Lao People's Democratic Republic: Nam Ngum River Basin Development

Sovereign Project | 33356-012 Status: Closed

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Project Name Nam Ngum River Basin Development
Project Number 33356-012
Country Lao People's Democratic Republic
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 3544-LAO: Nam Ngum River Basin Development
Japan Special Fund US$ 850,000.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Partnerships
Sector / Subsector

Agriculture, natural resources and rural development - Water-based natural resources management

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
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

Safeguard Categories

Environment B
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

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services The implementation of this TA will require the services of a multidisciplinary team of international and domestic consultants. A consulting firm will be engaged to provide these services and to work closely with the counterpart staff of WRCC: a total of 76 pms of services ( 21 pms for international and 55 pms of domestic consultants) will be required. The international consultants will have expertise in: (i) water resources economist/team leadership, (ii) water resources policy and institutions specialist, (iii) environment/biodiversity conservation, (iv) social development, and (v) natural r esources law. The domestic consultants will have expertise in: (i) water resources planning, (ii) water resources institutions and training, (iii) rural infrastructure engineering, (iv) rural development economics, (v) agronomy, (vi) social anthropology, (vii) forestry/biodiversity, etc.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Akmal Siddiq
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, SERD
Executing Agencies
Water Resources Coordination Committee Secretariat
Mr. P. Nonthaxoy, National Proj. Director
c/o Science, Technology and Environment Organization (STENO), P.O. Box 2279 Vientiane, Lao PDR


Concept Clearance 06 Feb 1999
Fact Finding 27 Jun 2000 to 05 Jul 2000
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 22 Mar 2007

TA 3544-LAO

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
14 Nov 2000 28 Dec 2000 28 Dec 2000 31 Dec 2001 31 Dec 2004 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
850,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 850,000.00 14 Nov 2000 819,913.55
Title Document Type Document Date
Nam Ngum River Basin Development Project Technical Assistance Reports Nov 2000

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