33356-013: Nam Ngum River Basin Development Sector Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The Project's two immediate objectives were to (i) foster and institutionalize IWRM in the mainstream management process of the Government at the central, provincial, and district levels; and (ii) support investment interventions in relatively degraded parts of NNRB to ensure sustainable watershed management and to provide livelihood opportunities for the poor and ethnic groups. The Project had three main components: (i) IWRM, (ii) reservoir management and river basin modeling, and (iii) ... Read More

Country Lao People's Democratic Republic
Project Number 33356-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number Loan No. 1933
Approval Date 11 Nov 2002
Closing Date 11 May 2011
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 15,000
Geographical Location Covers the Nam Ngum River Basin in central Lao PDR, with an area of about 16,906 km2, in north-central LAO.
Sector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Subsector Water-based natural resources management
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth (ESG)
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: C

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