Vietnam: Project for Improved Land Governance and Databases (VILG) (WB-P154387)

  • Vietnam
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Specific Location
National-wide - Natural resources Sector
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Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Jul 5, 2016
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Government of Vietnam
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  • Agriculture and Forestry
  • Communications
  • Law and Government
  • Technical Cooperation
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 150.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 180.00 million
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Bank Documents
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Oct 26, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Nov 9, 2015

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Project Description
This project finances strengthening the quality of land administration and service delivery by reforming local land administration procedures and Land Registration Offices, as well as training and support for public awareness raising and communication among stakeholders, including the implementation of ethnic minority development plans. This project also finances the establishment of the Multipurpose Land Information System.
Investment Description
BORROWER/RECIPIENT 30.00 International Development Association (IDA) 150.00 Total 180.00

Contact Information
World Bank Contact: Hoa Thi Mong Pham Title: Senior Social Development Spec Tel: 5777+7313 / Email: Contact: Wael Zakout Title: Lead Land Administration Speci Tel: 202-473-3537 Email: Borrower/Client/Recipient Name: Socialist Republic of Vietnam Contact: Ms. Doan Hoai Anh Title: Director General, International Cooperation Department, SBV Tel: 84439386318 Email: Implementing Agencies Name: Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment Contact: Hong Thi Thu Nguyen Title: Director Tel: 84-04-3629-0529 Email: ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF WORLD BANK The World Bank Inspection Panel is the independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who believe they are likely to be, or have been, adversely affected by a World Bank-financed project. If you submit a complaint to the Inspection Panel, they may investigate to assess whether the World Bank is following its own policies and procedures for preventing harm to people or the environment. You can contact the Inspection Panel or submit a complaint by emailing You can learn more about the Inspection Panel and how to file a complaint at: