Project Profile

Lao PDR Irrigation Subsector Review

Duration : July 2, 2018 - January 30, 2019
(Extended to December 31, 2019)

Lao PDR irrigation subsector review will include (i) assessment of the current state of irrigated agriculture in Lao PDR; (ii) identification of strategies for sustainable intensification of agriculture and adaption to climate change; (iii) opportunities for ecosystem assessment to be included in design and management of irrigated agricultural systems to maximize ecosystem services; and (iv) priorities for modernization of irrigated agriculture and irrigation services in Lao PDR.

Location(s): Lao People's Democratic Republic
Project Contact: McCartney, M.
Donor(s): Asian Development Bank
Research Collaborator(s) : World Fish Center,

Farmers cultivating lettuce, while another farmer digs a small canal (marwa) with a donkey, Egypt. Photo: cc: Hamish John Appleby/IWMI