41656-012: Lao People's Democratic Republic: Northern Greater Mekong Subregion Transport Network Improvement Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

The project will facilitate regional cooperation and increased economic growth in the GMS by improving the national highway linking the Louangphrabang area with the Lao PDR-Thailand border. Improvement of this road, much of which is currently gravel and earth, will facilitate increased exports to Thailand of agricultural goods produced in the project area and increased tourism from Thailand to Louangphrabang. The Project comprises (i) improvement of 367 km of the project road from Ziang Ngeun (t... Read More

Country Lao People's Democratic Republic
Project Number 41656-012
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Grant
Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers Grant No. 0082
Loan No. 8241
Approval Date 18 Jun 2008
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 54,000
Geographical Location Louangphrabang and Xaignabouri provinces
Sector Transport
Subsector Road transport (non-urban)
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Partnerships (PAR)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 4: No gender elements (NGE)

 

 

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Jeffrey M. Miller
Request for information

Responsible ADB Department
Southeast Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Transport and Communications Division, SERD

Executing Agencies
Ministry of Public Works and Transportation(MPWT)
Mr. Laokham Sompeth

PDS Creation Date
14 May 2008

Last PDS Update
31 Mar 2014

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