31351-014: Smallholder Development Project (Additional Financing)

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

The agriculture and forestry sectors remain Lao PDR's primary source of livelihood and play a key role in reducing national poverty. The Smallholder Development Project (current project) has therefore been promoting sustainable commercial smallholder agriculture and associated agribusiness through strengthening extension services, enhancing access to information and markets, capacity building, and increasing investments in agribusiness. The proposed additional financing, which will consolidate a... Read More

Country Lao People's Democratic Republic
Project Number 31351-014
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Loan No. 2809
Approval Date 22 Nov 2011
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 5,000
Sector / Subsector Classification Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
/ Agricultural Production and Markets
Thematic Classification Economic growth
Gender Mainstreaming Categories Effective gender mainstreaming
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: C
Indigenous People: C

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