Viet Nam : Lao Cai Sustainable Urban and Infrastructure Development Project

Sovereign Project | 56003-001

The proposed Lao Cai Sustainable Urban and Infrastructure Project (the project) will upgrade public infrastructure and deploy digital technologies needed to reinvigorate inclusive tourism in Lao Cai province. It is expected to benefit xx peopleof whom half are women and girls and 70% are ethnic minoritiesresponding directly to the needs of Viet Nam's poorest and most vulnerable groups.

Project Details

  • Project Officer
    Schipani, Steven M.
    Sectors Group
    Request for information
  • Country/Economy
    Viet Nam
  • Sector
    • Water and other urban infrastructure and services
Project Name
Lao Cai Sustainable Urban and Infrastructure Development Project
Project Number
56003-001
Country / Economy
  • Viet Nam
Project Status
Proposed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance
  • Grant
  • Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan: Lao Cai Sustainable Urban and Infrastructure Development Project
Source Amount
Ordinary capital resources US$ 75.00 million
Operational Priorities
  • OP1: Addressing remaining poverty and reducing inequalities
  • OP2: Accelerating progress in gender equality
  • OP3: Tackling climate change, building climate and disaster resilience, and enhancing environmental sustainability
  • OP4: Making cities more livable
  • OP5: Promoting rural development and food security
  • OP6: Strengthening governance and institutional capacity
  • OP7: Fostering regional cooperation and integration
Sector / Subsector
  • Industry and trade / Trade and services

  • Transport / Road transport (non-urban)

  • Water and other urban infrastructure and services / Other urban services

Gender
Effective gender mainstreaming
Description
The proposed Lao Cai Sustainable Urban and Infrastructure Project (the project) will upgrade public infrastructure and deploy digital technologies needed to reinvigorate inclusive tourism in Lao Cai province. It is expected to benefit xx peopleof whom half are women and girls and 70% are ethnic minoritiesresponding directly to the needs of Viet Nam's poorest and most vulnerable groups.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
The project will be aligned with the following impacts: inclusive and climate resilient socioeconomic development in Lao Cai province. The outcome will be a sustainable tourism recovery in Lao Cai. There are three outputs: (i) urban infrastructure improved, (ii) rural transport infrastructure upgraded, and (iii) community-based digitally enabled tourism services and products developed.
Impact

Inclusive and climate resilient socioeconomic development in Lao Cai Province

Outcome

Sustainable tourism recovery in Lao Cai

Outputs

Urban infrastructure improved

Rural transport infrastructure upgraded

Community-led, digitally enabled tourism services and agricultural value chains developed

Geographical Location
Nation-wide, Lao Cai

Safeguard Categories

Environment
B
Involuntary Resettlement
A
Indigenous Peoples
A

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples

Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation

During Project Design
During Project Implementation

Contact

Responsible ADB Officer
Schipani, Steven M.
Responsible ADB Department
Sectors Group
Responsible ADB Division
Water and Urban Development Sector Office (SG-WUD)
Executing Agencies
Lao Cai Provincial People's Committee

Timetable

Concept Clearance
23 May 2022
Fact Finding
04 Nov 2024 to 02 Dec 2024
MRM
03 Dec 2024
Approval
-
Last Review Mission
-
Last PDS Update
25 May 2022

Funding

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Title Document Type Document Date
Lao Cai Sustainable Urban and Infrastructure Development Project: Initial Poverty and Social Analysis Initial Poverty and Social Analysis May 2022

Safeguard Documents See also: Safeguards
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Tenders

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Contracts Awarded

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