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Workshop on Team Building and Action Planning

Workshop on Team Building and Action Planning Date: August 8-10, 2018 Place: NAFRI Office, Dongdok, Vientiane, Lao PDR Northern Uplands Development Programme (NUDP) is a Programme-Based Approach (PBA) initiative of the Lao Government. In December 2017, the NUDP Phase I … Continue reading

Agriculture sector addresses uplands challenges

Representatives of government agencies, the private sector, civil society and development partners yesterday participated in the second Sector Working Group on Agriculture and Rural Development (SWG-ARD) meeting of 2018. The meeting in Vientiane aimed to look specifically at the uplands, … Continue reading

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

NUDP award ceremony

In the morning of 19th of August, 2016, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry organized the NUDP award ceremony to congratulate the relevant Departments and the outstanding officials for their contribution of NUDP implementation for 5 years (2011-2016). This ceremony was … Continue reading

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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

Officials discuss food security and uplands development

Experts and researchers from concerned government agencies and international research institutions met recently to review policy-based research linked to policy options in upland food and nutrition security, food safety and agricultural commercialisation. A Sub-Sector Working Group on Uplands Development meeting … Continue reading

Agriculture experts review northern uplands development

Vientiane Times, Date: Monday November 02, 2015 A agricultural experts met in Vientiane on Friday to review the Northern Uplands Development Programme (NUDP) for 2014-15 and discuss the plans for 2015-16.  Participants reported on progress and noted the content of future plans … Continue reading

National Workshop on Guideline on the Programme Based Approaches

Vientiane Capital, Friday 09 October 2015. As a part of preparation for the forthcoming Round Table Meeting which will be held in this November, the Ministry of Planning and Investment, Department of International Cooperation, on Friday 09 October 2015 at … Continue reading

New approach to improve rural food and nutrition security

Vientiane Times, Date: 16 July 2015 Technical staff of agriculture and forestry offices and farmers in Xayaboury and Oudomxay provinces spent eight weeks developing their skills on capacity building during a field school on crop production plus food and nutrition … Continue reading