Project Name Basic Education (Girls) Project (formerly Women's Education)
Project Number 29288-013
Country Lao People's Democratic Republic
Location Covering 11 provinces in the Northern, Central and Southern Regions
Approval Number 1621
Type or Modality of Assistance
1621 ADF US$ 20.00 million Approved
Strategic Agendas
Drivers of Change
Sector / Subsector

Education - Pre-primary and primary

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Human and Social Development Division, SERD
Responsible ADB Officer ADB Disclosure
Project Sponsor(s)

Component 1 financed by ADB:

Expand access and improve retention by providing primary schools and district education bureaus in 51 districts.

Component 2 financed by AusAID:

Improve the relevance, quality and efficiency of primary education by providing supplementary materials, recruiting and training ethnic teachers and supporting in-service training to teachers and school principals in multi-grade schools and schools in ethnic areas.

Component 3 financed by ADB:

Strengthen management system and capacity of government officers from central to local levels.

Objectives and Scope
Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy Country Strategy

Safeguard Categories

Environment C
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation

Timetable for assistance design, processing and implementation

Concept Clearance -
Due Diligence
Credit Committee Meeting 13 Mar 1998
Approval 25 Jun 1998
PDS Creation Date 21 Nov 2006
Last PDS Update 19 Jul 2007

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