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Country-At-A-Glance

Lao PDR is a member of a constituency comprised of the following countries: Cambodia, Korea DPR, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam

Total Funding Received

Trust Fund Project Type Number of Projects Total Financing Total Co-Financing
GEF Trust Fund National 24 $52,729,500 $9,576
Regional/Global 32 $315,509,936 $12,768
Least Developed Countries Fund National 8 $31,927,870 $3,832
Regional/Global 2 $15,000,000 $958
CBIT National 1 $1,210,000 $1,106
Regional/Global 0 $0 $0
Regional/Global 1 $917,431 $534

STAR GEF-6 Allocation and Utilization (All amounts in US$)

Focal Area Indicative allocation Allocation utilized Allocations remaining to be programmed
Land Degradation $1,634,112 $1,458,753 $175,359
Climate Change $3,072,086 $2,764,380 $307,706
Biodiversity $6,872,103 $7,349,636 $-477,533
Total $11,578,301 $11,572,769 $5,532

STAR GEF-5 Allocation and Utilization (All amounts in US$)

Focal Area Indicative allocation Allocation utilized PIFs cleared by CEO awaiting approval Allocations remaining to be programmed
Biodiversity 6,110,000 6,230,000 0 -120,000
Climate Change 3,260,000 2,200,000 0 1,060,000
Land Degradation 1,490,000 950,000 0 540,000
Total 10,860,000 9,380,000 0 1,480,000

RAF GEF-4 Allocation and Utilization Summary(All amounts in US$)

Focal Area GEF-4 Indicative Allocation* Allocation Utilized PIFs cleared by CEO awaiting approval Allocations remaining to be programmed
Biodiversity $5,350,000 $5,250,918 $0 $99,082
Climate Change $3,300,000 $1,999,800 $0 $1,300,200
Total $8,650,000 $7,250,718 $0 $1,399,282

RAF GEF-4 Projects in Biodiversity (All amounts in US$)

GEF_ID Focal Area GEF Agency Project Type Approval Date GEF Project Grant GEF Agency Fee Total Transaction
2416 Biodiversity UNDP FP 2009-04-21 $2,265,000 $229,000 $2,494,000
2416 Biodiversity UNDP PPG 2009-04-06 $89,545 $5,373 $94,918
3642 Biodiversity UNEP MSP 2008-08-05 $995,600 $99,500 $1,095,100
3871 Biodiversity UNDP FP 2009-04-21 $576,923 $23,077 $600,000
3873 Biodiversity World Bank MSP 2010-01-19 $879,000 $87,900 $966,900
Total $4,806,068 $444,850 $5,250,918

RAF GEF-4 Projects in Climate Change (All amounts in US$)

GEF_ID Focal Area GEF Agency Project Type Approval Date GEF Project Grant GEF Agency Fee Total Transaction
4152 Climate Change World Bank FP 2010-03-17 $1,818,000 $181,800 $1,999,800
Total $1,818,000 $181,800 $1,999,800

Contacts

Mr. Virana Sonnasinh
Operational Focal Point since 2020-10-30
Deputy Director General, Department of Planning and Finance
Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment

Vientiane Capital, -
Lao PDR
Tel: +856 21 263799
Email: virana.sonnasinh@gmail.com; ssbandhit@gmail.com; bounpakone2020@gmail.com
Mr. Phouvong Luangxaysana
Political Focal Point since 2020-10-30
Director General, Department of Planning and Finance
Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources

Vientiane Capital, -
Lao PDR
Tel: +856 21 263799
Email: phouvongl@hotmail.com