50051-001: Improving Public Expenditure Quality Program, Subprogram 1 | Asian Development Bank

Viet Nam: Improving Public Expenditure Quality Program, Subprogram 1

Sovereign (Public) Project | 50051-001 Status: Active

The Asian Development Bank is working with Viet Nam to increase the efficiency of the country's public expenditure system in order to improve infrastructure provision, social service delivery, and reduce poverty.

Project Details

Project Officer
Nguyen, Anh Hong Southeast Asia Department Request for information
Country
  • Viet Nam
Modality
  • Loan
  • Technical Assistance
Sector
  • Public sector management
 
Project Name Improving Public Expenditure Quality Program, Subprogram 1
Project Number 50051-001
Country Viet Nam
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 3502-VIE: Improving Public Expenditure Quality Program, Subprogram 1
Ordinary capital resources US$ 82.70 million
Loan 3503-VIE: Improving Public Expenditure Quality Program, Subprogram 1
concessional ordinary capital resources lending / Asian Development Fund US$ 117.30 million
TA 9272-VIE: Support for Improving Public Expenditure Quality Program
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 575,000.00
TA 9272-VIE: Support for Improving Public Expenditure Quality Program (Supplementary)
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 1.00 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Public sector management / Public expenditure and fiscal management

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Some gender elements
Description

IPEQ''s impact is to improve the provision of infrastructure and service delivery to lift living standards and reduce poverty. The program''s outcome is enhanced public financial management systems. There are three main outputs: Output 1: Public financial resources productively allocated; Output 2: Budget credibility enhanced; Output 3: Oversight and monitoring and evaluation of budget implementation improved.

Subprogram 1 is envisioned as a single-tranche policy-based loan. The 2nd subprogram will be discussed with the authorities during program implementation. The loan amount reflects the country''s development financing needs and indicative costs of reform.

Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy Low-quality public expenditure remains a critical development constraint to more inclusive economic growth in Viet Nam. The proposed Viet Nam Improving Public Expenditure Quality (IPEQ) Program deepens ongoing ADB support of sequenced policy measures to increase the efficiency of public expenditure and improve infrastructure and services for the people of Viet Nam.
Impact Provision of infrastructure and service delivery improved to lift living standards and reduce poverty.
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Enhanced public financial management systems
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

1. Public financial resources more productively allocated

2. Budget credibility enhanced

3. Oversight and M&E of budget implementation improved

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Nation-wide
Safeguard Categories
Environment C
Involuntary Resettlement C
Indigenous Peoples C
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects No environmental impact is expected.
Involuntary Resettlement No involuntary resettlement is expected.
Indigenous Peoples No indigenous peoples impact is expected.
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design Extensive consultation had been made with key government agencies including Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Planning and Investment, and the National Assembly's Committee for Financial and Budgetary Affairs; and development partners active in PFM related work in Viet Nam to identify support priorities and discuss implementation arrangements.
During Project Implementation Extensive consultation had been made with the Program's EA and IAs to discuss implementation issues and necessary adjustments; with broader stakeholders including central and provincial government agencies, development partners and civil society organizations to seek insights and comments on the program's proposed reforms.
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services

A. Three international experts are expected to understand international best practices in these areas and be able to make policy recommendations suitable for Vietnam.

1. Public Asset Management Specialist

2. Public Debt Management Specialist

3. Public Investment Evaluation Specialist

B. Six national experts are expected to contribute to country assessments, facilitate country consultations, and provide other technical support.

1. Public Asset Management Specialist

2. Public Debt Management Specialist

3. Fiscal Management Specialist

4. ODA Management Specialist

5. Public Investment Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist

6. Risk Management Specialist

Responsible ADB Officer Nguyen, Anh Hong
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Viet Nam Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Finance
[email protected]
28 Tran Hung Dao
Hanoi, Viet Nam
Timetable
Concept Clearance 26 May 2016
Fact Finding 24 Apr 2016 to 27 Apr 2016
MRM 22 Jun 2016
Approval 13 Dec 2016
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 30 Mar 2018

Loan 3502-VIE

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
13 Dec 2016 26 May 2017 - 31 Dec 2017 - 07 Nov 2017
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 82.70 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 82.70 13 Dec 2016 0.00 0.00 0%
Counterpart 0.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 13 Dec 2016 0.00 0.00 0%

Loan 3503-VIE

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
13 Dec 2016 26 May 2017 02 Jan 2018 31 Dec 2017 31 Dec 2018 -
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 117.30 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 117.30 13 Dec 2016 0.00 0.00 0%
Counterpart 0.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 13 Dec 2016 0.00 0.00 0%

TA 9272-VIE

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
13 Dec 2016 31 Mar 2017 31 Mar 2017 31 Mar 2018 31 Mar 2020 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
1,575,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,575,000.00 13 Dec 2016 464,416.20

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Tenders

Tender Title Type Status Posting Date Deadline
Improving Public Expenditure Quality Program Individual - Consulting Closed 08 Jun 2018 12 Jun 2018
Improving Public Expenditure Quality Program Individual - Consulting Closed 08 Jun 2018 12 Jun 2018
National Project Coordination Individual - Consulting Closed 22 Feb 2018 28 Feb 2018

Contracts Awarded

No contracts awarded for this project were found

Procurement Plan

None currently available.