Project Name Second Education Quality Improvement Project
Project Number 31345-012
Country Lao People's Democratic Republic
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 3294-LAO: Second Education Quality Improvement Project
Japan Special Fund US$ 600,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change
Sector / Subsector

Education - Education sector development

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
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 Nationwide.

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

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services A team of five international (18 person-months) and six domestic (16 person-months) consultants will be recruited to provide specialist services. The international consultants will be specialists in (i) education planning, and evaluation; (ii) teacher training systems development; (iii) teacher development; (iv) education finance; and (v) gender and minority education. The domestic consultants will be experts in the following fields: (i) facilities and equipment procurement; (ii) project management and costing; (iii) social development; and (iv) educational surveys.
Procurement None.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Yasushi Hirosato
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Human and Social Development Division, SERD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Education and Sports
Dr. Sikhamtath Mitaray, Director
Lane Xang Avenue Vientiane Lao People's Democratic Republic


Concept Clearance 10 Mar 1998
Fact Finding 18 Aug 1999 to 27 Aug 1999
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 11 Dec 2006

TA 3294-LAO

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
10 Nov 1999 14 Feb 2000 14 Feb 2000 - 15 Apr 2001 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
600,000.00 0.00 105,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 705,000.00 10 Nov 1999 521,654.32

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