Agriculture

Agricultural management systems and technologies

Star Fintech to make u-money cash transfers under poverty reduction project

The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry signed a contract in February on the use of u-money to make grant payments to the beneficiaries of the Reducing Rural Poverty and Malnutrition Project. This project is one of several projects funded by loans from the World Bank.The ...

Times Reporters

SUNWIP provides clean water supply for people in Xeno area, Savannakhet

Lao News Agency-KPL- The Lao government and the European Union (EU) jointly strive to improve access to clean water in Khammuan and Savannakhet provinces through the Scaling-Up Nutrition and WASH Infrastructure Project (SUNWIP) to contribute to achieving SDG 2 “End hunger, achieve food security and ...

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Laos targets chemical, biological fertiliser registration

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – Authorities are seeking to register more chemical and biological fertiliser companies to control the quality of the products and reduce any harmful impacts on people and the environment.Currently, only three chemical and biological fertiliser companies are legally registered – Savannakhet Fertiliser ...

News Desk
http://annx.asianews.network/content/laos-targets-chemical-biological-fertiliser-registration-106476

Ministry regulates pesticide quality

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry has issued a new regulation that enables authorities to check the quality and safety of pesticides before they are used on crops in Laos.Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Dr Lien Thikeo on September 17 signed ...

Ekaphone Phouthonesy

Lao, Korean experts approve Vientiane irrigation reservoir ahead of handover

Technical officials from Laos’ Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry and the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs of the Republic of Korea on Wednesday finished verifying the quality of an irrigation reservoir in Sangthong district, Vientiane.Approval of the reservoir, which is located near Nhaynachaleun ...

Sangkhomsay Bubphanouvong

Irrigation system to provide water for 1,500 hectares of crops

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – A newly completed irrigation scheme is set to benefit more than 60,000 residents of Vientiane by supplying water to 1,542 hectares of farmland.The project was officially handed over yesterday by the developer to the Vientiane government in Dongkhuay village, Xaythany district.The ...

Keoviengkhone Bounviseth
http://annx.asianews.network/content/irrigation-system-provide-water-1500-hectares-crops-101522

Sweetcorn farmers suffer huge losses in Xayaboury

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – Xayaboury province is anticipating a 30 percent shortfall in sweetcorn supplies to domestic and overseas markets this year after the crop has been invaded by fall armyworms. The current epidemic of this pest (Spodoptera frugiperda) across the province has resulted in big ...

Times Reporters
http://annx.asianews.network/content/sweetcorn-farmers-suffer-huge-losses-xayaboury-100823

Laos to provide weather forecast bulletins for farmers

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – Farmers around the country will soon be receiving seasonal weather forecasts, which will be distributed by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment to district and provincial offices.The weather bulletins, which will be produced by the Division of Climatology and Agro-meteorology ...

Phomphong Laoin

Japan grant aid making a splash with Laos' Tha Ngon crop irrigation

The Japanese government is providing further grant aid to the Lao government for improvement of the Irrigation Agriculture Project at Tha Ngon farmland in Xaythany district, Vientiane, to ensure food security and commercial farm production.A ground breaking ceremony for the project was held last Thursday, ...

Times Reporters

Laos' Research centre helping farmers cope with climate change

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – The Horticulture Research Centre at the National Agriculture and Forestry Research Institute is using new techniques to produce quality seeds to help vegetable growers cope with climate change.Director of the Centre, Dr Bounneuang Douangboupha, said the facility was studying new ways ...

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