Additional Financing for Mekong Integrated Water Resources Management (Lao PDR) (WB-P159447)

Countries
  • Laos
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Approved
Bank Risk Rating
B
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
Jul 6, 2017
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Borrower
Lao PDR, Ministry of Finance
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors
  • Water and Sanitation
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Investment Amount (USD)
$ 25.00 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)
$ 26.00 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 @ WB website

Updated in EWS Oct 8, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Mar 2, 2017


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Project Description

According to IFC website, the development objective of First Phase of Mekong Integrated Water Resources Management Project of Lao People’s Democratic Republic is to improve water resource and fisheries management in selected areas of the Lower Mekong Basin. This project has three components:

1. Component 1 - Regional Water Resources Management
2. Component 2 - National Water Resources Management
3. Component 3 - River Basin and Aquatic Resources Management

Investment Description

Contact Information

Team Leaders: Greg J. Browder, Eileen Rose Burke
No contact information provided at the time of disclosure.

Borrower/Client/Recipient: Ministry of Finance
Contact:Mr. Angkhansada Mouangkham, Deputy Director General
External Finance Department
Email Address: angkhansada@yahoo.com

Implementing Agency: Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment
Contact: Ounakone Xayviliya, Deputy Director
Department of Water Resources
Email Address: ounakone@gmaiil.com

Implementing Agency: Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment
Contact: Virana Sonnasinh, Deputy Director
Email Address: virana.sonnasinh@gmail.com

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