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Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
  • Vietnam
Location: Ho Chi Minh
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Status: Active
Bank Risk Rating: B
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Board Decision Date: 2015-05-29
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Borrower or Client: SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM. Responsible Agency: Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee
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  • Construction
  • Infrastructure
  • Transport
Investment Type(s): Loan
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Investment Amount (USD): $ 124.00 million
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Project Cost (USD): $ 137.45 million
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Original disclosure @ WB website
Updated in EWS: 2017-10-26
Disclosure Date: 2012-08-22
Ho Chi Minh City Green Transport Development

Project Description
The Ho Chi Minh City Green Transport Development Project for Vietnam aims to improve the performance and efficiency of public transport along in Ho Chi Minh City. The project includes of two components: The first component, bus rapid transit (BRT) corridor development will be built in order to carry out the construction and supervision of the BRT, improve the traffic management system, develop a transportation fee collection system, provide BRT vehicles and fueling facilities, carry out other integrated and management plans and activities around BRT stations, carry out land acquisition and resettlement plans. The second component is about capacity building for government officials as training programs and technical support for management and planning, carrying out monitoring and evaluation activities, efficiency fare structure and fare product for the public transportation system.
Investment Description
BORROWER/RECIPIENT 13.45 International Development Association (IDA) 124.00 Total 137.45
Contact Information
I.World Bank Contact Contact: Arturo Ardila Gomez Title: Lead Transport Economist Tel: 473-5861 Email: aardilagomez@worldbank.org II.Borrower/Client/Recipient Name: Socialist Republic of Vietnam Contact: Ms. Doan Hoai Anh Title: Director General, International Cooperation Department, SBV Tel: 84439386318 Email: doanhoaianh@yahoo.com III.Implementing Agencies Name: Ho Chi Minh City Peoples Committee Contact: Mr. Luong Minh Phuc Title: Director, UCCI Tel: (84-8) 822-3651 Email: luongminhphuc@gmail.com IV.For more information contact: The InfoShop The World Bank 1818 H Street, NW Washington, D.C. 20433 Telephone: (202) 458-4500 Fax: (202) 522-1500 Web: http://www.worldbank.org/infoshop 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 ipanel@worldbank.org. You can learn more about the Inspection Panel and how to file a complaint at: http://ewebapps.worldbank.org/apps/ip/Pages/Home.aspx.
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