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This evaluation provides an overview of the results and lessons of the bilateral development co-operation from 1974 until Sweden closed its embassy in 2011. Furthermore, it attempts an assessment of how and if this assistance contributed to reducing poverty in the country.
Society at a Glance – Asia/Pacific Edition 2011 offers a concise quantitative overview of social trends and policies across Asia/Pacific countries and economies.
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The Harbin Water Supply Project was envisaged to supply clean water to urban Harbin from a reservoir on the Lalin River as a viable alternative to the traditional but polluted water source, the Songhua Reiver.
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The urban sector in the Lao People's Democratic Republic is at a nascent stage. Improving this sector has become critical to national development, just as increased urbanization also led to a call for enhanced urban management through decentralization.
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This program performance evaluation report presents the findings of an evaluation of the Environment and Social Program in the Lao People's Democratic Republic.
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This country assistance program evaluation (CAPE) aims to assess the performance of the Asian Development Bank country strategies and assistance programs for the Lao People's Democratic Republic during the CAPE period of 2000-2009.
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The Asian Development bank has made substantial contributions towards creating energy infrastructure in the Lao People's Democratic Republic.
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The Asian Development bank has made substantial contributions to building transport infrastructure in the Lao People's Democratic Republic.
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Cross-country studies show that growth in gross domestic product originating from agriculture is at least twice as effective in reducing property as the growth of gross domestic product originating outside of agriculture.
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This report identifies and discusses employment and skills strategies in Southeast Asia. The aim of the exercise is to identify a number of characteristics and trends of employment and skills development in the region which can be explored and addressed further by the ESSSA initiative.