Lao People's Democratic Republic: GMS: East-West Corridor Project Coordination

Nonsovereign Project | 29271-012 Status: Approved

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Title Date
GMS: East-West Corridor Project Nov 1999

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Project Name GMS: East-West Corridor Project Coordination
Project Number 29271-012
Country Lao People's Democratic Republic
Approval Number 3348
Type or Modality of Assistance
3348 JSF US$ 690,000 Approved
Strategic Agendas
Drivers of Change
Sector / Subsector

Transport - Road transport (non-urban)

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Infrastructure Division, SERD
Responsible ADB Officer ADB Disclosure
Project Sponsor(s)
Description The objectives of the TA are to (i) coordinate and monitor the implementation of the transport infrastructure investments, primarily the second international bridge on the Mekong River, the improvement and rehabilitation of Road 9 in Lao PDR and Viet Nam, the resealing of Highway 1 in Viet Nam and the upgrading of Da Nang port in Viet Nam; (ii) establish appropriate operation and maintenance arrangements for the Mekong River Bridge and Road 9 in Lao PDR; and (iii) investigate and promote the prospects for private participation in the operation and maintenance of the Project facilities, including the Mekong River Bridge.
Objectives and Scope
Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

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

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services About 20 person-months of international consultants experienced in the project management and construction, user charge analysis and investment will be required to carry out the scope of work. Consultants to be recruited by the Bank in accordance with the Bank's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants.

Timetable for assistance design, processing and implementation

Concept Clearance -
Due Diligence
Credit Committee Meeting -
Approval 20 Dec 1999
Last PDS Update 14 Dec 2006
Title Document Type Document Date
GMS: East-West Corridor Project Reports and Recommendations of the President Nov 1999

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