37669-012: The Extent and Impacts of Gender Inequality in Women's Access to Land, Forests and Water Resources on Poverty Reduction in Lao PDR

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The project will cover the provinces of Xieng Khouang, Xaysamboun Special Zone, and Vientiane province and Municipality. It will target the poor districts in these provinces with more than fifty percent ethnic minority population, and high levels of poverty. The components include (a) analysis of ethnic minority tradition and practice with regards to women's rights and access to land, forest and water resources, and their role and participation in community decision making, (b) assessment of ... Read More

Country Lao People's Democratic Republic
Project Number 37669-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number TA No. 4339
Approval Date 20 May 2004
Geographical Location Xieng Khouang, and Vientiane provinces.
Sector Health and social protection
Subsector Social Protection



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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Manoshi Mitra
Request for information

Responsible ADB Department
Southeast Asia Department

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

Executing Agencies
Ministry of Agriculture & Forestry-Irrigation Dep
Mr. La Thong Kham

PDS Creation Date
08 Dec 2006

Last PDS Update
08 Dec 2006