34197-032: Northern and Central Regions Water Supply and Sanitation Sector

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The project goal is to improve the quality of life of small town residents in Lao PDR, and enhance the small towns' roles as market, services, and manufacturing centers supporting the rural hinterland. The specific objectives are to (i) improve the accessibility, quality, reliability, and sustainability of water supply services in about 12 small towns in Northern and Central regions, and (ii) improve the environmental conditions in these small towns. The Project comprises the following ... Read More

Country Lao People's Democratic Republic
Project Number 34197-032
Type or Modality of Assistance Grant
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Numbers Grant No. 0016
Loan No. 8219
Grant No. -
Approval Date 25 Aug 2005
Closing Date 16 May 2014
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 10,000
Geographical Location 12 small towns in the northern and central regions of Lao PDR
Sector Transport
Water supply and other municipal infrastructure and services
Subsector Urban roads and traffic management
Urban flood protection
Urban policy, institutional and capacity development
Urban sanitation
Urban water supply
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth (ESG)
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 1: Gender equity (GEN)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: B
Indigenous People: B

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