PROJECT
Small-Scale Pro Poor Infrastructure Development Project (III) (Sector Project Loan VI)

CLIENT
Central Project Management Unit (CPMU) Service Sector Department, Ministry of Planning and Investment

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SECTOR
Urban & Regional Planning
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PROJECT PERIOD
May 2011 - December 2015
PROJECT OVERVIEW

In order to assist the economic development and contribute to poverty alleviation in Vietnam, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has provided Japanese yen loan for the sector project loan (SPL) for poverty reduction and rural development under loan agreements dated on March 31, 2006 for SPL V and on November 10, 2009 for SPL VI to rehabilitate, upgrade, and newly construct the road, electricity distribution, water supply and irrigation in poor rural areas of Viet Nam, to strengthen the capacity of the implementing agencies, and to maximize investment impact to reduce poverty through capacity building.

The Government of Viet Nam shall use the proceeds of the loan for purchase of goods and services (including consultant's services) for implementation of the SPL VI.


SPL V


Rehabilitation, upgrading and construction of 137 sub-projects (138 *1 at the appraisal time):

- Water supply system: 29 sub-projects

- Road network: 45 sub-projects

- Electricity distribution system: 28 sub-projects

- Irrigation system: 35 sub-projects

 


*1: Pilot projects for cottage village (3 roads and 1 water supply sub-projects in 3 pilot provinces are included in the above number)


SPL VI


Rehabilitation, upgrading and construction of 95 sub-projects and 2 pilot projects:

- Road network: 50 sub-projects

- Water supply system: 15 sub-projects

- Electrification system: 14 sub-projects

- Irrigation system: 16 sub-projects

- Pilot projects: Tuan Giao/Dien Bien (1 road, 1 water supply, 1 irrigation, 1 center,                            commune/village units)

                              Hoang Hoa/Thanh Hoa (1 road, 1 irrigation, 1 center, net houses)


FEATURES

Rehabilitation, upgrading and construction of 95 sub-projects and 2 pilot projects:


- Road network: 50 sub-projects,

- Water supply system: 15 sub-projects,

- Electrification system: 14 sub-projects,

- Irrigation syste: 16 sub-projects, and

- Pilot projects: Tuan Giao/Dien Bien (1 road, 1 water supply, 1 irrigation, 1 center, commune/village units) and Hoang Hoa/Thanh Hoa (1 road, 1 irrigation, 1 venter net houses)


To achieve the objectives and targets for economic development and poverty alleviation, strengthen the capacity of implementing units, and maximize inventment impact through the pilot project implementation, the consultant:


- Assist the client (CPMU) in establishing an effective monitoring system covering four sectors and pilot projects at initiation of services;

- Provide necessary advice to the clients (PPMU, DPMU and CPMU) for smooth and efficient execution of the project consisting of sub-projects and pilot projects;

- Assist CPMU in monitoring financial performance of the project through the services;

- Assist CPMU and implementing units in preparation periodical monitoring reports;

- Assist CPMU in evaluation of project implementation and prepare the project completion report;

- Review the designs and other relevant documents of the project through field investigation, if and when required;

- Assist/advise the implementing units, if and when required in the service period for executing the F/S, D/D and/or supplementary study required for the execution of the project, and;

- Identify and formulate new SPL projects.


SERVICES
- Project management
- Monitoring and evaluation of implementation of sub-projects by assisting the client in:
   - Planning
   - Detailed design
   - Tendering procedure
   - Bid evaluation
   - Procurement of equipment
   - Construction supervision
   - Provision of training program to the provincial staff and local people