47300-001: Northern Smallholder Livestock Commercialization Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview

Description

The Northern Smallholder Livestock Commercialization Project (the Project) will raise rural incomes by enabling livestock producers and agribusinesses to meet the high demand for Lao livestock products, including live and processed beef, swine, goats and poultry. It will be carried out in the three northern provinces (TNP) of Luang Namtha, Luang Prabang and Xieng Khouang. The provincial poverty rates in the TNP range from 28% to 43% with the rural areas being the poorest. More than 80% of ... Read More

Country Lao People's Democratic Republic
Project Number 47300-001
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number TA No. 8558
Approval Date 13 Dec 2013
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 800
Sector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Subsector Livestock
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Regional integration (RCI)
Drivers of Change Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 2: Effective gender mainstreaming (EGM)

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