Lao People's Democratic Republic: Northern Smallholder Livestock Commercialization Project

Sovereign Project | 47300-001 Status: Closed


Latest Project Documents

Project Data Sheets (PDS) contain summary information on the project or program. Because the PDS is a work in progress, some information may not be included in its initial version but will be added as it becomes available. Information about proposed projects is tentative and indicative.

The Public Communications Policy (PCP) recognizes that transparency and accountability are essential to development effectiveness. It establishes the disclosure requirements for documents and information ADB produces or requires to be produced.

The Accountability Mechanism provides a forum where people adversely affected by ADB-assisted projects can voice and seek solutions to their problems and report alleged noncompliance of ADB's operational policies and procedures.

In preparing any country program or strategy, financing any project, or by making any designation of, or reference to, a particular territory or geographic area in this document, the Asian Development Bank does not intend to make any judgments as to the legal or other status of any territory or area.

Project Name Northern Smallholder Livestock Commercialization Project
Project Number 47300-001
Country Lao People's Democratic Republic
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 8558-LAO: Northern Smallholder Livestock Commercialization Project
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 800,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Regional integration
Drivers of Change
Sector / Subsector

Agriculture, natural resources and rural development - Livestock

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 Catagory B
Involuntary Resettlement Catagory B
Indigenous Peoples Catagory B
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design Yes
During Project Implementation Close coordination with government and other stakeholders have been held during the processing of the ensuing loan.

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services The PPTA engaged services of 19 person-months (p-m) of international and 24 p-m of national consultants. The bulk of the services was provided by a consulting firm, 18 p-m of international and 23 p-m of national consultants. The firm was recruited through quality- and cost-based selection method (QCBS) using a quality-cost ratio of 80:20 and simplified technical proposal according to ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2013, as amended from time to time). One individual independent consultant was recruited by ADB to assist both the Government and ADB in quality and timely project processing.

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 -
Fact Finding -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 31 Mar 2015

TA 8558-LAO

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
13 Dec 2013 10 Jan 2014 10 Jan 2014 30 Jun 2015 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 13 Dec 2013 690,710.18
Title Document Type Document Date
Northern Smallholder Livestock Commercialization Project Technical Assistance Reports Dec 2013

Safeguard Documents See also: Safeguards

Safeguard documents provided at the time of project/facility approval may also be found in the list of linked documents provided with the Report and Recommendation of the President.

None currently available.

Evaluation Documents See also: Independent Evaluation

None currently available.

Related Publications

None currently available.

The Public Communications Policy (PCP) establishes the disclosure requirements for documents and information ADB produces or requires to be produced in its operations to facilitate stakeholder participation in ADB's decision-making. For more information, refer to the Safeguard Policy Statement, Operations Manual F1, and Operations Manual L3.

Requests for information may also be directed to the InfoUnit.