NGOs and other institutions

By admin on February 24, 2012



WB comprise two institutions managed by 187 member countries: the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) and the International Development Association (IDA). The IBRD aims to reduce poverty in middle-income and creditworthy poorer countries, while IDA focuses exclusively on the world’s poorest countries. These institutions are part of a larger body known as the World Bank Group.






The Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR) joined ADB at its founding in 1966 and, as of the end of December 2010, has received approved loans and grants totaling $1.60 billion, with technical assistance projects amounting to $133.1 million. ADB has extended development assistance to the Lao PDR since 1968 and remains the largest multilateral financier of the country.






World Food Programme (WFP)

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)

FAO provides assistance to the Lao Government and to both rural and urban populations, based on the Lao Government’s vision of the National Socio-Economic Development Programme.


Die Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)

GIZ assists the German Government in achieving its objectives in the field of international cooperation

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Norwegian People’s Aid

Norwegian People’s Aid (NPA) is one of Norway’s largest non-governmental organisations, founded in 1939. Based upon the principles of solidarity, unity, human dignity, peace and freedom, NPA is involved in more than 400 projects in 30 countries.


The Korea International Cooperation Agency was founded as a government agency on April 1, 1991, to maximize the effectiveness of Korea’s grant aid programs for developing countries by implementing the government’s grant aid and technical cooperation programs.

Osterreichische Bundesforste AG (OBf)


Sustainable Forestry and Rural Development Project  (SUFORD)

The objective of the Sustainable Forestry for Rural Development (SUFORD) Project for Lao People’s Democratic Republic is to assist the borrower to achieve the sustainable management of production forests to alleviate rural poverty in the project provinces by implementing the forest policy reform actions and policies set forth in its letter of forest management policy

The project is funded by the Finnish Government

Environment Management Support Project (EMSP)

the project’s purpose is to build up the WREA and provincial environmental authorities so they are more sustainable, qualified, and capable of using updated tools and methods in compliance monitoring to fulfil their legal mandate

The project is funded by the Finnish Government


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