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Implementation of the international development goals by the Lao PDR. I. National Development Strategy II. Progress in the implementation of National Development Strategy III. International Development Cooperation IV. Challenges and Key lessons learned.

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implementation of the international development goals by the lao pdr

Implementation of the international development goalsby the Lao PDR

I. National Development Strategy

II. Progress in the implementation of

National Development Strategy

III. International Development Cooperation

IV. Challenges and Key lessons learned

i national development strategy
I. National Development Strategy
  • National strategy has been based on:
      • National development needs
      • UN and international agreed development goals including:
        • Millennium Development Goals
        • Brussels Program of Action
        • Almaty Program of Action
i national development strategy cont
I. National Development Strategy(cont)
  • Strategy:
      • Transform the multi-sectoral economy from uneven performance to rapid and stable development
      • Increase competitiveness and utilizing comparative advantages
      • Strengthening links between economic and social development, protecting the environment
      • Accelerating the development of social economic infrastructure and finalizing the establishment of a market oriented economy
i national development strategy cont1
I. National Development Strategy (cont.)
  • National Development Goals
      • 2005 : Reduce poverty by half and stop opium

cultivation

      • 2010 : Eradicate mass poverty, stop slash and

burn cultivation

      • 2015 : Achieving MDGs
      • 2020 : Out of LDC status
i national development strategy cont2
I. National Development Strategy (cont)
  • Development focus
      • Agriculture/Forestry Development
      • Education
      • Health
      • Infrastructure
      • Cross-sector priorities
        • Conservation of Biodiversity
        • Gender equality
        • Cultural heritage and population…
        • Drug control, UXO and HIV/AIDS
i national development strategy cont3
I. National Development Strategy (cont)
  • Target region:
      • 47 districts identified as the poorest
      • 72 districts identified as poor
i national development strategy cont4
I. National Development Strategy (cont)
  • National Socio Economic Development Plan 2006-2010
    • Targets:
        • Population : 6.17 mill
        • GDP growth : 7.5-8%
        • GDP per cap : $US 800
i national development strategy cont5
I. National Development Strategy (cont)
  • Targets for social development:

5th Plan6th Plan

(2001-2005)(2006-2010)

      • Primary enrolment: 84.2% 90.6%
      • Average longevity : 61yr 63.5 yr
      • Infant mortality : 70/1000 live birth 55/1000
      • Under-5 mortality : 98/1000 75/1000
      • Maternal mortality : 405 300
      • Access to clean water: 63.8% 75%
      • Poor household : 28.7% 15%
total investment requirements
Total Investment Requirements

Total: about US$ 90 billion

public investment
Public Investment

Total: about US$ 30 billion

private investment
Private Investment

Domestic: 40%

FDI: 60%

Total: US$60 billion

ii progress in the implementation of national development strategy
II. Progress in the implementation of National Development Strategy
  • Stable national economy:
      • GDP growth : 7.5%
      • Per capita : US$ 678
  • Poverty has gradually reduced:
      • 1992 : 46%
      • 2003 : 33%
      • 2006 : 28.7%
ii progress in the implementation of national development strategy1
II. Progress in the implementation of National Development Strategy
  • Education Sector:

19952005

      • Net enrolment increase: 54% 84%
      • Literacy almost doubled: 31% to 58%.
  • Health Sector:
      • Under-5 mortality rate dropped: 170 98
      • Infant mortality rate 104 70
      • Maternal mortality 650 405
ii progress in the implementation of national development strategy2
II. Progress in the implementation of National Development Strategy
  • Gender equality:
      • Law on Women Development and Protection (2004)
      • The number of girls per 100 boys in primary education has risen from 77 in 1991 to 86 in 2006
      • The proportion of female members of the National Assembly increased from 6% (1990) to 25%(2006)
iii international development cooperation
III. International Development Cooperation
  • Enhance international cooperation
      • Meeting international obligations
  • Focus on regional integration
      • Mekong development
      • ASEAN community building
      • Regional connectivity: east-west and north-south corridor
ii international development cooperation
II. International Development Cooperation
  • Strengthen ODA effectiveness
      • Endorsement of Paris Declaration
      • Adoption of Vientiane Declaration on aid effectiveness
  • Enhance enabling environment for investment
      • Strengthen legal framework on investment
      • Conclude bilateral promotion and protection agreement with other countries
      • Promote one-stop-shop service
iv challenges and key lessons learned
IV. Challenges and key lessons learned
  • Challenges:
      • Malnutrition remains a concern
      • MMR and IMR is still high
      • Inadequate Capacity of women
      • Financial resources
iv key lessons learned and challenges
IV. Key lessons learned and Challenges
  • Lessons learnt:
    • To reduce poverty, we need to:
      • Focus on sustainable agriculture, rural employment and income generation
      • Ensure rural infrastructure development
    • To reduce maternal mortality, we need to:
      • Ensure universal access to quality health care, particularly access to skilled birth attendants
      • Raise awareness among ethnic people about benefit of reproductive health
iv key lessons learned and challenges1
IV. Key lessons learned and Challenges
  • Lessons learnt:
    • To reduce infant mortality, we need to:
      • Combat malnutrition, increase and sustain immunization coverage.
iv key lessons learned and challenges2
IV. Key lessons learned and Challenges
  • Lessons learnt:
    • To address education, we need to:
      • Allocate adequate resources and investment on infrastructure in the area of education across provinces
      • Improve the quality of education
      • Develop a pool of trained teachers and improve curriculum to build its human resource capacity and extend educational opportunities to all.
iv key lessons learned and challenges3
IV. Key lessons learned and Challenges
  • Lessons learnt
    • Address sustainable development
      • Improve capacity of various institutions to enforce environmental regulations as well as environmental action plans.
      • There is an urgent need to increase awareness of environmental protection and environmental and health correlations among the general public.
    • Addressing inadequate resources
      • Reform public expenditure management
      • Effectively implement Vientiane Declaration on aid effectiveness
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