Hanoi Urban Transport Development

Project Summary

The development objectives of the HUTDP are to help Hanoi City to (a) increase the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of its transport system, and (b) develop public transport-compatible urban growth plans. Its GEF strategic objectives are to promote a shift to more environmentally-sustainable transport modes and urban development plans, and to promote the replication of these approaches in the country and region. Its global environment objective is to lower Hanoi’s transport-related greenhouse gas emissions, relative to a business-as-usual scenario.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
The World Bank
Executing Agencies
Hanoi People’s Committee (HPC), Ministry of Construction
GEF Period:
GEF - 3
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
350,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
9,800,000 USD
Co-financing Total
294,900,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
913,500 USD
Total Cost 305,050,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
02 Oct 2003
Preparation Grant Approved
18 Mar 2004
Concept Approved
12 Jun 2006
Project Approved for Implementation
30 Jul 2007
Project closed
31 Dec 2015