Terms of Reference - Green Freight NAMA for Viet Nam
The GMS Core Environment Program (ADB RETA 7987) implemented by NIRAS is seeking a qualified company/research team to conduct a study on Green Freight Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMA) for Viet Nam.
The objective is to assess current and anticipated needs for Green Freight NAMAs and assist the Department for Roads of Viet Nam (DRVN) in developing a Green Freight NAMA as a stepping stone towards a financial proposal to the Green Climate Fund (GCF). The scope of this study is detailed in the attached Terms of Reference.
Expressions of Interest (EOI) are required by 5:00pm (Thailand time) on 3 May 2017 and must outline the company/research team's capacity to conduct the study as well as an initial quotation and summary budget. Please send EOIs to firstname.lastname@example.org with cc to email@example.com.
Date: 24th April 2017
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1 to 2 April 2019
Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) Climate Change and Environment Sustainability Program (CCESP): The proposed knowledge and support technical assistance (TA) on CCESP will build on the key achievements of two phases of the Core Environment Program and support the implementation of the GMS Core Environment Program Strategic Framework and Action Plan 2018-2022, which was endorsed at the Fifth GMS Environment Ministers’ Meeting held in 2018. The CCESP will focus on creating enabling conditions to leverage additional investment in priority areas such as (i) green technologies and sustainable infrastructure; (ii) natural resources and ecosystem services; and (iii) green growth, climate resilience and disaster risk management.
27th November 2018
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved over $100 million in financing to help the Government of Viet Nam install eight modernized irrigation systems in five drought-affected provinces, which will improve agricultural productivity, especially among farmers growing high-value crops such as coffee, peppers, grapes, dragon fruits, and mangoes.