30254-013: Decentralized Irrigation Development and Management Sector Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The objective of the Project is to establish sustainable irrigated agriculture through the Irrigation Management Transfer (IMT) process and strengthening of Water Users' Associations (WUAs), enhance agricultural extension capacity and capacity of government agencies at provincial and district levels. It is proposed that the Project objectives be achieved by: (i) assisting irrigators to organize themselves into WUAs, which will provide instittutional and management support to participate in ... Read More

Country Lao People's Democratic Republic
Project Number 30254-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Loan No. 1788
Approval Date 28 Nov 2000
Closing Date 05 Feb 2010
Geographical Location The Project would be implemented in Bolikhamsay, Vientiane Municipality, Vientiane Province, Savannahkhet, Sayaboury and Luang Probang provinces on the basis of the area under irrigation and the number of existing irrigation systems.
Sector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Subsector Irrigation, Drainage, and Flood Protection
Safeguard Categories Environment: B

Results Delivered

Land improved through irrigation services, drainage, and flood management (hectares) 9,445

The results data reported above are limited to ADB's core sectors, as defined under Strategy 2020 and tracked through indicators in the ADB Results Framework. For definitions of results indicators, please see the ADB Results Framework Indicators Definition.

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Sisavanh Phanouvong
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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
Mr. Pasonexay Insisiengmay

PDS Creation Date
29 Nov 2006

Last PDS Update
19 Apr 2010