FAO in Lao People's Democratic Republic

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29 September 2023
Vientiane Capital, 29 September 2023. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) signed an agreement on 29 September 2023 to provide technical support to the National Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) Secretariat. The key objective is to further enhance multi-stakeholder engagement at...
15 September 2023
Vientiane, Lao PDR, 15 September 2023, El Niño is making a return. Since early July 2023, El Niño conditions have emerged in the tropical Pacific for the first time in seven years, signalling a heightened risk of elevated global temperatures and disruptive weather and climate patterns. Projections indicate a 90%...
31 July 2023
Rome, 28 July 2023.  The UN Food Systems Summit +2 Stocktaking Moment (UNFSS+2), held between 24-26 July 2023 in Rome, was hosted by Italy, in collaboration with the Rome-based UN Agencies (FAO, IFAD, WFP), the UN Food Systems Coordination Hub and the wider UN system.  The UNFSS+2 provided an opportunity to connect...
06 July 2023
Vientiane, Lao PDR – On 30 June 30 2023, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations concluded its four-year work on strengthening antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and antimicrobial use (AMU) surveillance in the animal health sector in Lao PDR. Subsequently, FAO announced to move into the second phase...
26 June 2023
Mr. Nasar Hayat, Representative of the United Nation Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) to Lao People's Democratic Republic, received a Cross-of-Friendship Medal from the Government of Lao People's Democratic Republic, for his contributions to the country’s development on Monday, 26 June 2023.  The medal is the highest civil award of...