Development assistance for poverty reduction and food security

Poverty reduction and food securities assistance NGOs

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 ...

Phetphoxay Sengpaseuth

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

World Bank: Malnutrition costs 2.4% of Lao GDP annually

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – High levels of childhood malnutrition present a staggering, yet avoidable, loss of human and economic potential for Laos, according to the World Bank.Nationally, stunting affects over one third of all Lao children under the age of five, the Bank said in ...

News Desk
http://annx.asianews.network/content/world-bank-malnutrition-costs-24-lao-gdp-annually-100347

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