33356-013: Nam Ngum River Basin Development Sector Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

The Project's two immediate objectives were to (i) foster and institutionalize IWRM in the mainstream management process of the Government at the central, provincial, and district levels; and (ii) support investment interventions in relatively degraded parts of NNRB to ensure sustainable watershed management and to provide livelihood opportunities for the poor and ethnic groups. The Project had three main components: (i) IWRM, (ii) reservoir management and river basin modeling, and (iii) waters... Read More

Country Lao People's Democratic Republic
Project Number 33356-013
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number Loan No. 1933
Approval Date 11 Nov 2002
Closing Date 11 May 2011
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 15,000
Geographical Location Covers the Nam Ngum River Basin in central Lao PDR, with an area of about 16,906 km2, in north-central LAO.
Sector / Subsector Classification Agriculture and natural resources
/ Water-Based Natural Resources Management
Thematic Classification Economic growth
Environmental sustainability
Gender Mainstreaming Categories Effective gender mainstreaming
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: C

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Responsible ADB Officer
Christopher Wensley
Email contact

Responsible ADB Department
Southeast Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, SERD

Executing Agencies
Ministry of Agriculture & Forestry-Irrigation Dep
Mr. Sisovath Phandanouvong

PDS Creation Date
23 Jan 2007

Last PDS Update
14 Nov 2013

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