34231-013: Greater Mekong Subregion: Northern Economic Corridor Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview

Description

The primary goal of the project is to accelerate the development process of the Lao PDR by linking its economy to two rapidly growing economies of the region. A direct link between PRC and Thailand via the Lao PDR will reduce transport costs in the regional influence area, and increase the efficiency of vehicles, goods and passengers traffic. The road will help to reduce poverty by providing access to markets, extension services, income and employment opportunities, thus enhancing ... Read More

Country Lao People's Democratic Republic
Project Number 34231-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Loan No. 1989
Approval Date 20 Dec 2002
Closing Date 30 Jun 2009
Sector Transport and ICT
Subsector Road Transport
Safeguard Categories Environment: A

Related Projects

 

Project Data Sheets (PDS) contain summary information on the project or program. Because the PDS is a work in progress, some information may not be included in its initial version but will be added as it becomes available. Information about proposed projects is tentative and indicative.

The Public Communications Policy (PCP) recognizes that transparency and accountability are essential to development effectiveness. It establishes the disclosure requirements for documents and information ADB produces or requires to be produced.

The Accountability Mechanism provides a forum where people adversely affected by ADB-assisted projects can voice and seek solutions to their problems and report alleged noncompliance of ADB's operational policies and procedures.

In preparing any country program or strategy, financing any project, or by making any designation of, or reference to, a particular territory or geographic area in this document, the Asian Development Bank does not intend to make any judgments as to the legal or other status of any territory or area.

View the latest procurement notices for Goods, Works and Related Services, or Consulting Services.