36339-022: Small Towns Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


To improve the quality of life of the residents of small towns in Lao PDR and to enhance the town' roles as economic, market, manufacturing and services centers for their surrounding rual areas. It will contribute to the Government's efforts to increase the percentage of the urban population with access to safe piped water to 80% by 2020. The project aims to strengthen the overall water supply sector by supporting the establishment of the Water Supply Regulatory Committee (WSRC); assisting ... Read More

Country Lao People's Democratic Republic
Project Number 36339-022
Type or Modality of Assistance Grant
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers Grant No. 0143
Approval Date 02 Feb 2009
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 23,000
Geographical Location Small towns in Lao PDR, mainly in the northern and southern regions
Sector Water supply and other municipal infrastructure and services
Subsector Urban flood protection
Urban policy, institutional and capacity development
Urban sanitation
Urban water supply
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development (GCD)
Partnerships (PAR)
Safeguard Categories Resettlement: B
Indigenous People: B

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