FAO in Laos

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17 March 2015
Bangkok, Thailand. From 9 to 13 March, a delegation from Lao PDR attended a series of meetings organized by the FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, to review the Government’s efforts to reduce hunger and malnutrition, and to develop more efficient and sustainable methods of rice production.    The...
10 February 2015
Vientiane.- Lao and international experts have mulled human resource development for agriculture as a measure to attract investors to the sector. Experts from the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry plus the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) convened yesterday in Vientiane to discuss the direction and progress of...
25 November 2014
Vientiane.-The Ministry of Forestry and Agriculture (MAF) and FAO signed three new projects to consolidate the capacities of government and farming communities to cope with the challenges of extreme weather events, natural hazards and climate change. One project also expects to strengthen policy analysis for  livestock production systems in Lao...
19 November 2014
Vientiane.- At the 2nd International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2), jointly organized by FAO and the World Health Organization (WHO), Lao People’s Democratic Republic joins other nations in the world to reaffirm its commitments to address today’s major nutrition challenges and enhance international cooperation on nutrition. In her opening remarks, H.E Dr....
02 September 2014
Vientiane. - Fish and other forms of aquatic life are extremely important sources of protein in the diet of Lao people with over 40% of meat consumed in the Lao diet coming from fish and aquatic animals. This year the Government has started a new project with support from the...