Lao People’s Democratic Republic: Greater Mekong Subregion Northern Power Transmission Project

Evaluation Document | 6 January 2022

The project was approved to address Lao PDR's lack of a unified transmission and distribution network, and need to import expensive electricity. The project’s envisaged impact was to achieve the government’s goal of rural electrification in 2020. Its planned outcome was increased household access to electricity in the northern part of the Lao PDR.

This report validates the completion report's assessment of the program. IED overall assessment: Less than successful.