• Laos to Restrict Development on Agricultural Land
  • Laos currently has 4.5 million hectares of agricultural land, with 2 million hectares dedicated to rice farming and the rest to crop and animal farming.The ministry is implementing land allocation and demarcation projects for protected areas in response to small, medium, and large investments in ...

  • Fuel Shortages Threatens Rural Crisis in Laos
  • For the past few months, the nation has been hit by rising global oil prices and a weakening local currency, which have led to a steep rise in the price of fuel and widespread shortages. In April, petrol and diesel prices rose 72 percent and ...

  • Kip depreciation deals heavy blow to Lao economy
  • The Lao kip has plunged to a record low in recent days against the US dollar and Thai baht despite the government’s attempts to stabilise currency exchange rates.The value of the national currency has nosedived since the end of March, the Governor of the Bank ...

  • Panel discussion: Women in civil society
  • Come join us as we hear from 5 inspiring women who are working in the Civil Society and Development space in Lao PDR. They will talk about why chose this path, the obstacles they encountered and, most importantly, #HowToFail, “because learning how to fail means ...

UNESCO: One Opportunity, One Teacher, Limitless Dreams in Lao PDR

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