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The urban sector in the Lao People's Democratic Republic is at a nascent stage. Improving this sector has become critical to national development, just as increased urbanization also led to a call for enhanced urban management through decentralization.
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The Harbin Water Supply Project was envisaged to supply clean water to urban Harbin from a reservoir on the Lalin River as a viable alternative to the traditional but polluted water source, the Songhua Reiver.
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This program performance evaluation report presents the findings of an evaluation of the Environment and Social Program in the Lao People's Democratic Republic.
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This country assistance program evaluation (CAPE) aims to assess the performance of the Asian Development Bank country strategies and assistance programs for the Lao People's Democratic Republic during the CAPE period of 2000-2009.
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The Asian Development bank has made substantial contributions towards creating energy infrastructure in the Lao People's Democratic Republic.
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The Asian Development bank has made substantial contributions to building transport infrastructure in the Lao People's Democratic Republic.
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Cross-country studies show that growth in gross domestic product originating from agriculture is at least twice as effective in reducing property as the growth of gross domestic product originating outside of agriculture.
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The Rural Access Roads Project was designed to improve welfare and reduce poverty by providing access to markets and livelihood opportunities in various parts of the Lao People's Democratic Republic.
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This report by the Operations Evaluation Department (OED) evaluates 20 years (1986–2005) of Asian Development Bank (ADB) support to agriculture and natural resources (ANR)development in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR).
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This technical assistance performance audit report (TPAR) examines some key issues relating to institutional development and capacity building that were also identified in a recent impact evaluation study on water supply and sanitation projects in selected developing member countries of the Asian Development Bank (ADB). The issues include cost recovery, sustainability of water supply utilities, effectiveness of project management and