Lao People's Democratic Republic: Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Project (ADB-45301-001)

Countries
  • Laos
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Closed
Bank Risk Rating
U
Risk rating varies among banks and may refer only to the particular investment and not to the risk for the project as a whole. Projects marked 'U' have an 'Unknown' risk rating at the time of disclosure.
Voting Date
Sep 3, 2012
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Borrower
Lao People's Democratic Republic
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors
  • Infrastructure
  • Water and Sanitation
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Investment Type(s)
Grant
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 0.80 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 0.80 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please see updated project documentation for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Mar 19, 2019


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Project Description

According to the bank document, the Project will support the expansion of systems by providing capital to well-performing provincial nam papas (PNPs or water supply utilities) who require financing for minor rehabilitation works to restore and improve a system's functionality and/or who have tried to access capital from commercial banks for expansion but were unsuccessful due to initial collateral requirements or repayment terms.

Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)

Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 0.8 million

Contact Information

Executing Agencies

Ministry of Public Works and Transport
Contact: Mr. Khamthavy Thaiphachanh

Title: Director General
Address: Dept of Housing and Urban Planning, Lao PDR

Lane-Xang Ave., Vientiane Lao PDR P.O. Box 206

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