31344-042: Forest Plantation Sector Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The long-term goal of the project is to develop the plantations subsector to accelerate economic development and poverty reduction. The purpose of the project is to create a substantial plantation resource, and to catalyze large-scale international private investments in plantations that will lead to the development of a modern and efficient wood processing industry in the medium-term. The immediate project objective is to develop an efficient and equitable forest plantations subsector by: ... Read More

Country Lao People's Democratic Republic
Project Number 31344-042
Type or Modality of Assistance Grant
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Terminated / Cancelled
Date of Termination 16 Jan 2007
Reason for Termination
Approval Number Grant No. 0040
Approval Date 16 Jan 2006
Sector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Subsector Forestry

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Akmal Siddiq
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Responsible ADB Department
Southeast Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Agriculture, Environment and Natural Resources Div, SERD

Executing Agencies
Ministry of Agriculture & Forestry-Irrigation Dep

PDS Creation Date
26 Apr 2006

Last PDS Update
10 Oct 2008