More than 40 villages in Champhone district achieve Open Defecation Free status

The ceremony to declare 41 villages Open Defecation Free marks a milestone in the collaboration between the Government and SNV to implement the Sustainable Sanitation and Hygiene for All (SSH4A) – Beyond the Finish Line project. The project is funded by the Australian Government with ...

WFP provides US$1 million to feed returning migrant workers

The World Food Programme (WFP) has committed US$1 million to the Ministry of Health for the provision of meals to returning migrant labourers temporarily housed in quarantine centres in Vientiane, Bokeo, Savannakhet, Champassak and Xayaboury provinces. Returning migrant workers staying in state-run quarantine centres will ...

Feasibility study for Forestry and Eco Agriculture project gets underway

The government has given the green light to Jia Run Agricultural Development Co., Ltd. to carry out a feasibility study for an ecological agriculture development project in Sanamxay district, Attapeu province. the company planned to operate the project on area of 5,000 hectares, as a ...

Gov’t expands target group for Covid-19 vaccination

The government has expanded the target group for Covid-19 vaccination to include people working in transport, tourism, and banking industries, wholesalers and resellers, shop assistants, teachers, and public utility workers, according to the Hygiene and Health Promotion Department, Ministry of Health.Keep reading  ...

UXO clearance authority seeks more funding

The government has called for more support for UXO clearance operations, with 132,000 hectares of land having been surveyed and confirmed to be contaminated with unexploded ordnance.Director General of the National Regulatory Authority for UXO/Mine Action Sector under the Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare, ...

[CALL FOR APPLICATIONS] Summer School on Land Relations and Land Governance in the Mekong Region

The Regional Center for Social Science and Sustainable Development and the Mekong Land Research Forum has run annual summer schools on land relations and land governance, involving participants from all six Mekong countries.The purpose of the summer school is to equip participants with a research ...

DATA-DRIVEN STORYTELLING CONTEST (Deadline extended to March 29th, 2021)

The purpose of this contest is to encourage professionals, researchers, students, particularly women and Indigenous Peoples to demonstrate the value of data through effective visual data storytelling, and to contribute to the open data community by increasing the accessibility of information on public services.During this ...

Lao Media Start-up Expo

Lao Media Start-up Expo is an event where you can meet a variety of individuals and professional online and offline media. – Youtuber– Content Creator– Influencer– Photographer / Drone– Video Graphic– Online Advertisement– Film Maker– Food/Product Reviewer– Media Agency/ Media Marketing/Marketing Strategy– Cartoon Animation– Podcast– Radio, ...

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

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