Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) Corridor Connectivity Enhancement Project (ADB-50098-001)

Countries
  • Vietnam
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Specific Location
Provinces of Quang Nam, Yen Bai, Lai Chau and Lao Cai
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Financial Institutions
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
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Project Status
Active
Bank Risk Rating
A
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Voting Date
Nov 29, 2016
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Borrower
Government of Vietnam, Ministry of Transport
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Sectors
  • Transport
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Investment Type(s)
Grant
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 1.80 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 1.80 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Nov 8, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Dec 12, 2016


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Project Description
According to ADB website, the project aims to improve international and national transport connectivity of underdeveloped provinces of Viet Nam by improving accessibility to GMS corridors. The project scope comprises improving National Highway NH14D in Quang Nam province, and three National Highways (NH32, NH279 and upgraded PR175) in Yen Bai, Lai Chau and Lao Cai provinces connecting to the Noi Bai Lao Cai Expressway and supporting Department of Roads Viet Nam (DRVN) in road asset management.
Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 1.80 million
Contact Information
Project Officer: Lisack, Valerie Southeast Asia Department, ADB Executing Agencies Ministry of Transport 80 Tran Hung Dao Hanoi, Viet Nam No contact information provided at the time of disclosure. ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF ADB The Accountability Mechanism is an independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who believe they are likely to be, or have been, adversely affected by an Asian Development Bank-financed project. If you submit a complaint to the Accountability Mechanism, they may investigate to assess whether the Asian Development Bank is following its own policies and procedures for preventing harm to people or the environment. You can learn more about the Accountability Mechanism and how to file a complaint at: http://www.adb.org/site/accountability-mechanism/main