29210-013: Shifting Cultivation Stabilization

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The objectives of the Project are to improve the income of upland farmers and to conserve natural resources through establishment of diversified sedentary agriculture systems as alternatives to shifting cultivation and provision of basic rural infrastructure. The pilot Project area is covering two districts in Houaphanh Province where shifting cultivation is common. The total number of beneficiaries is estimated at 12,600 (2,100 households) who are mostly poor. The Project has the following ... Read More

Country Lao People's Democratic Republic
Project Number 29210-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number Loan No. 1688
Approval Date 11 May 1999
Closing Date 04 May 2007
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 5,600
Geographical Location Xam Neua district of Houaphanh
Sector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Subsector Agriculture and Natural Resources
Safeguard Categories Environment: B


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