36491-012: Reducing Poverty Among Ethnic Minorities in the Nam Ngum Basin

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The goal of the proposed project is to reduce poverty and improve the socio-economic status of ethnic minority women who are among the poorest and most disadvantaged in Lao PDR. The immediate objectives are to (i) build awareness and capacity among local ethnic minority women's groups to participate in community level decision making regarding livelihoods and management of productive assets, (ii) reduce the domestic drudgery and improve the health and social status of ethnic minority women ... Read More

Country Lao People's Democratic Republic
Project Number 36491-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Grant
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number Grant No. 9034
Approval Date 12 Nov 2003
Sector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Subsector Agricultural Production and Markets


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