35297-013: Northern Region Sustainable Livelihoods Through Livestock Development Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The Project will contribute to improved sustainability of livelihoods for upland smallholders in northern Lao PDR. The immediate outcome is to improve livestock productivity and profitability under integrated upland farming systems through (i) enhanced productivity of village livestock systems, (ii) capacity building for community driven development (CDD), and (iii) support for implementation management. The Project will contribute to sustainable livelihoods through improved cash incomes, ... Read More

Country Lao People's Democratic Republic
Project Number 35297-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers Loan No. 2259
Grant No. 0055
Grant No. 0056
Loan No. 8229
Approval Date 14 Dec 2006
Closing Date 12 Aug 2014
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 10,000
Geographical Location Eighteen priority poor districts of the northern provinces of Luang Prabang, Xieng Khouang, Luang Namtha, Bokeo, and Huaphanh.
Sector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Subsector Livestock
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 1: Gender equity (GEN)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: C
Indigenous People: A

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Sisavanh Phanouvong
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Responsible ADB Department
Southeast Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Lao Resident Mission

Executing Agencies
Ministry of Agriculture & Forestry-Irrigation Dep
* Dr. Somphanh Chanpengxay

PDS Creation Date
08 Dec 2006

Last PDS Update
03 Oct 2014