30254-012: Irrigation Management Transfer

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Description

The Government has invested considerable resources in developing irrigation infrastructure throughout the country, especially since it complements its government food self-sufficiency program. Recent experience reveals that beneficiary farmers more effectively handle the management of such infrastructure themselves. Therefore, the Government has adopted a policy of handing over all management and financial responsibilities relating to irrigation systems to Water Users Associations. The Governmen... Read More

Country Lao People's Democratic Republic
Project Number 30254-012
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number TA No. 3189
Approval Date 27 Apr 1999
Sector / Subsector Classification Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
/ Irrigation, Drainage, and Flood Protection
Safeguard Categories Environment: B

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Responsible ADB Officer
C. R. Rajendran
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Responsible ADB Department
Southeast Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Human and Social Development Division, SERD

Executing Agencies
Ministry of Agriculture & Forestry-Irrigation Dep

Last PDS Update
19 Apr 2010

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