FAO in Laos

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25 September 2017
Vientiane (Vientiane Times) - Lao government officials and development partners gathered in Vientiane on Friday to discuss the findings of research focused on experiences with nutrition-sensitive agriculture in the country. With the Lao PDR facing the major challenge of reducing malnutrition that affects around 35 percent of its population, nutrition-sensitive agriculture...
07 September 2017
Vientiane (Vientiane Times) - The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry and the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) have launched a project to strengthen agro-climate monitoring and information systems in a bid to improve adaptation to climate change and food security. The project for Strengthening...
27 July 2017
Vientiane – The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is stepping up support for the legal timber trade in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic with the official launch of two new projects that will strengthen the roles of civil society and the private sector in improving forest...
24 April 2017
Vientiane - The Minister of Agriculture and Forestry of Laos has delivered an award to several projects and development partners, including FAO, in support of clean agriculture. The award comes as a result of a FAO project that has trained thousands of farmers in sustainable farming practices and strengthened pesticide...
22 November 2016
Vientiane.- (Vientiane Times) Laos and other countries around the world have pledged to take immediate action to combat the spread of antimicrobial resistance (AMR). Globally and in the region, the pledge to combat AMR was made with the support and collaboration of the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations,...