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, in line with the Agricultural Restructuring Program.
|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, in line with the Agricultural Restructuring Program.|
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy||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|
|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)||
The Agriculture Value Chain and Marketing Specialist/Team Leader and National Agriculture Value Chain (Institutional) Specialist have been mobilized. Recruitment of other individual consultant is ongoing. MARD has established a project management unit and appointed a project director and support staff to implement the TA. The EA has facilitated a series of meetings with the participating provinces to present the TA and secure the commitment of the provincial leaders to support the TA.
The recruitment of a firm, to carry out value chain assessment on selected provinces, is ongoing. The assessments will provide the basis to prioritize the proposed investment needs and will deliver capacity building targeting gaps and weaknesses both along value chains and the services demanded from both the private an public sectors.
|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||A series of meetings continue to be conducted by MARD for participating provinces to discuss the TA and preparations for the ensuing loan.|
|Consulting Services||The TA will require services of 36 person-months (p-m) of international and 67 p-m of national consultants to be recruited using individual consultant selection, in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2013, as amended from time to time).|
|Responsible ADB Officer||Ueda, Takeshi|
|Responsible ADB Department||Southeast Asia Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, SERD|
Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development
Room 305 Building A15
10 Nugen Cong Hoan Street
Ba Dinh District, Hanoi, Vietnam
|Concept Clearance||22 Mar 2017|
|Fact Finding||03 Apr 2017 to 07 Apr 2017|
|Approval||11 Aug 2017|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|Last PDS Update||28 Mar 2018|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|11 Aug 2017||09 Nov 2017||09 Nov 2017||30 Sep 2019||-||-|
|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||0.00|
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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|
|Agribusiness Financing Specialist||Individual - Consulting||Closed||20 Oct 2017||31 Oct 2017|
|Climate-Smart Agriculture Specialist||Individual - Consulting||Closed||20 Oct 2017||31 Oct 2017|
|Agribusiness Development Public-Private Partnership (Transactions) Specialist||Individual - Consulting||Closed||20 Oct 2017||31 Oct 2017|
|Agricultural Economist||Individual - Consulting||Closed||20 Oct 2017||31 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|
|Rural Enterprise Development Specialist (National)||Individual - Consulting||Closed||13 Oct 2017||27 Oct 2017|
|Agribusiness Development Public-Private Partnership (Legal) Specialist (National)||Individual - Consulting||Closed||13 Oct 2017||27 Oct 2017|
|Public Finance Specialist (National)||Individual - Consulting||Closed||13 Oct 2017||27 Oct 2017|
|Climate-Smart Agriculture 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|
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