Lao Poverty Mapping and Socio-Economic Atlas

Project completed

The overall project goal is to produce a new socio-economic atlas and poverty maps based on the most recent national socio-economic and environmental data sets. The outcome of the project aims to increase the availability of spatial socio-economic data in quantity and quality in order to facilitate informed policy-making in Lao PDR, and contribute to increased poverty knowledge and a better analytical approach of the Lao Government.

Country/region Topic Period Budget
Agriculture & food security
Rule of Law - Democracy - Human rights
Agricultural policy
Information and communication technology (ICT)
Sector not specified
01.07.2009 - 30.11.2015
CHF 2'472'200
Directorate/federal office responsible SDC
Credit area Development cooperation
Project partners Contract partner
Swiss Academic and Research Institution
United Nations Organization (UNO)
  • Food and Agricultural Organisation
  • SDC Field Office
  • Unversität Bern

Budget Current phase Swiss budget CHF   2'472'200 Swiss disbursement to date CHF   2'447'476
Project phases Phase 4 01.06.2018 - 30.06.2021   (Current phase) Phase 3 01.11.2013 - 30.06.2018   (Completed)

Phase 2 01.07.2009 - 30.11.2015   (Completed)