Regional: Greater Mekong Subregion: Livelihood Support for Corridor Towns

Sovereign Project | 46074-001 Status: Active


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Project Name Greater Mekong Subregion: Livelihood Support for Corridor Towns
Project Number 46074-001
Country Regional
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Grant
Source of Funding / Amount
Grant 9173-REG: Greater Mekong Subregion Livelihood Support for Corridor Towns
Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction US$ 2.50 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Multisector - Multisector

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Effective gender mainstreaming
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact Increased income among beneficiaries in the selected corridor towns (which are part of the GMS Corridor Towns Development Project) in the three project countries.

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome Increased local employment for poor households
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

1. Construction of small markets (trade centers) in three project towns completed

2. Microfinance support for market vendors in three project towns

3. Training and awareness campaigns completed

4. Project management, monitoring and audit services established

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues) Consultants have been engaged in CAM and VIE to prepare the feasibility study, initial environment examination, and detailed engineering design and provide constructions supervision of proposed night markets. The consultant in LAO is still being recruited. Individual national and international consultants have also been engaged to support project implementation.
Geographical Location

Safeguard Categories

Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement C
Indigenous Peoples C

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design Consultations with stakeholders conducted during project preparation.
During Project Implementation When consultants are on board, public consultations will be conducted.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Linda Adams
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Urban Development and Water Division, SERD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Public Works and Transport
Dept of Housing and Urban Planning, Lao
PDR, Lane-Xang Ave., Vientiane Lao PDR
P.O. Box 206
Provincial People's Committee of Quang TriProvince
45 Hung Vuong, Dong Ha Town, Quang Tri
Ministry of Public Works and Transport
1st Floor West Building,
Corner Norodom Boulevard Street 106
Phnom Penh, Cambodia


Concept Clearance 11 May 2012
Fact Finding -
MRM 18 Jun 2012
Approval 21 May 2013
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 28 Sep 2015

Grant 9173-REG

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
21 May 2013 08 Nov 2013 08 Nov 2013 30 Nov 2017 31 Dec 2018 -
Financing Plan Grant Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 2.80 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 0.00 21 May 2013 0.00 0.82 33%
Counterpart 0.30 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 2.50 21 May 2013 0.00 0.31 13%
Title Document Type Document Date
Greater Mekong Subregion: Livelihood Support for Corridor Towns Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction Apr 2013

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