Additional Financing for Scaling Up Participatory Sustainable Forest Management Project (WB-P170810)

Countries
  • Laos
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Specific Location
Four targeted provinces
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Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
Proposed
Bank Risk Rating
A
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Borrower
Lao People's Democratic Republic
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Sectors
  • Climate and Environment
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Investment Type(s)
Loan
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 5.00 million
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Loan Amount (USD)
$ 5.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 5.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Nov 29, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Oct 7, 2019


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Project Description

According to the bank document, the original project development objective (PDO) for Scaling Up Participatory Sustainable Forest Management Project (SUPSFM) remains unchanged which is: To execute REDD+ activities through participatory sustainable forest management in priority areas and to pilot forest landscape management in four provinces. The current PDO is about o strengthen participatory sustainable forest management in targeted production forest areas, and forest landscape management in targeted provinces.

The project key results will be: Key PDO-level results for the AF-SUPSFM remain the same as under the parent project and would be expanded:

(i) Forest area brought under management plans (Hectares)

(ii) People in forest and adjacent community with monetary/non-monetary benefits from interventions (Number) with (a) Female (Number), (b) Ethnic minority/indigenous (Number)

(iii) Enhanced carbon storage from improved forest protection and restoration (tons of carbon dioxide equivalent)

(iv) Reduced emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (tons of carbon dioxide equivalent)

(v) Rate of annual forest cover loss in targeted Production Forest Areas (Percentage).

 

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)

IDA (World Bank) US$ 5.00 million

Contact Information

1/ World Bank Contact

Stephen Danyo: Senior Environmental Specialist

2/ Borrower/Client/Recipient

*There is no further information being disclosed at this stage of the project*

3/ Implementing Agencies

Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry

Mr. Bounpone Sengthong

Deputy Director General, Department of Forestry

bounpone.sth@gmail.com

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT

The World Bank
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Washington, D.C. 20433
Telephone: (202) 473-1000
Web: http://www.worldbank.org/projects

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