Lao PDR Road Sector Project 2 - Additional Finance (WB-P170951)

Countries
  • Laos
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Specific Location
(Phongsaly, Houaphan, Oudomxay, Xiengkhouang, Xayabouly and Bolikhamsay
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Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
Proposed
Bank Risk Rating
B
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Borrower
Lao People's Democratic Republic
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors
  • Construction
  • Transport
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Investment Type(s)
Loan
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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.
Loan Amount (USD)
$ 25.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 28.50 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Nov 29, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Sep 2, 2019


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Project Description

According to the bank document,  the project aims to strengthen maintenance systems to improve reliable road connectivity in Lao PDR, and to provide immediate and effective response in case of an Eligible Crisis or Emergency. As part of the Additional Finance, the Project Development Objective (PDO) is to improve climate resilience and strengthen maintenance systems for a reliable road network in Lao PDR, and to provide immediate and effective response in case of an Eligible Crisis or Emergency.

Progress towards achieving the PDO will be measured with the following Outcome Level indicators:

(a) Preparation and implementation of three-year rolling climate-resilient road maintenance plans, on an annual basis (Yes/No);

(b) Share of total provincial and district road network in Project area in good and fair condition (Percentage);

(c) Share of rural population with access to an all-season road (National) (Percentage);

(d) Share of rural population with access to an all-season road in project area (Percentage);

(e) Direct project beneficiaries (Number); and,

(f) Kilometers of road improved with climate resilience measures and receive maintenance (Kilometers).

 

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)

International Development Association (IDA - World Bank) US$ 25.00 million

Counterpart funding (Laos Govt) US$ 3.5 million

Contact Information

1/Project Team Leader - World Bank Contact

Sombath Southivong: Senior Infrastructure Specialist

Chanin Manopiniwes: Senior Infrastructure Economist

2/ Borrower/Client/Recipient

Lao People's Democratic Republic (Lao PDR)

Angkhansada Mouangkham

Deputy Director-General, External Finance Department, Ministry

Email: angkhansada@yahoo.com

3/Implementing Agencies

Ministry Of Public Works and Transport

Thongdeun Khammany

Deputy Director-General, Department of Finance, Ministry of

Email: thongdeun@yahoo.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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