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
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
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

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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

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