31351-014: Smallholder Development Project (Additional Financing)

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview

Description

The agriculture and forestry sectors remain Lao PDR's primary source of livelihood and play a key role in reducing national poverty. The Smallholder Development Project (current project) has therefore been promoting sustainable commercial smallholder agriculture and associated agribusiness through strengthening extension services, enhancing access to information and markets, capacity building, and increasing investments in agribusiness. The proposed additional financing, which will ... Read More

Country Lao People's Democratic Republic
Project Number 31351-014
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Loan No. 2809
Approval Date 22 Nov 2011
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 5,000
Sector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Subsector Agricultural production
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 2: Effective gender mainstreaming (EGM)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: C
Indigenous People: C

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