41656-012: Lao People's Democratic Republic: Northern Greater Mekong Subregion Transport Network Improvement Project
Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview
The project will facilitate regional cooperation and increased economic growth in the GMS by improving the national highway linking the Louangphrabang area with the Lao PDR-Thailand border. Improvement of this road, much of which is currently gravel and earth, will facilitate increased exports to Thailand of agricultural goods produced in the project area and increased tourism from Thailand to Louangphrabang. The Project comprises (i) improvement of 367 km of the project road from Ziang ... Read More
Lao People's Democratic Republic
|Type or Modality of Assistance||
|Financing||Public sector (Sovereign)|
Grant No. 0082
Loan No. -
Loan No. 8241
|Approval Date||18 Jun 2008|
|ADB Financing ($ thousand)||54,000|
|Geographical Location||Louangphrabang and Xaignabouri provinces|
|Subsector||Road transport (non-urban)|
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
|Drivers of Change||
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories||Category 4: No gender elements (NGE)|
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