37579-032: Sustainable Natural Resource Management and Productivity Enhancement Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Government agencies responsibilities for the management of natural resources have been clarified in recent years, including recent reorganization of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MAF) and establishment of the Water Resources and Environment dministration (WREA). However, the capacity to apply sound management principles and practices are still deficient, particularly in view of increasing devolution of management responsibilities to the provinces. The Project will address ... Read More

Country Lao People's Democratic Republic
Project Number 37579-032
Type or Modality of Assistance Grant
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers Grant No. 0144
Grant No. 0145
Approval Date 23 Feb 2009
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 20,000
Geographical Location 5 Southern provinces covering Attapeu, Champassak, Salavan, Savannakhet and Sekong
Sector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Subsector Agricultural policy, institutional and capacity development
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Governance and capacity development (GCD)
Partnerships (PAR)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 2: Effective gender mainstreaming (EGM)

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