36304-013: Agriculture Science and Technology

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The Project aims to strengthen the national AST system in Viet Nam, thereby contributing to the sustainable and equitable growth of the agriculture sector and ultimately to reduced rural poverty. The Project will address critical issues involved in AST development, including the low level of linkages among key AST areas (agricultural research, extension, and training), and the gap in the capacity of physical and human resources for the national AST system. The Project will contribute to the ... Read More

Country Viet Nam
Project Number 36304-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number Loan No. 2283
Approval Date 11 Dec 2006
Closing Date 13 Aug 2014
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 30,000
Geographical Location Activities related to extension will mainly cover upland or remote areas in five provinces, including Dak Nong, Nghe An, Ninh Thuan, Quang Nam, and Thanh Hoa, while other project components have nationwide coverage.
Sector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Subsector Agriculture research and application
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Governance and capacity development (GCD)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 2: Effective gender mainstreaming (EGM)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: C
Indigenous People: B

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