Agriculture and fishing
Cow and Buffalo Deaths Occur in Vientiane Province
In addition to the cow deaths occurring in Vientiane Capital this month, a number of cattle have now died in several villages in Vientiane Province. Local veterinarians have been unable to determine the cause of death.More ...
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Laos prepares to export 12,000 tonnes of bananas to Russia
Soukhoungheuang company plans to sell 12,000 tonnnes of bananas harvested from its farmland concession in Savannakhet province to Russia. The Vietnamese company plans to invest US$38 million in growing fruit trees on about 5,500 hectares in Nong district, Savannakhet province, and has cleared 1,900 hectares ...
Foot-and-mouth disease kills 700 livestock in Huaphan
An outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease that began in Huaphan province in November last year has infected more than 10,800 animals and killed 700 others, a local official reported yesterday. The value of the animals that had died was estimated at more than 1 billion kip.More ...
Agriculture centres offer chance for development
The Theun-Hinboun Power Company (THPC) has handed over four agricultural development centres to district authorities in Borikhamxay province to help foster sustainable livelihoods in the area. The agriculture centres, in the villages of Nongxong, Sopphouan and Phonthong in Khamkeuth district, and Keosenkham village in Xaychamphone ...
Local Farmers to benefit from Lao PDR Agriculture Competitiveness Project
(KPL) More than 140,000 people will benefit from efforts to make rice, maize, and vegetables more productive and profitable through the Lao PDR Agriculture Competitiveness Project. The agreement for the US$25 million project was signed on Thursday, May 17, by the World Bank and the ...
Ministry supports Champassak farmers’ quest for quality
The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry is continuing to encourage farmers in Champassak province to improve the quality of their crops.Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Dr Lien Thikeo reinforced the message recently, telling farmers in Champassak to focus their efforts on growing better quality agricultural ...