Project Name Greater Mekong Subregion: Northern Economic Corridor Project
Project Number 34231-013
Country Lao People's Democratic Republic
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 1989-LAO: Greater Mekong Subregion: Northern Economic Corridor Project
Asian Development Fund US$ 30.00 million
Loan: Greater Mekong Subregion: Northern Economic Corridor Project
China, People's Republic of US$ 30.00 million
Thailand US$ 28.50 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Regional integration
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Sector / Subsector

Transport - Road transport (non-urban)

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Effective gender 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
Safeguard Categories
Environment A
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 Rita Nangia
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, SERD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Public Works and Transportation(MPWT)
Laokham Sompeth
P.O. Box 6580
Lao People's Dem Republic
Concept Clearance 29 Aug 2000
Fact Finding 25 Apr 2002 to 10 May 2002
MRM 11 Jun 2002
Approval 20 Dec 2002
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 08 Aug 2007
Last PDS Update 14 Jul 2009

LoanĀ 1989-LAO

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
20 Dec 2002 07 Feb 2003 09 Feb 2004 30 Jun 2007 30 Jun 2009 30 Jun 2009
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 88.50 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 30.00 20 Dec 2002 33.41 0.00 98%
Counterpart 0.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 58.50 20 Dec 2002 34.10 0.00 100%

This project data sheet was generated from on 30 November 2015