FAO in Laos

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10 December 2020
Farmers and experts across Lao PDR have easier access to more detailed and better quality agro-metrological weather forecasts providing information on the implications for their crops thanks to Laos Climate Service for Agriculture (CSA) and related training supported by FAO. Sharing this knowledge nationwide was the purpose of the first of...
09 December 2020
FAO and WHO are committed to continue to work with authorities in the Lao PDR to improve capacity for the prevention and control of trans-boundary animal diseases, zoonotic diseases and antimicrobial resistance. This will be done by applying the One Health approach amid the impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic. The 9th...
12 November 2020
Running for a year so far, a trial in Saravan Province’s Laongam District schools sees the FAO's SAMIS Project and WFP teaming up with Lao National Radio, DMH & DALAM to provide school posters and digital information that help to make agro-metrology understandable for the benefit of present and future...
02 November 2020
VIENTIANE October 31 – Lao PDR's progress in halving under-five child mortality is a remarkable achievement well worthy of celebration, yet challenges in further reducing hunger, malnutrition, and poverty are on the rise due to the economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the United Nations in the Lao...