Lao People's Democratic Republic (Lao PDR) and ADB
This video presents the impacts of ADB-supported Greater Mekong Subregion Biodiversity Conservation Corridor Project on protecting and managing forests so as to sustain forest ecosystems and livelihoods of communities living along the biodiversity corridors in the Lao PDR.
The pandemic erased millions of jobs in Southeast Asia. But the digital economy offers renewed hope particularly for young job-seekers—if they can learn the necessary skills.
This report provides a gender analysis of national laws and policies in the Lao People's Democratic Republic to inform efforts to strengthen women's resilience to climate change and disasters.
Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are critical for the growth and development of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR).
The Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR) completed a voluntary national review of progress toward the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The country is on track for achieving SDGs on clean water and sanitation, decent work and economic growth, and responsible consumption and production. Progress on water supply and sanitation is particularly noteworthy, with ADB supporting water supply connections to 2% of households across the country. Progress on the remaining 14 SDGs has been more moderate. The Government of the Lao PDR is prioritizing education, health, and social protection in its 9th National Socio-Economic Development Plan (NSEDP) as part of its strategy to graduate from the United Nation’s Least Developed Country category by 2026.
Lao PDR Resident Mission's (LRM) primary role includes:
LRM also assists with:
The Lao PDR Resident Mission will be closed on these dates:
Last updated: 4 April 2022