Lao People's Democratic Republic: Road Sector Governance and Maintenance Project

Sovereign Project | 47085-001 Status: Active

Summary

The Lao Road Sector Governance and Maintenance Project will improve the delivery of public service in road asset management. It will cultivate sustainable and efficient road asset management practices by strengthening governance and capacity in planning, financing, and implementing routine and periodic road maintenance. The project will rehabilitate and maintain a total of 327 kilometers (km) of national and local roads in the provinces of Salavan, Xekong and Attapu. It will contribute to the achievement of the government's goal of improving road asset management.

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Project Name Road Sector Governance and Maintenance Project
Project Number 47085-001
Country Lao People's Democratic Republic
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 8492-LAO: Road Maintenance
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 750,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change
Sector / Subsector

Transport - Road transport (non-urban)

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Some gender elements
Description

The Lao Road Sector Governance and Maintenance Project will improve the delivery of public service in road asset management. It will cultivate sustainable and efficient road asset management practices by strengthening governance and capacity in planning, financing, and implementing routine and periodic road maintenance. The project will rehabilitate and maintain a total of 327 kilometers (km) of national and local roads in the provinces of Salavan, Xekong and Attapu. It will contribute to the achievement of the government's goal of improving road asset management.

The expected impact of the project will be delivery of public services in road asset management improved. The outcome will be sustainable road maintenance implemented in the provinces of Salavan, Xekong and Attapu. The project will consist of three outputs, (1) governance and practice for road asset management improved; (2) institutional capacity for road asset management strengthened; and (3) road asset rehabilitation and maintenance completed.

Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy The project is consistent with ADB''s Lao PDR country partnership strategy for 2012- 2016 and the Lao PDR''s Seventh National Socioeconomic Development Plan 2011- 2015, both of which have the overarching objective of promoting inclusive and sustainable economic growth and poverty reduction. ADB''s 2011 Transport Sector Assessment, Strategy, and Road Map (ASR) for Lao PDR recognize the need to support road maintenance as a key component of ADB''s future assistance to the Lao PDR transport sector. The project also captures the essence of ADB''s Sustainable Transport Initiative which defines a transport system that is accessible, safe, environment-friendly, and affordable.
Impact

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design Project preparatory technical assistance consultant conducted stakeholder communication, participation and consultation. Findings and recommendations from these stakeholders' consultations were incorporated into the project design.
During Project Implementation

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services The consulting services for the project preparatory technical assistance was awarded to Oriental Consultants Co., Ltd. (now called Oriental Consultants Global Co. Ltd.) in joint venture with International Development Center of Japan, in association with Mekong Consultants Co., Ltd.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Leung, Kang Hang
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, SERD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Public Works and Transport
Dept of Housing and Urban Planning, Lao
PDR, Lane-Xang Ave., Vientiane Lao PDR
P.O. Box 206

Timetable

Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
MRM -
Approval 24 Oct 2013
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 29 Sep 2016

TA 8492-LAO

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
24 Oct 2013 25 Nov 2013 25 Nov 2013 30 Nov 2014 30 Sep 2016 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
750,000.00 0.00 90,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 840,000.00 24 Oct 2013 734,767.49

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