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Lao PDR investment climate assessment

World Bank. Lao PDR Country Office

Lao PDR investment climate assessment

policies to promote growth in the non-resource sectors

by World Bank. Lao PDR Country Office

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Published by The World Bank Lao PDR Country Officec in [Vientiane] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 45).

StatementPoverty Reduction and Economic Management Sector Department, East Asia and Pacific Region
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCL 2011/00066 (H)
The Physical Object
Pagination56 p. :
Number of Pages56
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25308134M
LC Control Number2012331397

  Chinese companies have been the biggest investors in Lao PDR, accounting for more than 77 percent of investment in While foreign direct investment (FDI) flow to Lao PDR has swelled from US$ million in to US$ billion in according to data from the ASEAN Secretariat and ASEAN FDI Database, infrastructure – primarily. #ClosingTheGap Mekong – Lao PDR – Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Assessment 5 Lao PDR is the smallest country in the #CTGMekong series, with only about 7 million people (), and a landlocked economy reliant on extractive and hydropower industries. As a socialist republic, the government has a significant impact on the economy.   The Poverty Profile in Lao PDR is based on the latest Lao Expenditure and Consumption Survey (LECS), carried out nationwide in The report was launched along with the Poverty Assessment Catching Up and Falling Behind, which analyses thesurvey data in more depth and explores the factors behind emerging trends. Data from the LECS.


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Lao PDR investment climate assessment by World Bank. Lao PDR Country Office Download PDF EPUB FB2

Lao PDR Investment Climate Assessment L A O PDR INVESTMENT C LI M A TE ASSESSMENT THE WO RLD B A NK Policies to Promote Growth in the Non-Resource Sectors THE WORLD BANK OFFICE, VIENTIANE UNPatou Xay Nheru Road Vientiane, Lao PDR Tel: ()Fax: () Get this from a library. Lao PDR investment climate assessment: policies to promote growth in the non-resource Lao PDR investment climate assessment book.

[World Bank. East Asia and Pacific Regional Office. Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Sector Unit.;]. In book: Investment Climate in Major Cities of CLMV Countries (pp) investment climate in Lao PDR.

The surveys were conducted in Vientiane and An Assessment Lao PDR investment climate assessment book the Investment : Syviengxay Oraboune. investment climate in Lao PDR. The surveys were conducted in Vientiane and Savannakhet where the SEZ and Industrial Zone were located.

The survey interviewed 30 enterprises in Vientiane and another 30 enterprises in Savannakhet. A total of 60 enterprise interviews were carried out as to assess the investment climate of Lao PDR. The Investment Climate Assessment aims to provide a better understanding of how the private sector is performing and where the principal constraints to increased private sector investment are to be found.

This is the third assessment carried out in Lao PDR, and builds on findings from the previous assessments carried out in andeach. This is the third Investment Climate Assessment carried out in Lao PDR, and builds on find-ings from the previous assessments carried out by the World Bank in andeach of which was in turn informed by an Enterprise Survey.

This Investment Climate Assessment (ICA). Lao PDR is highly climate-vulnerable, and the country’s greenhouse (GHG) emissions were o Gg2 in the yearwhich is negligible compared to total global emissions.

Despite this, Lao PDR has ambitious plans to reduce its GHG emissions while at the same time increasing its resilience to the negative impacts of climate change. The Poverty Profile in Lao PDR and Poverty Assessment Catching Up and Falling Behind show that Lao PDR has made remarkable progress in reducing poverty over the past 25 years, but also that many recent gains made against poverty are threatened by the impact of the COVID pandemic on the Lao economy.

Published by the Lao Statistics Bureau and the World Bank in both Lao and English. Lao People's Democratic Republic. In the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR), a steady fragmentation of forest ecosystems and a decline in the average growing stock within the residual forest have reduced carbon stocks and impacted biodiversity and forest dependent people.

Lao PDR is working to overcome these challenges. Lao People’s Democratic Republic Energy Sector Assessment, Strategy, and Road Map Expanded access to modern and affordable sources of energy and more efficient use of energy resources are needed for the Lao People’s Democratic Republic to achieve its development goals.

The second Lao PDR investment climate assessment identifies the key constraints of the country's non-resource sector firms. This Assessment summarizes the results of a national survey conducted in late and draws on extensive interviews with policymakers and practitioners.

Existing climate hazard and vulnerability information for Lao PDR compiled and integrated into a agriculture and climate risk information system, coordinated by NAFRI (established under Output ) leading to a long-term warning system.

Scenarios for agricultural production in Lao PDR assessed on the basis of local expertise. To date, there has only been limited assessment, analysis or projections regarding the potential climate change impacts on the physical and social environment in Lao PDR, due to the lack of long-term climate data to support projections of future climate trends.

This strategy provides insight into Lao PDR's plans to counter cimate change. Lao PDR continues to maintain robust growth this year but faces a challenge to manage domestic demand. On the supply side, the construction, services, industry and agriculture sectors are the main drivers of growth; while on the demand side, public spending and private investment including demand driven by preparations for the Asia-Europe.

Output Existing climate hazard and vulnerability information for Lao PDR compiled and integrated into an agriculture and climate risk information system, coordinated by NAFRI leading to the establishment of a long-term warning system linked through to Province and District Level Agriculture and Forestry departments and the rural farmers.

ASKO Assessment of Capacity We acknowledge with gratitude the Climate Investment Funds (CIF) for their contribution Lao PDR was part of the 8 pilot countries of the Forest Investment Program (FIP). The Lao PDR FIP investment plan identified production forests as a key focus area to address drivers of deforestation.

the investment climate. Lao PDR. The principle conclusion from this Investment Climate Assessment is that policy-makers in Lao PDR face two different pathways: business as usual, or radical change in the approach to private sector development (see chart): • Business as usual, meaning the continuation of the current, principally natu.

This is the third Investment Climate Assessment carried out in Lao PDR, and builds on findings from the previous assessments carried out by the World Bank in andeach of which was in turn informed by an Enterprise Survey.

Climate Assessment Reducing Investment Climate Constraints to Higher Growth Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Sector Unit East Asia and Pacifi c Region Report No. LA Lao PDR Private Sector and Investment Climate Assessment.

Laos, officially the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR), is a rapidly growing developing economy at the heart of Southeast Asia, bordered by Burma, Cambodia, China, Thailand, and Vietnam. Laos’ economic growth over the last decade averaged just below eight percent, placing Laos amongst the fastest growing economies in the world.

Investment to present an assessment of the investment climate in Lao PDR and to discuss the challenges and opportunities faced by the Government of Lao PDR in its reform efforts. Get this from a library. Lao PDR private sector and investment climate assessment: reducing investment climate constraints to higher growth.

[World Bank. East Asia and Pacific Regional Office. Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Sector Unit.;]. Investment climate assessment policy uncertainty in the midst of a natural resources boom: summary (Laotian) Abstract. The World Bank undertakes periodic Investment Climate Assessments in order to provide policymakers with a better understanding of how the private sector is performing and where the principal constraints to increased private sector investment are to be.

investment plans to improve the NHMS with the ultimate goal for reducing losses due to natural hazard-in-duced disasters, sustainable economic growth and abilities of the countries to respond to climate change. The Department of Meteorology and Hydrology (DMH) of Lao PDR supported the country assessment and.

Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR, August 1, The Department of Climate Change (DCC) under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Laos office co-hosted a one-day workshop on private sector engagement in climate change and green growth in Lao PDR.

for Mainstreaming Disaster and Climate Risks into the draft 8. National Socio-Economic Plan (NSEDP) from and a public investment mechanism; and iii) Strategic Guidelines for Mainstreaming Disaster and Climate Risks into the rural housing, transport and irrigation sectors in Lao PDR. The Second Investment Climate Assessment (ICA) for Lao PDR was carried out by the World Bank working closely with government agencies and development partners.

The report summarizes the results of a national survey and draws on extensive interviews with. Home Projects Project Summary Project List Project Details Lao PDR: Climate Resilience Improvement of National Road 13 South Project (Section 3) About AIIB The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) is a multilateral development bank with a mission to.

measures and assess their needs and priorities for adaptation. Lao PDR is one of the thirteen countries. This publication highlights the results of the scoping assessment conducted in the Lao PDR to identify the country’s adaptation needs and priorities.

This scoping assessment was conducted by EcoLao, a Lao-owned Rural Development Contractor. Lao PDR Resilience Agriculture Sector Climate Change – NAPA follow up Page 7 1.

Situation analysis Climate change - induced problem Lao PDR (commonly Laos) is a land-locked country covering a total area ofsq km. Besides Thailand and Vietnam it borders Myanmar, Cambodia, and China. Lao PDR. Progress Report: Lao PDR - United Nations Partnership FrameworkA Partnership for Sustainable Development [EN/LO] Format Evaluation and Lessons Learned Source.

UNCT Laos. This sector assessment, strategy, and road map (ASR) explains the evaluation and strategic investment priorities of the Government of the Lao PDR and ADB in the agriculture, natural resources, and rural development (ANRRD) sector.

The ASR highlights sector performance, priority development constraints, government plans and strategy, past ADB. Investment reform could stimulate conservation and economic growth, tapping into Laos’ natural wealth and comparative advantage.

Lao PDR At-A-Glance Lao PDR has made good development progress over the past 20 years by halving poverty, reducing malnutrition and improving education and health outcomes – but there is room for further improvement.

Data and research on investment including guidelines for multinational enterprises, private sector development, FDI, bribery, conflict minerals and corporate social responsibility (CSR)., This first OECD Investment Policy Review of Lao PDR uses the OECD Policy Framework for Investment to assess the investment climate in Lao PDR and discusses the challenges and opportunities faced by the.

This first OECD Investment Policy Review of Lao PDR uses the OECD Policy Framework for Investment to assess the investment climate in Lao PDR and discusses the challenges and opportunities faced by the Government of Lao PDR in its reform efforts.

featuring its books, papers and statistics and is the gateway to OECD's analysis and data. The President of IFAD, Gilbert F. Houngbo, will meet the Prime Minister of the Lao People's Democratic Republic (PDR), Thongloun Sisoulith, the Prime Minister of Cambodia, Hun Sen, other high-ranking officials, as well as representatives of UN teams in country, to discuss investments that can improve food and nutrition security, generate employment and mitigate the effects of climate change in.

Lao PDR is already a source, and to a lesser extent, a transit and destination country for sex trafficking and forced labour of women, children and men. Without proper protection mechanisms and enforcement of regulations and laws, AEC could have a negative impact.

Human rights instruments. Lao PDR has acceded to or ratified seven out of ten key. The Climate Adaptation in Wetland Areas (CAWA) project co-funded the conduct of the climate change vulnerability assessments for the two Ramsar sites in Lao PDR.

To learn more about the assessment results, view the Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment Summary Reports for Beung Kiat Ngong Ramsar site and Xe Champhone Ramsar site. This chapter provides an assessment of the investment promotion and facilitation framework in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR).

It examines existing strategies and institutions governing investment promotion and facilitation with a particular focus on the Investment Promotion Department. Laos (/ ˈ l ɑː oʊ s / (), / l aʊ s, ˈ l ɑː ɒ s, ˈ l eɪ ɒ s /; Lao: ລາວ, Lāo), officially the Lao People's Democratic Republic (Lao lau; French: République démocratique populaire lao), is a socialist state and the only landlocked country in Southeast the heart of the Indochinese Peninsula, Laos is bordered by Myanmar and China to the northwest, Vietnam to the east.

in Lao PDR to Climate Change Impacts (IRAS Project) The purpose of this Mid Term Evaluation (MTE) is to examine the performance of Improving the Resilience of the Agriculture Sector in Lao PDR to Climate Change Impacts (IRAS Project). The project commenced implementation in and is due for completion in This is an independent.Vientiane, February 4 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Laos Country Team held a Technical Workshop today on Climate Finance in partnership with the Department of Climate Change (DCC) of Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE).

This event included representatives from the technical divisions of DCC and Green Climate Fund (GCF) National Designated [ ].Commitments to Lao PDR, 50 Figure OECD Data on Adaptation Finance Commitments to Lao PDR, 51 Figure Total Global Fund Transfers to Lao PDR 52 Figure GAVI Support to Lao PDR 53 Figure Investors in Lao PDR’s Special Economic Zones 55 Figure FDI by Country (% of Total):