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Viet Nam: Enhancing Agricultural Competitiveness in Viet Nam

Sovereign (Public) Project | 50134-001 Status: Active

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 Details

Project Officer
Ueda, Takeshi Southeast Asia Department Request for information
Country
  • Viet Nam
Modality
  • Technical Assistance
Sector
  • Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
 
Project Name Enhancing Agricultural Competitiveness in Viet Nam
Project Number 50134-001
Country Viet Nam
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 9355-VIE: Enhancing Agricultural Competitiveness in Viet Nam
Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction US$ 1.80 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
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 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
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Enabling policy, institutional, and investment conditions for agriculture commercialization enhanced in selected provinces
Progress Toward Outcome -
Implementation Progress
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)

1.1 High-value agriculture commodities for development of value chains were selected for each project province.

1.2. Public private engagement platform for strategic planning of market based value chain development were established in each project province.

1.3. Value chains analyses of selected commodities were drafted for Can Tho, Nghe An, and Tay Ninh provinces.

2.1. Support for each project province to prepare agribusiness-related investments in a form of project proposal (government's requirement for project province to participate in the ensuing loan)

2.2. Support for integration of value chain investments in medium-term investment plans and medium-term expenditure frameworks continues (preparation of manual on the inclusion of investment plans in the medium-term expenditure framework, support to each project province to prepare an investment plan).

2.3. Training and capacity building on fruit and vegetable supply chains, public-private partnership/collaboration, and the inclusion of investment plans in the medium-term expenditure framework have been conducted.

Geographical Location Nation-wide
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
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.

Business Opportunities
Consulting Services

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.

Procurement No procurement.
Responsible ADB Officer Ueda, Takeshi
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 22 Mar 2017
Fact Finding 03 Apr 2017 to 07 Apr 2017
MRM -
Approval 11 Aug 2017
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 31 Mar 2020

TA 9355-VIE

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
11 Aug 2017 09 Nov 2017 09 Nov 2017 30 Sep 2019 30 Sep 2020 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
0.00 1,800,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,800,000.00 11 Aug 2017 1,041,204.02

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Tenders

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 (Transactions) Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 28 Dec 2018 06 Jan 2019
Agribusiness Development Public-Private Partnership (Legal) Specialist (National) 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
Agricultural Economist (National) Individual - Consulting Closed 13 Oct 2017 27 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
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

Contracts Awarded

Contract Title Approval Number Contract Date Contractor Contractor Address Executing Agency Contract Description Total Contract Amount (US$) Contract Amount Financed by ADB (US$)
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

Procurement Plan

None currently available.