Project Data Sheet

Project Data Sheets (PDS) contain summary information on the project or program: Because the PDS is a work in progress, some information may not be included in its initial version but will be added as it becomes available. Information about proposed projects is tentative and indicative.

PDS Creation Date 12 Dec 2006
PDS Updated as of 08 Jul 2015

Project Name Tea and Fruit Development Project
Country Viet Nam
Project/Program Number 30317-013
Status Closed
Geographical Location 13 Provinces (Thai Nguyen, Phu Tho, Yen Bai, Lam Dong, Tuyen Quang, Ha Giang, Bac Giang, Thanh Hoa, Hoa Binh, Binh Dinh, Khanh Hoa, Tien Giang, Ben Tre
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Sector Not yet classified
Subsector For Classification
Strategic Agendas
Drivers of Change
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories


Type/Modality of Assistance Approval Number Source of Funding Approved Amount (thousand)
Loan1781Asian Development Fund40,200
Loan-Participating Financial Institutions4,900
Counterpart 12,000
TOTAL US$ 57,100

Safeguard Categories

For more information about the safeguard categories, please see

Environment B

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

The environmental and social aspects of the project have been adequately addressed in implementation of the project. The farmers have been advised to avoid the use of unsuitable agrochemicals as fertilizer through extension services and provision of technical manuals. Further environmental management has been included in the business planning exercise that was conducted prior to initiating any investments. The development activities that were carried out in the project area were consistent with the findings of the socioeconomic survey done prior to any investment activities. Review missions have received positive feed backs from the villagers regarding social impacts of the project.

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples

Stakeholder Communication, Participation and Consultation

Regular stakeholders consultations were carried out by ADB review missions and by project consultants.

During Project Design
During Project Implementation


Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Development Impact

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Towards Outcome

Outputs and Implementation Progress

Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Status of Development Objectives
Status of Operation / Construction
Material Changes

Business Opportunities

Date of First Listing 2006 Dec 12
Consulting Services
Procurement and Consulting Notices


Concept Clearance
Fact-finding 05 Apr 1999 to 23 Apr 1999
Management Review Meeting 04 Jun 1999
Approval 14 Nov 2000


Approval No. Approval Signing Effectivity Closing
Original Revised Actual
Loan 1781 14 Nov 2000 01 Oct 2001 14 Nov 2001 30 Jun 2007 31 Dec 2007 04 Sep 2008


Date Approval Number ADB (US$ thousand) Others (US$ thousand) Net Percentage
Cumulative Contract Awards
30 Sep 2016 Loan 1781 0 0 0.00%
Cumulative Disbursements
30 Sep 2016 Loan 1781 2,970 0 100.00%

Status of Covenants

Covenants are categorized under the following categories—audited accounts, safeguards, social, sector, financial, economic, and others. Covenant compliance is rated by category by applying the following criteria: (i) Satisfactory—all covenants in the category are being complied with, with a maximum of one exception allowed, (ii) Partly Satisfactory—a maximum of two covenants in the category are not being complied with, (iii) Unsatisfactory—three or more covenants in the category are not being complied with. As per the 2011 Public Communications Policy, covenant compliance ratings for Project Financial Statements apply only to projects whose invitation for negotiation falls after 2 April 2012.

Approval No. Category
Sector Social Financial Economic Others Safeguards Project Financial Statements
Loan 1781
Loan -

Contacts and Update Details

Responsible ADB Officer ()
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Divisions Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, SERD
Executing Agencies Ministry of Agriculture & Rural Development (MARD)
Mr. Nguyen The Hinh

Ministry of Finance
Mr. Phung Khac Ke


Project Website
List of Project Documents