Lao PDR and ADB

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.

Lao PDR: Translations in Lao

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Transforming ASEAN: Strategies for Achieving Inclusive and Sustainable Growth

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Transforming ASEAN: Strategies for Achieving Inclusive and Sustainable Growth

ASEAN’s economic transformation depends on its success in achieving its key priorities of recovery, digital economy, and sustainability.

Lao PDR to See Moderate Growth in 2024, Navigating Debt and Inflation — ADB

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Lao PDR to See Moderate Growth in 2024, Navigating Debt and Inflation — ADB

The Lao PDR's economy is expected to expand moderately this year and next, thanks to external demand linked with tourism and trade, according to a new ADB report.

Learning Disruptions during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Evidence from Household Surveys in Southeast Asia

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Learning Disruptions during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Evidence from Household Surveys in Southeast Asia

A household survey documents considerable differences between countries in terms of school closures, the government's response, and the education situation.

The ASEAN Catalytic Green Finance Facility: Accelerating Green Infrastructure in Southeast Asia

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The ASEAN Catalytic Green Finance Facility: Accelerating Green Infrastructure in Southeast Asia

The video introduces the ASEAN Catalytic Green Finance Facility, or the ACGF, with testimonies and data. The ACGF was launched in 2019 to support green infrastructure in Southeast Asia with innovative financing, capacity building, and knowledge.