First Mekong Delta Region Development Policy Operation (WB-P172780)

Countries
  • Vietnam
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Specific Location
Nation-wide
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Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
Proposed
Bank Risk Rating
U
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Borrower
The Government of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors
  • Law and Government
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Investment Type(s)
Loan
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 350.00 million
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Loan Amount (USD)
$ 350.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 350.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS May 13, 2020

Disclosed by Bank Mar 21, 2020


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Project Description

According to the bank document, "the proposed First Mekong Development Policy Operation (DPO) initiates a new programmatic series of three operations. The main purpose of the proposed series of DPOs is to strengthen economic transformation and climate resilience in the Mekong Delta region by

(i) effective regional coordination with stronger institutions;

(ii) spatially integrated policy reforms in priority sectors; and

(iii) sustainable financing for efficient and green investment."

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information

1/World Bank

Quyen Hoang Vu:  Senior Governance Specialist

Diji Chandrasekharan Behr:  Senior Governance Specialist

Jacques Morisset:  Senior Governance Specialist

2/Borrower/Client/Recipient

Socialist Republic of Vietnam

3/Implementing Agencies

Ministry of Planning and Investment

Contact: Duy Dong Tran

Title: Director General, Local Economy and Territory Department

Email: tranduydong@mpi.gov.vn

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT

The World Bank

1818 H Street, NW Washington, D.C. 20433

Telephone: (202) 473-1000

Web: http://www.worldbank.org/projects

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