Lao People's Democratic Republic: Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Project

Sovereign Project | 45301-001 Status: Closed


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Project Name Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Project
Project Number 45301-001
Country Lao People's Democratic Republic
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 8150-LAO: Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Project
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 800,000.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Water and other urban infrastructure and services - Urban water supply

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

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services A firm will be engaged in accordance with ADB Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2010, as amended from time to time). A total of 11 positions and 40 person-months required (6 international specialists for 18 person-months and 5 national experts for 22 person-months). The firm will be recruited using quality and cost-based selection (90:10) using simplified technical proposal. Individual consultants may be hired during the TA to help complete unanticipated tasks and/or provide start-up support prior to loan effectiveness. The TA will adequately address the following aspects relating to the ensuing project: (i) detailed executing agency, and implementing agency capacity assessments, with remedial action plan to build executing agency and implementing agency capacity to minimize procurement and financial management risks; (ii) proposed or indicative loan related procurement plan with suggested level of priority or, if applicable, post review based on executing agency and implementing agency capacity assessment; (iii) indicative implementation schedule with proposed sequencing of consultant recruitment and procurement bidding and awarding; (iv) a draft project performance management system; and (v) administration of seminars and workshops.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Anupma Jain
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Urban Development and Water Division, SERD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Public Works and Transport
Mr. Khamthavy Thaiphachanh, Director General
Dept of Housing and Urban Planning, Lao PDR, Lane-Xang Ave., Vientiane Lao PDR P.O. Box 206


Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 28 Sep 2012

TA 8150-LAO

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
03 Sep 2012 18 Oct 2012 18 Oct 2012 31 Dec 2013 31 Dec 2015 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
800,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 800,000.00 03 Sep 2012 674,178.11
Title Document Type Document Date
Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Project Initial Poverty and Social Analysis Jun 2013
Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Project Technical Assistance Reports Jun 2013
Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Project: Project Data Sheet (Lao Translation) Translated PDS Nov 2012

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