Climate mitigation initiative yields fruit

A completed initiative to protect the climate has contributed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions, improving livelihoods, and conserving precious and fragile biodiversity, a report has revealed. Initiated in 2011, the Climate Protection through Avoided Deforestation Programme (CliPAD), which ends this year, aimed to address the loss ...

Times Reporters

Farmers get access to agro forecasts

Farmers and agricultural experts across the Lao PDR will now have easy access to more detailed agro-metrological weather forecasts. The newly launched Climate Service for Agriculture (CSA) programme will keep them up-to-date.Two-day training sessions are being organised across the country by the National Agriculture and ...

Times reporters

Climate Investment as FAO Supports Lao PDR’s national scale mapping and prioritization contributing to Paris Agreement reporting

Implementation of the Lao PDR’s NDC priorities in agriculture and natural resources sectors and national investment pipelines were the focus of the consultation workshop in the capital city Vientiane.Contributing to the design and capacity for reporting on NDC for the agricultural sector, the workshop was ...

KPL

Lao farmers need more markets for sell crops

(Vientiane Times)-Farmers have urged the government to assist them in finding new markets – both local and overseas – to sell their produce.The requests were raised during the Lao Farmers Networking Knowledge Fair and General Assembly-2020 which was held over two days in Vientiane.Keep reading  ...

Times reporter

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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Officials discuss mapping of climate risks for southern farmers

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – Government officials from the southern provinces came together in Pakxe this week to discuss the mapping of the risks and impacts related to climate change, aiming to give farmers more accurate information.The two-day meeting on participatory mapping of agricultural livelihoods and ...

Phomphong Laoin

Northern rice farming improvements sow seeds of kao kainoi success in Laos

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – Farmers in Laos’ two northern provinces of Xieng Khuang and Huaphan have witnessed increased yields and quality from seven seed varieties of local khao kainoi rice.The Agro-Biodiversity Initiative (TABI) is continuing its programme to assist farmers in the provinces of Xieng ...

News Desk

Irrigation Upgrade Boosts Hinboun Farmers

(KPL) Farmers in two villages of Hinboun district, Khammuan province, have taken control of a new irrigation system built by the Theun-Hinboun Power Company (THPC).Nateuy and Nongdong villages now each have 300 metres of upgraded irrigation facilities, servicing a combined area of 60 ha of ...

KPL News Desk

Govt confirms 1 million tonnes of rice for local market, export

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – The government is planning to encourage farmers to produce at least 1 million tonnes of paddy rice for sale in the domestic market and export next year.To ensure the production of rice for export, the government, especially the Ministry of Agriculture ...

News Desk

Fair boosts market opportunities for Vientiane farmers, producers

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – Farmers and producers in Vientiane hope to expand their markets after the government arranged a fair to promote their products and boost sales.The Lao Agricultural and Domestic Products Fair took place last weekend in the Lao-ITECC parking lot.More ...

Souksamai Boulom

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