ADB operations in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic support quality, sustainable, inclusive, and green growth for COVID-19 recovery, with a focus on health care and food security.
This brief sets out ways the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR) can offset the predicted financial impacts of climate change and start improving its creditworthiness to unlock the green finance resources it needs for resilient growth.
This paper investigates the impact of electrification of households in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic using data from the Lao Expenditure and Consumption Survey.
In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, ADB and JFPR united to empower communities - providing health support, social protection, and alternative livelihoods - which forged a resilient future for Asia and the Pacific.
This brief shows how bookings for non-hotel rooms via platforms such as Airbnb have soared in Southeast Asia and why stronger regulation can help maintain quality standards, increase tax revenue, and maximize local economic benefits.
The economy of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR) gradually recovered in 2022, supported by the reopening of the country’s borders and improved mobility after a 2-year closure to contain the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
To date, ADB has committed 364 public sector loans, grants, and technical assistance totaling $2.6 billion to the Lao PDR. Cumulative loan and grant disbursements to the Lao PDR amount to $2.41 billion.
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Last updated: 3 November 2023