FP013

Improving the resilience of vulnerable coastal communities to climate change related impacts in Viet Nam

Improving the resilience of vulnerable coastal communities to climate change related impacts in Viet Nam

  • Status Under implementation
  • Date approved 30 Jun 2016 at B.13
  • Est. completion 11 Jul 2024
  • ESS Category Category B

Strengthening storm and flood protection for coastal communities in Viet Nam through resilient housing, planting and rehabilitation of mangrove forests, and systematized climate risk assessments for the public and private sectors.

Impoverished coastal communities in Viet Nam are impacted by frequent flooding and storms, with 60,000 houses damaged or destroyed each year causing huge economic impacts. The rural poor are at especially high risk given their reliance on natural resources for their livelihoods, particularly in agriculture and fisheries.

More resilient housing will be created through incorporating storm and flood resilient design features in new houses to benefit up to 20,000 people who are exposed to high risk from adverse weather events. In order to create storm surge buffers, 4,000 hectares of mangroves will be planted and rehabilitated, which will also create sustainable ecosystem resources to support coastal livelihoods. The project will also develop systematized climate and economic risk assessments for private and public sector application in all 28 coastal provinces of Viet Nam.

The project has an estimated lifespan of 5 years.

Total project value

 

Tonnes of emissions avoided

 

Beneficiaries

 

Direct
20,000
Indirect
30,000,000
Theme

Cross-cutting

Result areas

Project timeline

Pipeline

24 Jun 2015 - 373 days

Concept note received

24 Jun 2015

Funding proposal received

28 Jul 2015

Approved

30 Jun 2016 - 377 days

Approved by GCF Board

30 Jun 2016

Cleared by iTAP

30 Jun 2016

Legal opinion on AE's Internal Approval

27 Sep 2016

FAA executed

08 Jun 2017

Under implementation

11 Jul 2017 - 2,533 days so far

FAA effective

11 Jul 2017

Disbursement - USD 3,491,400

14 Sep 2017

Annual Performance Report

23 Mar 2018

Disbursement - USD 8,422,400

12 Sep 2018

Annual Performance Report

01 Mar 2019

Disbursement - USD 8,326,600

04 Mar 2020

Disbursement - USD 5,882,600

14 Apr 2021

Disbursement - USD 3,400,000

29 Apr 2022

To be completed

11 Jul 2024 - 26 days to go

One region

  • Asia-Pacific

One country

USD  
  • Financing
    • Private sector
    • Public sector
  • Size
    • Micro
    • Small
    • Medium
    • Large

GCF financing100% disbursed

InstrumentAmount
GrantUSD 29,523,000
Total GCF Financing
USD 29,523,000

Co-financing

Co-financerInstrumentAmount
Co-FinancingGrantUSD 9,406,625
Co-FinancingGrantUSD 1,600,000
Total Co-Financing
USD 11,006,625

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Accredited Entity

United Nations Development Programme
Mrs. Nancy Bennet
Primary

Executive Coordinator, ad interim (A.I)
304 East 45th Street, FF-9th Floor, New York, United States
Phone +12129065044
nancy.bennet@undp.org
Mr. Robin Merlier
Secondary

Principal Advisor Environmental Law and Policy
304 East 45th Street, FF-9th Floor, New York, United States
Phone +1 2129065842
robin.merlier@undp.org
More contacts

National Designated Authority

Viet Nam
Ministry of Planning and Investment
Dr. Le Viet Anh Primary
Director General, Department of Science, Education, Natural Resources and Environment
6B Hoang Dieu Street, Ba Dinh District, Ha Noi, Viet Nam
Phone +84 804432
levietanh@mpi.gov.vn
Ms. Nguyen Thi Hoang Yen Secondary
Deputy Director General
Phone +84 080 44645
hoangyenkhcn@gmail.com
Mr. Doan Phuong Duy Operational focal point
Official - Dept. of Science, Education, Natural Resources and Environment
Phone +84 080 44645
duydp@mpi.gov.vn

Documents

News + Stories

Buzzing businesses: Restoring mangroves, revitalising livelihoods amid climate challenges in Viet Nam

19 May 2023 / GCF-financed project in Viet Nam helps coastal communities to “bee” more resilient through mangrove honey production

Forests: A cause of climate concern, and hope

15 Aug 2018 / You don’t know what you’ve got until it’s gone.

Forests: A cause of climate concern, and hope

14 Aug 2018 / You don’t know what you’ve got until it’s gone.

The positives of preparing for disaster

12 Jun 2018 / A guide to GCF's support for climate change early warning systems

The positives of preparing for disaster

11 Jun 2018 / A guide to GCF’s support for climate change early warning systems