31351-013: Smallholder Development

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The purpose of the Project is to promote sustainable commercial smallholder agriculture and associated associated agribusiness in the Lao PDR, with the goal of achieving sustained increases in rural incomes and long-term reductions in rural poverty. The purpose will be achieved by (i) increasing production and marketing of diversified, nonrice dry seosan cash crops, livestock, and fisheries; (ii) improving smallholder access to domestic and international markets and to market information; ... Read More

Country Lao People's Democratic Republic
Project Number 31351-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Numbers TA No. 4005
Loan No. 1949
Approval Date 28 Nov 2002
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 12,250
Geographical Location The Project covers the provinces of Savannakhet (6 districst), Champasack (6 districts), Khammouane (2 districts), and Vientianne (2 districts).
Sector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Subsector Agricultural production
Agro-industry, marketing, and trade
Road transport (non-urban)
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B

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