntary Resettlement PPCs and ADB have agreed on a combined resettlement and ethnic minorities development framework. Resettlement and ethnic minority development plans were prepared for all representative subprojects. They are supported by public consultation and information disclosure, which will be continued during implementation. The only impacts will be minor land acquisition and compensation for roadside trees, crops, or small structures within the rights-of-way, for which compensation, allowances, operation and administration, surveys, monitoring, and reporting will be financed from government counterpart funds. The internal monitor will ensure that any impacts are evaluated properly and reported to ADB semiannually through the PPCs.
Indigenous Peoples Impacts on indigenous peoples, referred to as ethnic minorities in Viet Nam, are overwhelmingly positive and will enhance economic and social improvement. The project will neither cause displacement from traditional or customary lands nor negatively impact the identity, culture, or customary livelihood systems. The resettlement and ethnic minorities development framework will ensure the inclusion of ethnic minorities within project benefits and provide the basis to prepare subproject resettlement and ethnic minority development plans with impact mitigation measures, capacity development, a grievance redress mechanism, and compliance with ADB information disclosure and consultation requirements.
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services Consultants to be recruited for DED, construction supervision, audit, LIC, ARVC service provided.
Procurement There will be 25-30 civil works contracts to be procured under project using NCB method. Procurement expected to start from Q4 2018
Responsible ADB Officer Salter, Charles David
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Viet Nam Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
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
Viet Nam
Timetable
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 28 Sep 2018

Loan 3633-VIE

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
15 Dec 2017 12 Apr 2018 01 Oct 2018 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%
Counterpart 40.30 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 15 Dec 2017 0.00 0.00 0%

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Title Document Type Document Date
Loan Agreement (Ordinary Operations) for Loan 3633-VIE: Basic Infrastructure for Inclusive Growth in the Northeastern Provinces Sector Project Loan Agreement (Ordinary Resources) Apr 2018
Project Agreement for Loan 3633-VIE: Basic Infrastructure for Inclusive Growth in the Northeastern Provinces Sector Project Project/Program Agreements Apr 2018
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 Mar 2018
Basic Infrastructure for Inclusive Growth in the Northeastern Provinces Sector Project: Project Administration Manual (As of Board Approval) Project/Program Administration Manual Nov 2017
Basic Infrastructure for Inclusive Growth in the Northeastern Provinces Sector Project: Report and Recommendation of the President Reports and Recommendations of the President Nov 2017
Basic Infrastructure for Inclusive Growth in the Northeastern Provinces Sector Project: Gender Action Plan Gender Action Plans Nov 2017
Basic Infrastructure for Inclusive Growth in the Northeastern Provinces Sector Project: Procurement Plan Procurement Plans Nov 2017
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

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
Basic Infrastructure for Inclusive Growth in the Northeastern Provinces Sector Project: Environmental Assessment and Review Framework Environmental Assessment and Review Framework Apr 2017
Basic Infrastructure for Inclusive Growth in the Northeastern Provinces Sector Project: Lang Son District Road 61 (Hoa Tham-Quy Hoa-Vinh Yen Road) Resettlement and Ethnic Minority Development Plan Combined Resettlement Plan and Indigenous Peoples Plans Apr 2017
Basic Infrastructure for Inclusive Growth in the Northeastern Provinces Sector Project: Ha Giang Provincial Road 184 (Dong Tam-Ngoc Linh Road) Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Apr 2017
Basic Infrastructure for Inclusive Growth in the Northeastern Provinces Sector Project: Phu Ngoc Commune Water Supply System Resettlement and Ethnic Minority Development Plan Combined Resettlement Plan and Indigenous Peoples Plans Apr 2017
Basic Infrastructure for Inclusive Growth in the Northeastern Provinces Sector Project: Boc Bo-Bang Thanh-Son Lo Road, Bac Kan Province Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Apr 2017
Basic Infrastructure for Inclusive Growth in the Northeastern Provinces Sector Project: Resettlement and Ethnic Minority Development Framework Combined Resettlement Framework and Indigenous Peoples Planning Frameworks Apr 2017
Basic Infrastructure for Inclusive Growth in the Northeastern Provinces Sector Project: Tu Nhan and Ban Nhung Communes Water Supply System Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Apr 2017
Basic Infrastructure for Inclusive Growth in the Northeastern Provinces Sector Project: Ha Giang Provincial Road 184 (Dong Tam-Ngoc Linh Road) Resettlement and Ethnic Minority Development Plan Combined Resettlement Plan and Indigenous Peoples Plans Apr 2017
Basic Infrastructure for Inclusive Growth in the Northeastern Provinces Sector Project: Boc Bo Commune Water Supply System Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Apr 2017
Basic Infrastructure for Inclusive Growth in the Northeastern Provinces Sector Project: Boc Bo Commune Water Supply System Resettlement and Ethnic Minority Development Plan Combined Resettlement Plan and Indigenous Peoples Plans Apr 2017
Basic Infrastructure for Inclusive Growth in the Northeastern Provinces Sector Project: Van Quan, Lang Son Agricultural and Rural Value Chains Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Apr 2017
Basic Infrastructure for Inclusive Growth in the Northeastern Provinces Sector Project: Tu Nhan and Ban Nhung Communes Water Supply System Resettlement and Ethnic Minority Development Plan Combined Resettlement Plan and Indigenous Peoples Plans Apr 2017
Basic Infrastructure for Inclusive Growth in the Northeastern Provinces Sector Project: Cao Bang Provincial Road 211 (Tra Linh-Trung Khanh Road) Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Apr 2017
Basic Infrastructure for Inclusive Growth in the Northeastern Provinces Sector Project: Boc Bo-Bang Thanh-Son Lo Road, Bac Kan Province Resettlement and Ethnic Minority Development Plan Combined Resettlement Plan and Indigenous Peoples Plans Apr 2017
Basic Infrastructure for Inclusive Growth in the Northeastern Provinces Sector Project: Lang Son District Road 61 (Hoa Tham-Quy Hoa-Vinh Yen Road) Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Apr 2017
Basic Infrastructure for Inclusive Growth in the Northeastern Provinces Sector Project: Van Quan, Lang Son Agricultural and Rural Value Chains Resettlement and Ethnic Minority Development Plan Combined Resettlement Plan and Indigenous Peoples Plans Apr 2017
Basic Infrastructure for Inclusive Growth in the Northeastern Provinces Sector Project: Phu Ngoc Commune Water Supply System Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Apr 2017
Basic Infrastructure for Inclusive Growth in the Northeastern Provinces Sector Project: Cao Bang Provincial Road 211 (Tra Linh-Trung Khanh Road) Resettlement and Ethnic Minority Development Plan Combined Resettlement Plan and Indigenous Peoples Plans Apr 2017

Evaluation Documents See also: Independent Evaluation

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