Lao PDR: Projects and Results
Latest Project Results and Case Studies
How Lao PDR is Using TVET to Break Gender Barriers at WorkAffirmative action, vouchers, social marketing, and homestay visits are helping break through gender barriers to “blue collar” work in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic.
Lao PDR Weaves a Renewable Energy FutureIn the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, hydropower engineering, communication, and traditional weaving all make critical contributions to developing one of the country’s key economic assets.
Equity Investment in Asia Environmental Partners IIAsia Environmental Partners II is a $300 million regional fund focused on growth opportunities in renewable energy, waste management and recycling services, water management, energy efficiency, pollution control, and low-carbon consumer products in the People’s Republic of China, India, and Southeast Asia.
Tourism Boom Fuels Business Opportunities in Mekong SubregionADB has helped turn former war-torn Greater Mekong Subregion countries of Cambodia, Lao PDR, and Viet Nam into a booming tourist destination.
Ancient Trade Route Delivers New Opportunities to Greater Mekong SubregionA modern highway and bridge connecting three countries in the Greater Mekong Subregion are reviving an ancient trade route and bringing new life to local communities.
Tourist Influx Helps Rural Lao PDR ThriveCompletion of the last overland link in the North-South Economic Corridor brings prosperity to poor provinces in the Lao PDR, a landlocked country that lies at the heart of the Greater Mekong Subregion.
Piped Water for Good Health in the Lao PDRA new initiative in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic is bringing clean water and modern toilets to rural communities.
Tomorrow's Women Water Leaders in Lao PDRScholarships for young women in Lao People's Democratic Republic are helping today's students become tomorrow's water leaders.
Lao PDR: Community-managed Irrigation Reduces Poverty and Raises Food Security for Women Farmers - 2012More active participation by women in irrigation and food production reduces poverty and raises food security in Lao PDR.
Lao People's Democratic Republic: Livestock and Economic DevelopmentAn ADB-supported project in Lao PDR helps some of the country’s most vulnerable women get the most out of their animals—and empowers women in the process.
- Capacity Building for Vientiane Sustainable Urban Transport Project
- Northern Cross-Border Power Trade and Distribution Project
- Trade Facilitation: Improved Sanitary and Phytosanitary Handling in Greater Mekong Subregion Trade Project – Additional Financing
- Sustainable Rural Infrastructure and Watershed Management Sector Project
- Northern Rural Infrastructure Development Sector Project - Additional Financing