49404-001: Water Efficiency Improvement in Drought Affected Provinces | Asian Development Bank

Viet Nam: Water Efficiency Improvement in Drought Affected Provinces

Sovereign (Public) Project | 49404-001 Status: Closed

The proposed Water Efficiency Improvement in Drought Affected Provinces (the project) aims to improve agriculture water productivity (crop per drop) by increasing water use efficiency in irrigated agriculture in five drought affected provinces in the Central Highland and South Central Coastal Regions: Binh Thuan, Dak Lak, Dak Nong, Khanh Hoa, and Ninh Thuan.

The impact of the project is productivity and competitiveness, climate resilience and disaster preparedness in the agriculture sector enhanced in line with the government's ARP. The outcome is water productivity of irrigated agriculture in five drought affected provinces of the Central Highland and South Central Coastal Regions improved. The outputs are: (i) delivery of irrigation management services improved; (ii) modernized and climate resilient irrigation systems developed; and (iii) improved on-farm water management practices adopted.

Project Details

Project Officer
Matsuda, Hideki Southeast Asia Department Request for information
Country
  • Viet Nam
Modality
  • Technical Assistance
Sector
  • Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
 
Project Name Water Efficiency Improvement in Drought Affected Provinces
Project Number 49404-001
Country Viet Nam
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 9147-VIE: Water Efficiency Improvement in Drought Affected Provinces
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 800,000.00
Water Financing Partnership Facility-NET TF US$ 250,000.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
Partnerships
Sector / Subsector

Agriculture, natural resources and rural development / Irrigation

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Effective gender mainstreaming
Description

The proposed Water Efficiency Improvement in Drought Affected Provinces (the project) aims to improve agriculture water productivity (crop per drop) by increasing water use efficiency in irrigated agriculture in five drought affected provinces in the Central Highland and South Central Coastal Regions: Binh Thuan, Dak Lak, Dak Nong, Khanh Hoa, and Ninh Thuan.

The impact of the project is productivity and competitiveness, climate resilience and disaster preparedness in the agriculture sector enhanced in line with the government's ARP. The outcome is water productivity of irrigated agriculture in five drought affected provinces of the Central Highland and South Central Coastal Regions improved. The outputs are: (i) delivery of irrigation management services improved; (ii) modernized and climate resilient irrigation systems developed; and (iii) improved on-farm water management practices adopted.

Under Output 1, the project will support participating IMCs and WUGs to adopt modernized irrigation management practices and more sustainable O&M measures, which will improve the sustainability and returns on public investments and strengthen climate change response measures. Output 2 will support modernization of eight irrigation systems serving a command area of around 33,500 ha planted primarily in high value crops. Modernizing will entail measures such as improved conveyance, flow regulating, and monitoring systems. Output 3 will support demonstrations of innovative on-farm water-saving irrigation solutions. The project will also attract private investors to invest in large scale agriculture production and processing in designated high-tech agriculture zones'. Such investments will increase the revenue generating potential of the project investment.

Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy ADB''s Country Partnership Strategy (2016-2020) supports the specific aims of the ARP while also promoting enhanced and inclusive service delivery, climate change resilience and improved disaster risk management. More specifically, the agriculture, natural resources and rural development (ANR) sector strategy aims to maintain sustainable growth of the sector and enhance rural living standards. Water resource management is an integral part of the ANR sector strategy and the proposed project directly supports measures to improve efficiency and productivity of water use in the sector. The project is also consistent with ADB Water Operational Plan 2011-2020, Operational Plan for Integrated Disaster Risk Management 2014-2020 and ADB Strategy 2020 Midterm Review. The project is the first phase in a programmatic approach to address water resource management over the 2016-2020 period.
Impact Productivity and competitiveness, climate resilience and disaster preparedness in the agriculture sector enhanced.
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Water productivity of irrigated agriculture in five drought affected provinces of the Central Highland and South Central Coastal Regions improved
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

Delivery of irrigation management services improved

Modernized and climate resilient irrigation systems developed

Improved on-farm water management practices adopted

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Dak Nong, Tinh Binh Thuan, Tinh Dak Lak, Tinh Khanh Hoa, Tinh Ninh Thuan
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design

The five participating provincial people's committees, their departments of agriculture and rural development,

together with local communities/irrigated agriculture producers, agri-business community are the principal stakeholders. People's

committees and their relevant departments will participate in scoping during project design while local

communities/irrigated agriculture producers, agri-business community will participate in consultation to identify their

needs, opportunities, constraints and project interventions to ensure their full participation, benefit and mitigation of

negative impacts (such as of resettlement, etc.).

During Project Implementation On 21 Dec 2016, an inception workshop was attended by representatives from the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, State Bank of Viet Nam (SBV), Provincial People Committees (PPCs) and Department of Agriculture and Rural Development from each provinces. The PPTA inception phase culminated with a workshop on 27-28 Feb 2017, where the design and monitoring framework of the project was developed through inclusive processing involving government, ADB and the PPTA team. A mid term workshop was conducted in April 2017. In July 2017, a fact-finding mission to finalized the project design with the government was fielded.
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services The PPTA will require a consulting firm to provide 21 person-months (p-m) of international and 42 p-m of national consultants. An additional 3 p-m of international and 4 p-m of national inputs of participatory irrigation management specialists will be recruited separately by ADB through individual consultant selection. The firm will be recruited using quality- and cost-based selection procedures with a quality-cost ratio of 90:10 and simplified technical proposal according to ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2013 as amended from time to time). Consultants should have tertiary level qualifications from a recognized institution and a minimum of 10 years' relevant experience in developing countries of Southeast Asia. Table A3.3 shows anticipated consultant requirements.
Responsible ADB Officer Matsuda, Hideki
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, SERD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development
Room 305 Building A15
10 Nugen Cong Hoan Street
Ba Dinh District, Hanoi, Vietnam
Timetable
Concept Clearance 05 Aug 2016
Fact Finding 19 Jul 2016 to 19 Jul 2016
MRM -
Approval 01 Aug 2016
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 27 Sep 2018

TA 9147-VIE

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
01 Aug 2016 26 Sep 2016 26 Sep 2016 30 Sep 2017 31 Dec 2017 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
800,000.00 250,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,050,000.00 01 Aug 2016 1,034,594.92

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Tenders

No tenders for this project were found.

Contracts Awarded

Contract Title Approval Number Contract Date Contractor Contractor Address Executing Agency Contract Description Total Contract Amount (US$) Contract Amount Financed by ADB (US$)
Project Preparatory Technical Assistance 9147 08 Nov 2016 Pacific Rim Innovation & Management Exponents, Inc (Philippines) in Association with 12 Thang Long Tech.Transfer & Construction Consultant (Viet Nam) 502 MANILA LUXURY CONDOMINIUM PEARL DRIVE, ORTIGAS CENTER, PASIG CITY METRO MANILA, PHILIPPINES Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development 946,000.00

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