Asian Development Bank and Lao People's Democratic Republic: Fact Sheet
Asian Development Bank | March 2008
Updated yearly, this ADB Country Fact Sheet provides social and economic indicators on the Lao People's Democratic Republic as well as concise information on ADB's operations in the country and contact information. Strong economic growth has helped reduce income poverty in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR), with poverty incidence based on minimum food consumption falling to 32.7% in fiscal year 2003, compared to 39.1% 5 years before.
CitationAsian Development Bank. 2008. Asian Development Bank and Lao People's Democratic Republic: Fact Sheet. © Asian Development Bank. http://hdl.handle.net/11540/5853.
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