Category Archives: AFD

Rural development: a flagship initiative supported by AFD for the country

  In most of Northern Provinces in Laos, access to water – for domestic use or agriculture – is still limited. In the mountainous areas in the North, AFD supports a project which aims at improving livelihoods through building clean … Continue reading

France extends support for development projects

France extends support for development projects France has agreed to extend its support for development projects to be implemented in Laos over the next three years, with the main focus on agriculture. Two financial agreements valued at 1.5 million euros … Continue reading

1st national multi-stakeholder workshop addressing Agroecological Transition in Laos | ALiSEA .:. Agro-ecology Learning alliance in South East Asia

1ST NATIONAL MULTI-STAKEHOLDER WORKSHOP ADDRESSING AGROECOLOGICAL TRANSITION IN LAOS The 1st national multi-stakeholder workshop addressing Agroecological Transition in the Mekong Region, and more especially in Laos, was held on the 2nd and 3rd of June 2016 in Vientiane. It was organized by CIRAD … Continue reading

Additional funds to reduce poverty in northern uplands

Vientiane Times, 18 February 2014 Additional funds to reduce poverty in northern uplands Farmers in the northern uplands can look forward to greater support following the signing of two agreements between the government and some of its major development partners … Continue reading

Upland development programme achieving results

Vientiane Times, 17 Oct 2012 The Northern Uplands Development Programme (NUDP) is pioneering a programme-based approach to help reduce poverty in the uplands of Laos. The programme began in 2010 under the leadership of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry … Continue reading