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Belgian Technical Co-operation

Mission Statement

Imagine a world where people have a better chance to study, have access to improved health care and drinking water, earn a reasonable income and are less vulnerable to risks. A world where people are free to make their own choices.

Together with our partners in developing countries and donor institutions we want to build this world.

Programme Description

The projects being carried out by BTC Laos with financing from the local and Belgian governments and in cooperation with various local partners are mostly situated in the following sectors:
- Healthcare
- Education
- Basic infrastructure
- Rural development
In the health sector, efforts are being concentrated on reforming the health system and controlling malaria. Education, agriculture, infrastructure and healthcare are all covered in a project for integrated rural development in the province of Savannakhet. In the infrastructure sector, the emphasis is on improved access to drinking-water.

Contact Details

Address: Dongpalane Rd. Vientiane, Lao PDR P.O Box 580
Telephone: +856 (021) 314105
Fax: +856 (021) 314105
Contact Person: Dr. Vincent Vercruysse, Resident Representative
Other Contact: ,

General Information

Number of Local Staff: 1->5
Number of Expatriate Staff: 1->5
Average Annual Budget: 1500000 USD
In Lao PDR Since: 2000
Country of Origin: Belgium


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Department of Urban Housing - Water Supply Division, MCTPC
Nampapa (Water Supply) Provincial & District Offices
Nampapa Vientiane (Vientiane Water Supply)
Namsaat (Clean Water) Provincial & District Offices

Projects and Sector of Activities

Title Description Provinces/Districts Sectors/Sub-sectors
Strengthening National Water Supply and Sanitation Strategy

Start Date: Jan 22nd 2001
The aim of the project is the strengthening of national human resources for the planning, management and implementation of sustainable development, ...
Vientiane Municipality
- Community Development
- Data Collection & Analysis
- Health Care
- Human Resources Development