Trade Facilitation: Improved Sanitary and Phytosanitary Handling in Greater Mekong Subregion Trade (ADB-43120-026)

Countries
  • Laos
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Financial Institutions
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
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Project Status
Approved
Bank Risk Rating
C
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Voting Date
Oct 3, 2017
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Borrower
Government of Laos
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Sectors
  • Industry and Trade
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Investment Type(s)
Grant
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 10.00 million
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Grant Amount (USD)
$ 10.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Oct 18, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Oct 9, 2017


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Project Description
Further project description was not provided. The Project is Aligned with: Current project-AFF products become safer, more efficiently produced, and traded in greater quantities. Overall project-Unchanged and aligned with the Lao PDR MAF's Agricultural Development Strategy, 2011 2020 CONSULTING SERVICES Individual consultants: 31 contracts;98pm (intl); 186 pm (natl) ($2.274m) Least cost selection: 2 contracts; 7.5pm (intl); 7.5 pm (natl) ($0.155m) Single source Selection : 5 contracts; 29pm (intl); 84 pm(natl) ($0.757m) Advance contracting of PMU project management and financial consultants in Q4 2017 for the following positions: international project management and procurement advisor; national financial management specialist; national procurement specialist; project administrative assistant; secretary. PROCUREMENT NCB: Multiple contracts ($2.964m) Shopping: Multiple contracts ($0.098m) Direct Purchase: Multiple contracts ($0.089m)
Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Contact Information
Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry Department of Livestock and Fisheries ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF ADB The Accountability Mechanism is an independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who believe they are likely to be, or have been, adversely affected by an Asian Development Bank-financed project. If you submit a complaint to the Accountability Mechanism, they may investigate to assess whether the Asian Development Bank is following its own policies and procedures for preventing harm to people or the environment. You can learn more about the Accountability Mechanism and how to file a complaint at: http://www.adb.org/site/accountability-mechanism/main