According to the bank document, the project is to improve sustainable forest management and enhance livelihoods and tourism opportunities in selected landscapes in northern, central and southern Lao PDR.
The Project would have four components that, taken together, help convene and “crowd in” coordinated actions and investments in priority spatially explicit landscapes to achieve larger impact at scale than would be possible with small fragmented projects. Components would be financed by IDA and GEF and would include:
1: Investing in Natural Wealth and Resilience in the Forest Landscape
2: Livelihoods Opportunities from the Forest Landscape
3: Institutions, Incentives, and Information to Build Natural Wealth and Resilience
4: Project Coordination, Management and Monitoring.
International Development Association (IDA-World Bank's funding) US$ 50.00 million
Trust Funds (non-World Bank's funding) US$ 7.37 million
Contact: Stephen Danyo
Senior Environmental Specialist
Ministry of Finance
Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry
Contact: Bounpone Sengthong
Deputy Director General, Department of Forestry
4/The World Bank
1818 H Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20433
Telephone: (202) 473-1000
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