GMS Biodiversity Conservation Corridor (ADF) (Loan - Viet Nam)


Project 40253-023
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Type Loan
Sector Agriculture, Natural Resources and Rural Development
Country Viet Nam
Start 2010
End 2019
Status Ongoing
Last Edited 05 Jul 2021


US$('000) 60,000

Project Description

The Project will enhance transboundary cooperation for preventing and mitigating fragmentation of biodiversity rich forest landscapes of the Cardamom Mountains and Eastern Plains Dry Forest in Cambodia, Triborder Forest areas located in southern Lao PDR, and the Central Annamites in Viet Nam.

Progress (as of March 2021)

Ongoing. The loan project (Loan 2721-VIE) closed in September 2019. The GEF grant project (G0433- VIE) closing date has been extended to 31 December 2020.


Contact 1
Contact Name khuc, huong thi lan
Organization Asian Development Bank
Contact 2
Contact Name -
Organization -
Email -

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  • By 2022, 18,900 ha restored and an additional 16,100 ha leveraged under reduced emissions from deforestation and forest degradation for climate change mitigation compared to 2011 baseline; approximately 2,600 households with diversified livelihood assets and/or income generating opportunities; and 5.3 million labor days worth of employment generated through project related conservation and participatory restoration activities.
  • By 2018, management plans and biodiversity corridor policy with legal framework in place covering around 1.93 million ha of forestland and nonforestland; biodiversity conservation corridors mapped and demarcated with cross-border arrangements for maintenance and protection between the Lao PDR and Viet Nam, and Cambodia and Viet Nam; increase in income and/or assets for target households by 40% in Cambodia and the Lao PDR, and 55% in Viet Nam compared to 2011; and at least 30% of the commune and village corridor management committee members are women.