Culpin Planning Development and Planning Management
Selected Projects

Vietnam - Program 135 Phase 2 Support Operation

January 2006 – September 2006

Associated Companies: PricewaterhouseCoopers and Center for Development Integration

Funding Agency: Ministry of Planning and Investment, Government of Vietnam

Brief description:

The project supported government in the preparation of arrangements for donor support (US$270m) to the overall Program 135 Phase 2 (2006-2010) (US$1b) which provides development support to remote mountainous areas and ethnic minority communities. The project, an Implementation Readiness Assessment, included support to the determination of the aid modality (budget support was selected) and support to the government to mitigate fiduciary risk, and to ensure adequate institutional arrangements, cost and economic effectiveness and sustainable livelihoods improvement. CPL was the lead consultant.