Project Name Small Towns Development Sector
Project Number 31352-013
Country Lao People's Democratic Republic
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 1994-LAO: Small Towns Development Sector
Asian Development Fund US$ 16.00 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Finance - Inclusive finance

Transport - Road transport (non-urban)

Water and other urban infrastructure and services - Other urban services - Urban flood protection - Urban policy, institutional and capacity development - Urban sanitation - Urban solid waste management

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Gender equity
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 Ten small towns mostly in the northern region.
Safeguard Categories
Environment B
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 ADB Officer Gulfer Cezayirli
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, SERD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Public Works and Transportation(MPWT)
Mr. Fongsamouth Saychandy
MCTPC, Vientiane, Lao PDR
Concept Clearance 22 Aug 1999
Fact Finding 22 Apr 2002 to 08 May 2002
MRM 14 Jun 2002
Approval 28 Jan 2003
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 29 Nov 2006
Last PDS Update 02 Jul 2010

LoanĀ 1994-LAO

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
28 Jan 2003 16 Jul 2003 06 Oct 2003 31 Jul 2009 31 Dec 2009 07 Jul 2010
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 20.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 16.00 28 Jan 2003 17.98 0.00 98%
Counterpart 4.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 28 Jan 2003 18.42 0.00 100%

This project data sheet was generated from on 01 December 2015