Lao PDR: Setting Vientiane on the Road to Sustainable Transport
Together with ADB and cofinancing partners, the Lao People’s Democratic Republic is setting up a 12.9-kilometer Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system with 28 enclosed stations, and 50 new battery-electric buses.
Power to the Poor Scheme Empowers Rural Women in the Lao PDR
An ADB power transmission project expanded electricity access to more than 24,095 households, including 8,832 poor households in the Lao People's Democratic Republic.
COVID-19 Delays Economic Recovery — ADB
The economic recovery in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic slowed amid a second wave of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic that has led to lockdowns and lower consumer spending, according to a report released...
Wastewater Treatment Solutions for Urban and Peri-Urban Communities in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic
This publication presents decentralized wastewater treatment solutions (DEWATS) adapted in ADB-financed projects to provide cost-effective and sustainable infrastructure and sanitation systems in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic.