FP117

Implementation of the Lao PDR Emission Reductions Programme through improved governance and sustainable forest landscape management

Implementation of the Lao PDR Emission Reductions Programme through improved governance and sustainable forest landscape management

  • Status Under implementation
  • Date approved 14 Nov 2019 at B.24
  • Est. completion 19 Jun 2024
  • ESS Category Category B

Improving forest and land-use management in order to implement REDD+ in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic.

As a landlocked Least Developed Country, Lao PDR is highly vulnerable to climate change. Its economy is dependent on natural resources, especially forestry, agriculture, electricity generation and mining. Agriculture, forestry and fisheries account for 16 percent of its Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and employs 64 percent of the Lao workforce. 

This project supports Lao PDR’s implementation of an ambitious REDD+- emission reductions programme after decades of losing tropical forest cover. It will strengthen an enabling environment for REDD+ by enhancing the availability of finance and strengthening the forestry sector’s legal and regulatory framework. It will also encourage deforestation-free agriculture and agroforestry by enhancing agricultural productivity.

Total project value

 

Tonnes of emissions avoided

 

Beneficiaries

 

Direct
120,000
Indirect
235,800
Theme

Mitigation

Result areas

Project timeline

Pipeline

26 Jun 2018 - 507 days

Concept note received

26 Jun 2018

Funding proposal received

03 Mar 2019

Legal opinion on AE's Internal Approval

12 Jul 2019

Cleared by GCF Secretariat

22 Aug 2019

Cleared by iTAP

22 Oct 2019

Approved

14 Nov 2019 - 188 days

Approved by GCF Board

14 Nov 2019

FAA executed

23 Dec 2019

Under implementation

19 May 2020 - 525 days so far

FAA effective

19 May 2020

Disbursement - USD 4,276,936

20 Aug 2020

Completed

19 Jun 2024 - 968 days to go

One region

  • Asia-Pacific

One country

One priority group

  • Least Developed Countries
USD  
  • Financing
    • Private sector
    • Public sector
  • Size
    • Micro
    • Small
    • Medium
    • Large

GCF financing24% disbursed

InstrumentAmount
GrantUSD 17,628,600
Total GCF Financing
USD 17,628,600

Cofinancing

CofinancerInstrumentAmount
Co-FinancingIn-kindUSD 13,765,536
Co-FinancingGrantUSD 6,046,511
Co-FinancingLoanUSD 14,348,676
Co-FinancingLoanUSD 8,958,674
Co-FinancingGrantUSD 5,525,232
Co-FinancingGrantUSD 1,340,694
Co-FinancingIn-kindUSD 7,724,558
Total Co-Financing
USD 57,709,883

GCF Contacts

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Accredited Entity

Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
Ms. Ilona Porsche
Head of GCF Business Development Unit
Dag-Hammarskjold-Weg 1-5, Eschborn, Germany
Phone +49-619679-3130
ilona.porsche@giz.de
Ms. Nana Kunkel
Head of GCF Oversight Function
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National Designated Authority

Lao People's Democratic Republic
Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment
Mr. Phouvong Luangxaysana
Director General, Department of Planning and Finance
P.O. Box 7864, Nong Beuk Road, Vientiane, Lao People's Democratic Republic (the)
Phone +856 21 263 799
phouyongl@hotmail.com
Mr. Virana Sonnasinh
Deputy Director General, Department of Planning and Finance
P.O. Box 7864, Nong Beuk Road, Vientiane, Lao People's Democratic Republic (the)
Phone +856 21 263 799
virana.sonnasinh@gmail.com