List of project in Environmental Services

No. Project Name Item Project Location Client Name Time
 1 The study to formulate the resettlement policy framework (RPF) and Abbreviated resettlement action plan (ARAP) for the construction of the Firefighting and Rescue Training Center in Ha Nam

(1) Social impact assessment ;
(2) Supervising the implementation of census survey, inventory of loss survey, socio-economic survey and stakeholder consulation meeting ;
(3) Supervising the preparation of Due Diligence survey report, Resettlement policy framework (RPF) and Abbreviated resettlement action plan (ARAP)

Ha Nam Province Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) 2017
 2  Upgrading  infrastructure for agriculture enhancement in Lam Dong Province

(1) Supervising the  implementation of survey to assess the potential environmental and social impacts of the projects to develop the flower collection center, rural roads and bridges, irrigation systems including water reservoirs, ets,
(2) Preparation of environmental and social management framework (ESMF) which includes the enviromental assessment and review framework (EARF), the Resettlement policy framework (RPF), the stakeholder consultant plan and the capacity enhancement plan for ESMF implementation and monitoring.

Lam Dong Province  Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)  2016
3 Study on extension of HCMC MRT Line 1 to Binh Duong and Dong Nai Province

(1) Confirming current system and organizations relating to environmental managerment for the project ;
(2) Reviewing the project design and conduction environmental scoping and initial environmental survey (IEE) for the project ;
(3) Preparing TORs for the surveys to be carried out in the next phases ;
(4) Reviewing system of land acquisition in HCMC, Binh Duong Province and Dong Nai Province ;
(5) Prediction of impact of land acquisition for the project ;
(6) Carrying out alternatives analysis for the projects based on results of environmental and social surveys ;
(7) Assessing contribution of the projects reducing greenhouse gas generation.

HCMC, Binh Duong and Dong Nai Province Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), Japan 2016
4 Supplementary Biodiversity Assessment Thuong Lo Hydroelectric

(1) Desktop scoping and review ;
(2) Stakehoder consulation especially interview with experts with relevant experiences or knowledge of the region or its biodiversity values of the area of interest ;
(3) Habitat characterization ;
(4) Scoping and implementing field surveys ;
(5) Critical  habitat determination ;
(6) Recommend mitigation, management and monitoring measures.

Thua Thien - Hue Province Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) 2016
 5 The preparatory survey for Ben Tre water management 

(1) Confirming current social conditions and relevant law, regulations and institution on RAP ;
(2) Preparation of the Updated RAP based on the RAP made in 2014 by CPO (Central Project Office)  of MARD (Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development) of Vietnam ;
(3) Selecting local consultant in charge of carrying out the social surveys ;
(4) Supervising the organization of local stakeholder consultation meetings in 20 communes affected by the project ;
(5) Supervising the conduction of socio-economic surveys, census survey, inventory of loss survey, replacement cost survey ;
(6) Supporting Vietnam relevant agency (ICMB9) in submitting RAP to competent agency for approval ;
(7) Attending meetings held by JICA Environmental and Social Considerations Advisory Committee and responding  to comments raised by the Committee.

Ben Tre Province  Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) 2015
6 Hai Phong Arterial Road Construction

(1) Confirming current environmental and social conditions and relevant law, regulation and institutions on EIA ;
(2) Confirming relevant implementation organizations relating to EIA approval, monitoring, etc. ;
(3) Making a scoping draft which describes alternative for analysis, range of significant and potentially significant impacts and environmental  study methods ;
(4) Selecting local consultant in charge of carrying out the environmental and social surveys ;
(5) Suppervising the organization of local stakeholder consultation meetings in 14 communes affected by the project ;
(6) Supervising the conduction of socio-economic survey, environmental baseline survey ;
(7) Drafting the EIA Report, the Environmental Management Plan ;
(8) Supporting Vietnam relevant Agency (PMU) in submitting EIA Report to competent agency for approval ;
(9) Attending meetings held by JICA Environmental and Social Considerations Advisory Committee and responding to comments raised by the Committee.

Hai Phong City Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) 2015
 7 Transit Oriented Development in Binh Duong Province and BRT Development Project

(1) Reviewing the current environment and socio-economic conditions, carrying out field reconnaissance survey to confirm current environmental and social conditions, making work plan ;
(2) Confirming BRT and TOD development plan ;
(3) Making TOR for hiring local consultants and selecting local consultant in charge of surveys ;
(4) Carrying out Due Diligence Review of resettlement for the areas proposed for the bus depot and TOD facilities ;
(5) Screening and Categorizing the project ;
(6) Drafting Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Report ;
(7) Formulating Ressettlement Action Plan ( RAP) for the TOD development sub-projects around Suoi Tien Terminal Station ;
(8) Drafting environmental check list.

 Hai Duong Province  Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) 2014
 8 Tan Vu - Lach Huyen Road Construction Project - Construction Supervision

(1) Monitor the Progress of Resettlement Action Plan (RAP) implementation ;
(2) Review the Environmental Management Plan prepared and submitted by the Contractor ;
(3) Instruct the Contractor to resubmit the Environmental Management Plant ;
(4) Recommend the  Client for approval of the  Environmental Management Plan ;
(5) Monitor and assess the Contractor's environmental  and social management ;
(6) Propose specific actions and countermeasures to specific issues related to the implementation of Resettlement Action Plan (RAP) and EIA report ;
(7) Recommend additional monitoring plan, when necessary, instruct and supervise the Contractor on his environmental and social management ;
(8) Instruct the Contractor to make monthly reports, quarterly reports and completion report of the major work items ;
(9) Summarize reports made by the Contractor and make monthly report, quarterly report, completion report on environmental and social impact monitoring to submit to the Client

 Hai Phong city Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) 2013
 9  Hochiminh City Urban Mass Rapid Transportation (UMRT) Special Assistant for Project Implementation (SAPI)

(1) Reviewing existing reports/documents, making work plan and TORs for hiring local consultants in charge of carrying out the surveys on environmental and social consideration ;
(2) Confirming current natural conditions and site specific in the areas around the planned 14 stations of UMRT Line 1 ;
(3) Confirming current socio-economic conditions of the communes and areas around the planned 14 stations of  UMRT Line 1 ;
(4) Supervising the conduction of the baseline environmental survey, the socio-econonic survey ;
(5) Supervising the organization of local stakeholder consultation meetings in the communes seriously-affected by the project ;
(6) Drafting EIA-level  reports for Category A projects and IEE-level reports for Category B projects in line with JICA Guidelines in Vietnam regulations on EIA ;
(7) Drafting Resettlement Action Plan (RAP) for the projects with large-scale resettlement (more than 200 persons) and ARAPs for the projects with small-scale resettlement (fewer than 200 persons) in line with JICA Guidelines and Vietnam regulations on land acquisition, compensation and resettlement ;
(8) Preparing the environmental checklist for each station development plan.

 Hochiminh Ctiy  Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)  2013
 10  Study on implementation method of environmental and social considerations for Category FI Projects in Iraq

(1) Confirming the legal framework of Iraq on land acquisition and resettlement ;
(2) Confirming the current status of environmental social management system (ESMS) of implementing agencies/ organizations in Iraq ;
(3) Making the parts of ESMS checklist relating to land acquisition and resettlement ;
(4) Recommending measures to imporve the ESMS of implementing agencies/ organization in Iraq ;
(5) Preparing a land acquisition and Resettlement Policy Framework (RPF).

 Iraq  Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)  2013
 11  Hanoi Ring Road No.3  Construction Project

(1) Supervising the environmental baseline survey, the socio-economic survey, the replacement cost survey, etc. carried by local environmental consultant ;
(2) Reviewing and supervising the revision of the EIA Report, the Environmental Management Plan (EMP) and the Resettlement Action Plan (RAP) submitted by local environmental consultant ;
(3) Supervising the organization of local stakeholder consultation meetings in the project-affected communes.

 Hanoi  Ministry of Transportation of Vietnam 2012
 12  Da Nang - Quang Ngai Expressway Project. Details design Study.

(1) Evaluation of the adequacy/shortcomings in the choice of the  alignment and whether the alternatives and the alignment were evaluated and selected with adequate detailed engineering design, appropriate scale topographical maps and other information ;
(2) Assessment of the best way to finalize the comparative options for selecting the remaining short segments of the alignment, the adequacy of the proposed mitigation measures and how best to incorporate the mitigation measures in the EA reports, the engineering design and the contract documents ;
(3) Review of the TOR for updating EIA Report and EMP and in case of necessity, present proposals on the modification of the TOR and resources allocated to remediate/modify the above deficiencies and how best to proceed with updating the final EAs.

 Da Nang City, Quang Nam Province, Quang Ngai Province  Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and World Bank (WB)  2012
13  Ben Thanh Central Station Project - Preparation Study.

(1) Confirmation of the systems and organizations involved in environmental and social considerations in Vietnam, divergence from JICA Guidelines, roles of concerned agencies, etc.;
(2) Scoping ;
(3) Prediction and assessment of impacts and comparative study of laternative proposals ;
(4) Stuty of mitigation measures, environmental management plan (EMP), clarification of budgets, sources of finance and the execution system ;
(5) Assistance in holding stakeholder consultations ;
(6) Identification scope of resettlement and preparation of Resettlement Policy Framework, including entitlement matrix, livehihood restoration measures, complaints settling procedures, monitoring  system, etc

 Hochinminh City Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)  2011
14  Lach Huyen Port infractructure Construction Project - Road and Bridge Portion - Details Design Study

(1) Review of the EIA  Report and Resettlement Action Plan (RAP), identification of items in the EIA Report and RAP to be modified/supplemented ;
(2) Carrying out supplemental environmental survey and socio-economic survey ;
(3) Carrying out survey on disposal site for unsuitable dredged soil, proposed sites for construction yards, fishery right, etc. ;
(4) Following up the revision and approval of RAP, assisting PMU2 in revising RAP ;
(5) Preparation of the Environmental Management Plan, the Environmental Monitoring Program ;
(6) Monitoring the progress of land acquisition and resettlement, resettlement sites construction,  compensation for fishery right, etc. ;
(7) Preparation of draft final report and final report.

 Hai Phong City Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)  2011
15  Lach Huyen Port  Construction - Road and Bridge Portion - Preparation Study

(1) Reviewing the EIA and the Resettlement Action Plan (RAP) ;
(2) Carrying out necessary additional surveys and public consultation meetings ;
(3) Recommending environmental management plan, environmental monitoring program and other appropriate measure to mitigate/ eliminate adverse impacts caused by the project.

 Hai Phong City Japan Bank  for International Cooperation (JBIC)  2009
16  Project on intergrated UMRT and Urban development for Hanoi City (HAIMUD)

(1) Carrying out environmental scoping for the development plans of 31 metro-railway stations of UMRT Line 1 and Line 2, and it surounding areas ;
(2) Carrying out initial environmental examination for the development plans of 5 selected priority station areas.

 Hanoi City Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)  2009
17  Vietnam North-South High-speed Railway Construction Project

(1) Carrying out surveys on adverse impacts that may cause by the project  to natural environment and local communities along the planed high-speed railway (HSR) from Hanoi City to Hochiminh City ;
(2) Preparing the initial environmental examination (IEE) ;
(3) Estimating cost for land acquisition and resettlement ;
(4) Making recommendation on the measures to mitigade/ eliminate adverse impacts.

Vietnam  Vietnam Railway Agency  2008
 18  Hochiminh City Urban Railway Construction Project Line 1 (Ben Thanh - Suoi Tien Section) General Consultant

(1) Reviewing EIA (Environmental Impact Assessment) and RAP (Resettlemen Action Plan) prepared during previous phases of the project ;
(2) Preparing the Resettlement Monitoring Program (RMP) ;
(3) Monitoring the progress of the land acquisition and resettlement program in accordance with the RMP ;
(4) Assisting to organize public consultation meetings on RAP ;
(5) Preparing HIV/AIDS prevention program and monitoring the implementation of this program.

 Hochiminh City Japan Bank  for International Cooperation (JBIC)  2008
 19  Hochiminh City Urban Mass Rapid Transit System for Line 2 (Ben Thanh - An Suong Section)

(1) Carrying our survey on environmental hotspots along the planned railway alignment ;
(2) Carrying out inventory survey on project-affected building/ establishments along the planned railway alignment ;
(3) Reviewing the existing Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and Resettlement Action Plan (RAP);
(4) Making recommendation on the revision of EIA and ARAP ;
(5) Estimating cost for land acquisition and resettlement ;
(6) Making a proper time schedule for the implementation of RAP.

 Hochiminh City Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) Japan  2008
 20  Hanoi City Urban Railway Construction Project for Line 2 (Tu Liem/Nam Thang Long - Thuong Dinh)

(1) Confirming necessary legal procedure for land acquisition, compensation and resettlement ;
(2) Confirming the scale of land acquisition, resettlement and reviewing the Resettlement Action Plan (RAP), including providing advices on contents to be supplemented ;
(3) Assisting the Executing Agency/ Project Owner in conducting public consultation meetings with stakeholders on EIA and RAP ;
(4) Making recommendations on appropriate measures for monitoring of living conditions of the project-affected people after land acquisition and resettlement ;
(5) Preparing an environmental checklist based on JBIC Environmental Guidelines.

 Hanoi City Japan Bank  for International Cooperation (JBIC)  2007

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