41044-012: Enhancing Institutional Capacity of Local Government Agencies and Lao Women's Union for Sustainable Poverty Reduction in Lao, PDR

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

The grant will support capacity building for project management and community driven development (CDD) among (i) staff of provincial agriculture and forest offices, and district agriculture and forestry extension offices, as well as (ii) staff of Lao Women's Union at provincial and district levels. These agencies are mandated to work with poor rural communities in Northern Lao PDR, which are among the poorest in the country, for sustainable poverty reduction, and improved gender equity. They ... Read More

Country Lao People's Democratic Republic
Project Number 41044-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Grant
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Grant No. 9107
Approval Date 11 May 2007
Closing Date 09 Jul 2012
Geographical Location five northern provinces of Lao PDR including Luang Prabang, Houaphanh, Xieng Khouang, Bokeo and Luang Namtha.
Sector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Subsector Livestock
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Gender equity as a theme

 

 

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Sisavanh Phanouvong
Request for information

Responsible ADB Department
Southeast Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Lao Resident Mission

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

PDS Creation Date
28 Mar 2007

Last PDS Update
21 Oct 2013

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