43316-012: Pakse Urban Environmental Improvement Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The project will enhance the competitiveness of Pakse as a regional economic and tourism center of the southern Lao PDR. It responds to the local government's vision for Pakse to become a green city and for the greater Pakse urban area to gain official city status in the future by improving citywide environmental improvements in solid waste management, flood protection and drainage, and riverbank erosion protection along the Xedon River; supporting community-driven initiatives in urban ... Read More

Country Lao People's Democratic Republic
Project Number 43316-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Grant
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers Grant No. 0297
Loan No. 2876
Approval Date 28 Jun 2012
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 27,500
Sector Water supply and other municipal infrastructure and services
Subsector Urban flood protection
Urban policy, institutional and capacity development
Urban sanitation
Urban solid waste management
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth (ESG)
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Governance and capacity development (GCD)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 2: Effective gender mainstreaming (EGM)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: B
Indigenous People: C

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