Lao People's Democratic Republic: Rural Access Roads

Sovereign Project | 30255-013

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Project Name Rural Access Roads
Project Number 30255-013
Country Lao People's Democratic Republic
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 1795-LAO: Rural Access Roads
Asian Development Fund US$ 25.00 million
Loan: Rural Access Roads
OPEC Fund for International Development US$ 5.00 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Partnerships
Sector / Subsector

Transport - Road transport (non-urban)

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 The Rural Access Road Improvement is located in four provinces (Attapeu, Houaphan, Vientiane and Xaisomboun) of the Lao PDR.
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 Albab Akanda
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Lao Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Public Works and Transportation(MPWT)
Mr. Viengsavath Siphandone
P.O. Box 6580
Lao People's Dem Republic
Concept Clearance 11 Jul 1996
Fact Finding 25 Mar 2000 to 13 Apr 2000
MRM 28 Jun 2000
Approval 07 Dec 2000
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 30 Nov 2006
Last PDS Update 14 Dec 2006

Loan 1795-LAO

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
07 Dec 2000 16 Feb 2001 16 May 2001 30 Apr 2005 30 Apr 2007 09 Apr 2008
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 30.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 25.00 07 Dec 2000 26.92 0.00 98%
Counterpart 0.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 5.00 07 Dec 2000 27.48 0.00 100%
Title Document Type Document Date
Rural Access Roads Project Project/Program Completion Reports Oct 2008

Safeguard Documents

See also: Safeguards
Title Document Type Document Date
Rural Access Roads: Summary Resettlement and Ethnic Minority Development Plan Indigenous Peoples Planning Frameworks/Indigenous Peoples Development Frameworks Oct 2004
Rural Access Roads Project Summary Environmental Impact Assessments Aug 2000

Evaluation Documents

See also: Independent Evaluation
Title Document Type Document Date
Lao People's Democratic Republic: Rural Access Roads Project Project Performance Evaluation Reports Dec 2009
Lao People's Democratic Republic: Rural Access Roads Project Validations of Project Completion Reports Nov 2009

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