Development assistance for poverty reduction and food security

Poverty reduction and food securities assistance funding

Laos Marked as “Country of Concern” for Food Security

According to the report, around 71,000 people had severe acute food insecurity, while 1.4 people were estimated to have moderate levels of food insecurity.Laos was marked as a “country of concern” in August last year after being threatened by food insecurity, according to a 2022 ...

Jonathan Meadley

Poverty Reduction Fund targets livelihoods, nutrition

The Poverty Reduction Fund (PRF) will focus on livelihood support and nutrition promotion in four target provinces this year, according to PRF Work will involve assistance with household vegetable gardens, fodder gardens, animal raising (poultry, pigs, fish, frogs) vaccine chain management, seedling nurseries, cattle pens, ...

Times Reporters

Germany grants 8.3b kip to bolster food security in Xieng Khuang

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – The Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development of Germany (BMZ) in cooperation with the Adventist Development and Relief Agency Germany (ADRA) has granted more than 8.3 billion kip (US$961,493) to fund a three-year food security and livelihoods project in Phoukoud ...

Times Reporters

Laos, World Bank partnering to improve nutrition

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – The government and the World Bank have approved two new projects costing more than 451 billion kip (US$52 million) that will jointly address high levels of stunting in the northern provinces. A project titled Reducing Rural Poverty and Malnutrition will lay the ...

Times Reporters

Laos, EU, UNICEF to bolster information on nutrition

The European Union (EU) has forecast a budget of around US$3 million to strengthen information systems for nutrition in Laos from 2018-2021 with the project to be implemented by UNICEF.The new project, known as the National Information Platforms for Nutrition (NIPN), is part of ongoing ...

Phetphoxay Sengpaseuth

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