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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The key challenge of the Lao
Peopleapos;s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR) is to make full
use of both physical and human assets to accelerate growth
and improve the living... Show More + standards of the population. To
achieve the countryapos;s development goals, laid out in the
sixth National Socioeconomic Development Plan (NSEDP) and
the National Growth and Poverty Eradication Strategy
(NGPES), improvements in public financial management and
public expenditure policy aimed at increased efficiency,
equity, and accountability - will be critical. This report
assesses the current situation and provides a way forward.
The report looks at public expenditure in the agriculture,
roads, education, health, and environment sectors. Show Less -