42203-023: Northern Rural Infrastructure Development Sector Project - Due Diligence of Additional Financing | Asian Development Bank

Lao People's Democratic Republic: Northern Rural Infrastructure Development Sector Project - Due Diligence of Additional Financing

Sovereign (Public) Project | 42203-023 Status: Closed

The TA will prepare the due diligence requirements for the additional financing (AF) requested for the Northern Rural Infrastructure Development Sector Project such as (i) a prioritized list of subprojects eligible for AF; (ii) a financial and economic analysis including the AF; and (iii) updated Report and Recommendation of the President, linked and supplementary documents.

The project aims to improve rural household incomes with increased agricultural productivity in Bokeo, Luang Namtha, Oudomxay and Phongsaly provinces. The expansion of the investment project scope will entail: (i) an increase in the total number of productive rural infrastructure (PRI) subprojects to be implemented; and (ii) extension of PRI activities into Oudomxay province.

Project Details

Project Officer
Salter, Charles David Southeast Asia Department Request for information
Country
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
Modality
  • Technical Assistance
Sector
  • Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
 
Project Name Northern Rural Infrastructure Development Sector Project - Due Diligence of Additional Financing
Project Number 42203-023
Country Lao People's Democratic Republic
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 8882-LAO: Northern Rural Infrastructure Development Sector Project - Due Diligence of Additional Financing
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 225,000.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Regional integration
Drivers of Change Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Agriculture, natural resources and rural development / Rural market infrastructure

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Gender equity
Description

The TA will prepare the due diligence requirements for the additional financing (AF) requested for the Northern Rural Infrastructure Development Sector Project such as (i) a prioritized list of subprojects eligible for AF; (ii) a financial and economic analysis including the AF; and (iii) updated Report and Recommendation of the President, linked and supplementary documents.

The project aims to improve rural household incomes with increased agricultural productivity in Bokeo, Luang Namtha, Oudomxay and Phongsaly provinces. The expansion of the investment project scope will entail: (i) an increase in the total number of productive rural infrastructure (PRI) subprojects to be implemented; and (ii) extension of PRI activities into Oudomxay province.

Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy The Northern Rural Infrastructure Development Sector Project was approved in 2010 and the potential for additional financing at the request of the Government was discussed during the midterm reviews in 2014.
Impact
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Khoueng Bokeo, Khoueng Oudomxai, Khoueng Phongsali, Laos, Louangnamtha
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design Consultations with stakeholders have been undertaken.
During Project Implementation Consultations with concerned government agencies continue during preparation of the ensuing project.
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services The S-PPTA will recruit consultants using the individual consultant selection method and will be engaged by ADB in accordance with the ADB Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2013, as amended from time to time).
Responsible ADB Officer Salter, Charles David
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, SERD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry
Department of Livestock and Fisheries
Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry
Timetable
Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
MRM -
Approval 19 Mar 2015
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 30 Mar 2017

TA 8882-LAO

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
19 Mar 2015 - 19 Mar 2015 30 Jun 2016 31 Mar 2017 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
225,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 225,000.00 19 Mar 2015 202,428.95

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