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

Country Lao People's Democratic Republic
Project Number 34197-042
Type or Modality of Assistance Grant
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Numbers Grant No. 0205
Loan No. -
Approval Date 07 Apr 2010
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 6,600
Geographical Location Namkeung (Borkeo), Namor (Oudomxay), Namtha (Luangnamtha), and Ngoi (Luangprabang).
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 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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