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Basic Education Development (Investment) :  Lao People's Dem Rep

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Grant Name Basic Education Development (Investment)
Country Lao People's Dem Rep
Grant Number 0069
Project Number 32312- 02
Source of Funding/Amount[Approved]
Asian Development Fund US$12.66  million
Asian Development Fund US$8.90  million
Thematic Classification Capacity Development
Social Development
Gender Equity
Sector/Subsector Education / Pre-Primary and Basic Education
Description The overall objective of the Project is to contribute to poverty reduction, and economic growth in Lao PDR, by expanding access to and improving the quality of basic education. The Project supports the long-term goal of education reform and economic development, as articulated by the government in all major planning documents. The Project supports the implementation of Education Sector Development Project 2006-2010 through: (i) increased access to and participation in basic education, especially in underserved areas and for disadvantaged groups; (ii) improved quality, internal efficiency and relevance of basic education, and consequent sustainability in the education sector; and (iii) effective capacity building for strengthened decentralized education management.
Project Outcome
Outcome Progress Toward Outcome
Expanded and equitable access to improved quality and more efficient lower secondary education
Implementation Progress
Outputs Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities and Issues)
Expanded and equitable access to LSE provided in fast-growing, high-demand urban areas and in poorest rural and remote areas
Improved relevance and quality of LSE
Improved capacity for planning, budgeting, management, and delivery of education
Geographical Location Nationwide in focus (policy based program loan): see also linked Grant 0069 LAO
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  Environment C
  Resettlement C
  Indigenous People A
Responsible ADB Officer Christopher A. Spohr
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Human and Social Development Division, SERD
Concept Clearance 30 Aug 2005
Fact-finding 24 Apr 2006 to 05 May 2006
Appraisal 24 Jul 2006 to 02 Aug 2006
Board Approval 20 Dec 2006
Grant No. Approval Signing Effectivity Original Revised Actual

Financing Plan Top Grant Utilization
  TOTAL ( Amount in US$ million)
Project Cost 12.66
ADB 12.66
Counterpart 0.00
Cofinancing 0.00
Date ADB OTHERS Net Percentage
Cumulative Contract Awards
31 Aug 2015 12.639 100%
Cumulative Disbursements
31 Aug 2015 12.639 100%
Top Status of Covenants
Category Sector Social Financial Economic Others Safe
Rating Satisfactory Satisfactory Satisfactory Satisfactory Satisfactory
2008 Asian Development Bank

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