Implementation of the Lao PDR Emission Reductions Programme through improved governance and sustaina (GCF-FP117)

Countries
  • Laos
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Specific Location
Houaphan, Luang Prabang, Sayabouri: provinces
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Financial Institutions
  • Green Climate Fund (GCF)
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Project Status
Proposed
Bank Risk Rating
B
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Borrower
Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH; Laos Government; JICA
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Sectors
  • Climate and Environment
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Investment Type(s)
Equity, Grant, Loan
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 16.80 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Loan Amount (USD)
$ 29.70 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Grant Amount (USD)
$ 29.20 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)
$ 72.10 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 @ GCF website

Updated in EWS Jul 29, 2020

Disclosed by Bank Oct 2, 2019


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Project Description

According to the bank document, the proposed project is about the implementation of the Lao PDR Emission Reductions Programme through improved governance and sustainable forest landscape management. The project is expected to cut off an equivalence of 5.6 million tonnes of CO2 emissions. The other anticipated benefits are:

GCF results area

  • Forests and land use

UN Sustainable Development Goals

  • #1 No poverty
  • #2 Zero hunger
  • #5 Gender equality
  • #6 Clean water and sanitation
  • #12 Responsible consumption and production
  • #13 Climate action
  • #15 Life on land
  • #17 Partnerships for the goals
Investment Description

Co-Financing

  • Ministry of Agriculture and Forests, Government of Lao PDR (co-financing) US$ 13.1million
  • BMZ (Grant) US$ 11.1 million
  • ADB (Loan) US$ 13.7 million
  • IFAD (Loan) US$ 8.6 million
  • JICA (Grant) US$  1.8million
  • Private sector US$ 1.0 million
  • Private sector (Equity) US$  6.3million

Contact Information

Project Contact Information

• Houaphan:
Lao Women’s Union
Sam Neua Village, Phathi Road, Sam Neua District
Houaphan Province
Tel: +856 64 312080

• Luang Prabang:
Lao Women’s Union
That Bosod Village, Luang Prabang Capital
Luang Prabang Province.
Tel: +856 71 212171

• Sayabouri:
Provincial Lao Women’s Union
Simeung Village, Sayabouri District
Sayabouri Province
Tel: +856 74 211225

GIZ Office in Vientiane (as hard copy):
• 247/19 Watnak Nyai Road Thaphalanxay Village
Sisattanak
District Vientiane Capital
P.O. Box 9233
+856-21 353605
+856-21 312408
giz-laos@giz.de


Lao PDR Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources
(MoNRE) Environmental Protection Fund (EPF) website:
https://laoepf.org.la/gcf/


Lao PDR Department of Forestry (DoF) website:
http://dof.maf.gov.la/en/environmental-and-socialsafeguards-documents-of-gcf-funded-project/

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