Project Name Basic Education (Girls) Project (formerly Women's Education)
Project Number 29288-013
Country Lao People's Democratic Republic
Project Status Approved
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Strategic Agendas
Drivers of Change
Sector / Subsector

Education - Pre-primary and primary

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming

Component 1 financed by ADB:

Expand access and improve retention by providing primary schools and district education bureaus in 51 districts.

Component 2 financed by AusAID:

Improve the relevance, quality and efficiency of primary education by providing supplementary materials, recruiting and training ethnic teachers and supporting in-service training to teachers and school principals in multi-grade schools and schools in ethnic areas.

Component 3 financed by ADB:

Strengthen management system and capacity of government officers from central to local levels.

Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Covering 11 provinces in the Northern, Central and Southern Regions

Safeguard Categories

Environment C
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer ADB Disclosure
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Human and Social Development Division, SERD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Education_and Sports
Mr. Ouam Sengchandavong
Ministry of Education. Telephone (856 21) 216 006
Ministry of Education_and Sports
Mr. Khamhoung Sacklokham
Ministry of Education. Telephone (856 21) 251 498


Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding 18 Nov 1997 to 09 Dec 1997
MRM 13 Mar 1998
Approval 25 Jun 1998
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 21 Nov 2006
Last PDS Update 19 Jul 2007

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