The TA aims to establish the enabling conditions and financing requirements for ADB to provide programmatic investment support to the agriculture, natural resources and rural development (ANR) sector in Viet Nam.
|Project Name||Enhancing Agricultural Competitiveness in Viet Nam|
|Project Type / Modality of Assistance||Technical Assistance
|Source of Funding / Amount||
|Strategic Agendas||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 policy, institutional and capacity development
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming||Some gender elements|
|Description||The TA aims to establish the enabling conditions and financing requirements for ADB to provide programmatic investment support to the agriculture, natural resources and rural development (ANR) sector in Viet Nam.|
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy||In line with the Agricultural Restructuring Program, the activities proposed for the CDTA will assist ADB in further defining the enabling conditions for programmatic support in rural infrastructure, agricultural productivity and food safety.|
|Impact||Competitiveness enhanced and inclusive growth sustained in the agriculture sector of Viet Nam|
|Description of Outcome||Enabling policy, institutional, and investment conditions for agriculture commercialization enhanced in selected provinces|
|Progress Toward Outcome||
A.1 Horticulture value chain analyses were prepared for four beneficiary provinces (Can Tho, Nghe An, Tay Ninh, and H u Giang).
A.2 Provincial public private collaboration platforms for strategic planning of market-based value chain development established in the four provinces were done.
A.3 Associated investment plans were prepared in a form of project proposal for the Project for Ngh An, Tay Ninh, and Hau Giang; and
A.4 Training on crop value chain development strategies were conducted for those three provinces.
B.1 Potential PPP investments were identified for the three provinces;
B.2 Draft PPP terms sheets were prepared for the identified investments;
B.3 Training on PPP were conducted for the three provinces;
B.4 Trainings for public investment and expenditure were conducted; and
B.5 Training on requirements to participate in the Project and procedure to include in the provincial governments' annual budgets and medium-term public investment plans were done.
|Description of Project Outputs||
Public -private collaboration arrangements in agriculture value chains established
Public investment planning and expenditure management for agriculture commercialization strengthened
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)||
1A. Detailed Value Chain Analysis reports have been prepared for Can Tho, Ngh An, Tay Ninh, and Hau Giang.
2A. KSTA has provided (i) a guide to develop project proposals and (ii) training on public investment and expenditure and inclusion of the project in MTIP in Tay Ninh, Can Tho, Ha Giang and Nghe An during July/August 2019.
2B. Capacity building through training workshops were conducted and included: how to identify and analyze policies and the supporting regulatory framework for building and enhancing value chain development; the application of PPPs in horticulture; the development of horticulture strategies
|Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects|
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|During Project Design||ADB has held consultations at the national (MARD and MPI) and provincial levels (with several PPCs and DARDs) on the proposed scope and implementing arrangements of the TA.|
|During Project Implementation||
An Inception Workshop will be held on 24-25 October 2018 which will discuss the draft Provincial Indicative Investment Proposals.
Not yet due.
Not yet due.A series of meetings continue to be conducted by MARD for participating provinces to discuss the TA and preparations for the ensuing loan.
Three international and five national consultants were engaged to implement the TA. In addition, a consulting firm was engaged to particularly conduct value chain analyses for all project provinces.
Three national consultants were added to the team as of Feb. 2020.
|Responsible ADB Officer||Ueda, Takeshi|
|Responsible ADB Department||Southeast Asia Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, SERD|
|Concept Clearance||22 Mar 2017|
|Fact Finding||03 Apr 2017 to 07 Apr 2017|
|Approval||11 Aug 2017|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|Last PDS Update||30 Sep 2020|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|11 Aug 2017||09 Nov 2017||09 Nov 2017||30 Sep 2019||30 Sep 2021||-|
|Financing Plan/TA Utilization||Cumulative Disbursements|
|0.00||1,800,000.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||1,800,000.00||11 Aug 2017||1,178,145.09|
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|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|Tăng cường năng lực cạnh tranh nông nghiệp tại Việt Nam: Bảng Dữ liệu Dự án||Translated PDS||Aug 2017|
|Enhancing Agricultural Competitiveness in Viet Nam: Technical Assistance Report||Technical Assistance Reports||Aug 2017|
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|Tender Title||Type||Status||Posting Date||Deadline|
|Climate-Smart Agriculture Specialist (National)||Individual - Consulting||Closed||07 Jan 2020||20 Jan 2020|
|Environment Safeguards Specialist||Individual - Consulting||Closed||16 Nov 2019||22 Nov 2019|
|Social Safeguards Specialist||Individual - Consulting||Closed||15 Nov 2019||21 Nov 2019|
|Climate-Smart Agriculture Specialist (International)||Individual - Consulting||Closed||20 Sep 2019||26 Sep 2019|
|Agribusiness Development Public-Private Partnership (Legal) Specialist (National)||Individual - Consulting||Closed||28 Dec 2018||06 Jan 2019|
|Agribusiness Development Public-Private Partnership (Transactions) Specialist||Individual - Consulting||Closed||28 Dec 2018||06 Jan 2019|
|Climate-Smart Agriculture Specialist (National)||Individual - Consulting||Closed||22 Sep 2018||28 Sep 2018|
|Climate-Smart Agriculture Specialist||Individual - Consulting||Closed||21 Sep 2018||27 Sep 2018|
|Public Finance Specialist (National)||Individual - Consulting||Closed||18 Sep 2018||24 Sep 2018|
|Agriculture Value Chain and Marketing Specialist||Individual - Consulting||Closed||08 Aug 2018||14 Aug 2018|
|Agricultural Economist||Individual - Consulting||Closed||20 Oct 2017||31 Oct 2017|
|Agribusiness Financing Specialist||Individual - Consulting||Closed||20 Oct 2017||31 Oct 2017|
|Rural Enterprise Development Specialist (National)||Individual - Consulting||Closed||13 Oct 2017||27 Oct 2017|
|Agribusiness Financing Specialist (National)||Individual - Consulting||Closed||13 Oct 2017||27 Oct 2017|
|Agricultural Economist (National)||Individual - Consulting||Closed||13 Oct 2017||27 Oct 2017|
|Agriculture Value Chain and Marketing Specialist||Individual - Consulting||Closed||24 Sep 2017||30 Sep 2017|
|Agriculture Value Chain (Institutional) Specialist/ Deputy Team Leader||Individual - Consulting||Closed||24 Sep 2017||30 Sep 2017|
|Contract Title||Approval Number||Contract Date||Contractor||Contractor Address||Executing Agency||Contract Description||Total Contract Amount (US$)||Contract Amount Financed by ADB (US$)|
|Capacity Development||Technical Assistance 9355||26 Jun 2018||ASEAN DEVELOPMENT AND MANAGEMENT CONSULTING LTD.(VIET NAM,SOC REP OF) in association with Vietnam Market Analysis & Forecast Joint Stock Co.(VIET NAM,SOC REP OF)||Suite 501, N04B2 Building, Thanh Thai St Dich Vong, Cau Giay District, Hanoi, VIETNAM||Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development||Consulting Services||284,214.00||—|
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