34197-042: Northern and Central Regions Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Project - Supplementary
Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview
The project will improve the quality of life of residents in small towns in the Lao PDR and make the small towns better able to function as market, services, and manufacturing centers supporting the rural hinterlands. The project will support the government's National Growth and Poverty Eradication Strategy (NGPES 2004), which is aimed at reducing poverty through strong economic growth and increased emphasis on the poorest districts. The outcomes of the project will be (i) improved access, ... Read More
Lao People's Democratic Republic
|Type or Modality of Assistance||
|Financing||Public sector (Sovereign)|
Grant No. 0205
|Approval Date||27 Jun 2005|
|ADB Financing ($ thousand)||6,600|
|Geographical Location||Namkeung (Borkeo), Namor (Oudomxay), Namtha (Luangnamtha), and Ngoi (Luangprabang).|
Water supply and other municipal infrastructure and services
Urban roads and traffic management
Urban flood protection
Urban policy, institutional and capacity development
Urban water supply
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
|Drivers of Change||
Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories||Category 1: Gender equity (GEN)|
Indigenous People: B
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