Lao People's Democratic Republic: Rural Access Improvement Project Along the East-West Economic Corridor

Sovereign Project | 44138-012 Status: Closed


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Project Name Rural Access Improvement Project Along the East-West Economic Corridor
Project Number 44138-012
Country Lao People's Democratic Republic
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7728-LAO: Rural Access Improvement Project Along the East-West Economic Corridor
Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction US$ 1.20 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Agriculture, natural resources and rural development - Land-based natural resources management

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Effective gender mainstreaming
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Savannakhet province.

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design Consultations have been made during project design.
During Project Implementation Consultations have been conducted during implementation of the project.

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services A total of 98.5 person months (p-m) of consulting services (consisting of 25.5 p-m of international and 73 p-m of national) will be required. The bulk of the consulting services (23 p-m of international expertise and 71 p-m of national) will be recruited from a firm selected using QCBS at a ratio of 90:10 based on a full technical proposal. An individual independent consultant with expertise in agriculture and rural development and ADB processing (2 pm) shall be recruited to assist both the Government and ADB for project quality and processing. A representative of Environmental Operations Center (EOC) shall be recruited (0.5 pm) to scope the potential for developing a construction materials database for Savannakhet Province. These last two will be hired using the standard procedures for recruitment of individual consultants under technical assistance grants.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Charles Salter
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


Concept Clearance 16 Sep 2010
Fact Finding 20 Sep 2010 to 24 Sep 2010
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 22 Oct 2010
Last PDS Update 30 Sep 2014

TA 7728-LAO

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
14 Dec 2010 13 Jan 2011 13 Jan 2011 10 Dec 2012 31 Mar 2014 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
0.00 1,200,000.00 110,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,310,000.00 14 Dec 2010 1,144,851.18

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