Over half a century ago, Lao PDR began its journey to become a modern nation and committed itself to long-term development ambitions. It has delivered electricity, schools, roads, and has become an important energy exporter.
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August 25, 2014 — The country is experiencing the negative impact of climate change and the loss of forests. The government will use the grant to develop a national strategy for the reduction of deforestation.Read More »
August 14, 2014 — The Government of Lao PDR and the World Bank Group signed two agreements for $40 million in new financing to provide long term credit to small firms and manage its hydropower and mining resources.Read More »