36619-012: Integrating the Poor in Regional Trade through Standard-Setting for Private Sector Development

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The objectives of the TA are to (i) study the poverty reduction impact of industrial standards focusing on current products and structures in poverty areas as well as the existing market constraints to product access and feed these results into a strategic framework and timeline for upgrading pro-poor industrial standards; (ii) prepare and disseminate information material on standards development for the poor and provide technical assistance on the implementation and evaluation of industrial ... Read More

Country Lao People's Democratic Republic
Project Number 36619-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number TA No. 4108
Approval Date 09 May 2003
Sector Industry and trade
Subsector Trade and Services


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