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Lao PDR: Transport sector brief

A brief about the transport sector in Laos. The author describes the transport sector, including roads, waterways and air transport. They then discuss key issues affecting the sector and make policy recommendations. They argue that the priority areas for action must be to: 1) Improve rural mobility and accessibility to transport services; 2) Further develop the road network while continuing to preserve the existing infrastructure; and 3) Develop an efficient regional transport network to increase its competitiveness.

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Field Value
Document type Issue and policy briefs
Language of document
  • English
Short title (alternative/varying form of title) East Asia and Pacific Region Transport Sector Unit
  • Airports and air travel
  • Roads and bridges
  • Transport and shipping
  • Transport infrastructure and facilities
  • Waterways and ports
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
Copyright Unclear copyright
Version / Edition 1.0
License unspecified
Author (individual) Nogales, Alberto
Publication date 2004
Date uploaded June 7, 2015, 04:19 (UTC)
Date modified November 15, 2018, 15:50 (UTC)