FAO in Laos

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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...
03 July 2014
Vientiane.- More than 50 representatives from four Government ministries, international organizations and the private sector met in Vientiane to decide on a programme for improving the quality of agricultural statistics that are required by policy-makers, planners, researchers and other actors at national, provincial and local levels. The Ministry of Agriculture...
27 June 2014
Vientiane. - Officials from the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, United Nations Forestry and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) met in Thalad, Vientiane province last week to discuss the implementation of a System of Rice Intensification (SRI) project in Laos. Jointly organized by the Department of Agricultural Extension and Cooperatives...