Health Impact Assessment under the Capacity Building on Environmental Management to the Power Sector in Vietnam

Health Impact Assessment under the Capacity Building on Environmental Management to the Power Sector
2010 Health Environment Public Health Power Sector ADB

About the Technical Assistance

The technical assistance (TA) was composed of two components, one component of the TA aimed at strengthening the capacity of Viet Nam Electricity (EVN) in environmental management in order to adopt best environmental practices for ensuring sustainable development of thermal power plants (TPPs) in Viet Nam, while second component of the TA aimed to assist the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DONRE) of Quang Ninh province in addressing air pollution problems due to the development of power projects and mining activity in order to improve its capacity for managing air quality in the province. The expected outcome of Component-1 was to build adequate capacity and technical knowledge of pollution control and environmental management measures associated with TPPs within EVN. The outcome of Component-2 was to strengthened the capacity of Quang Ninh DONRE in air quality management. The main output of the TA components was to include capacity-building activities for EVN staff, preparation of training materials on pollution control and environmental management for TPPs, preparation of a medium-term capacity-building plan on environmental management for EVN, capacity building activities for Quang Ninh DONRE, establishment of air quality monitoring stations in Mong Duong, Quang Ninh Province, conduct health surveys in Mong Duong, Quang Ninh province, and preparation of an air quality management plan for Quang Ninh Province.      

Our Role

VisionRI was engaged by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for this TA to build capacity on environmental management to the power sector in Vietnam. As part of this TA, we have conducted the health surveys and impact assessments studies in Vietnam.

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