37650-022: Sustainable Agroforestry Systems for Livelihood Enhancement of the Rural Poor

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Description

The national government, through the Luang Namtha provincial government, requested assistance through ADB to inaugurate sustainable approaches for reducing poverty and to introduce proactive measures to enable local communities to partake of the potential economic advantages of Route 3 upgrading, while shielding them from the potentially adverse impacts of rapid modernization. The Project focuses on the development of sedentarized and intensified agro-forestry livelihood systems that will ... Read More

Country Lao People's Democratic Republic
Project Number 37650-022
Type or Modality of Assistance Grant
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number Grant No. 9062
Approval Date 04 Jan 2005
Sector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Subsector Forestry
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Some gender benefits
Safeguard Categories Environment: C
Resettlement: C
Indigenous People: C

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Kazuhiro Watanabe
Request for information

Responsible ADB Department
Southeast Asia Department

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

Executing Agencies
Provincial Government of Luangnamtha
H. E. Vice-Governor Singkham Phanthavong

Last PDS Update
21 Oct 2013

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