47300-001: Northern Smallholder Livestock Commercialization Project

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Description

The Northern Smallholder Livestock Commercialization Project (the Project) will raise rural incomes by enabling livestock producers and agribusinesses to meet the high demand for Lao livestock products, including live and processed beef, swine, goats and poultry. It will be carried out in the three northern provinces (TNP) of Luang Namtha, Luang Prabang and Xieng Khouang. The provincial poverty rates in the TNP range from 28% to 43% with the rural areas being the poorest. More than 80% of the TN... Read More

Country Lao People's Democratic Republic
Project Number 47300-001
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number TA No. 8558
Approval Date 13 Dec 2013
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 800
Sector / Subsector Classification Agriculture and natural resources
/ Agricultural Production and Markets
Thematic Classification Economic growth
Regional cooperation and integration
Gender Mainstreaming Categories Effective gender mainstreaming

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Responsible ADB Officer
Charles David Salter
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Responsible ADB Department
Southeast Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, SERD

Last PDS Update
07 Apr 2014

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