Poverty policy and regulation

poverty reduction

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

UN-Lao partnership centres on people’s wellbeing

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – The United Nations (UN) has listed the improvement of Lao people’s living conditions as being at the heart of all the development programmes it plans to carry out in Laos in the coming years, according to the new United Nations chief ...

Ekaphone Phouthonesy
http://annx.asianews.network/content/un-lao-partnership-centres-people%E2%80%99s-wellbeing-102811

PM urges Xekong officials to ramp up efforts against poverty 

Local authorities must do more to alleviate poverty by teaching people about ways to earn a living, run a small business and invest their money so they have a better quality of life.Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith gave the advice when meeting with senior officials in ...

Times Reporters

Poverty reduction programme makes impressive progress

About 150 thousand people from four provinces have benefited from a Local Development Programme known as ‘LAO/030’ thanks to funding through the Luxembourg government’s poverty reduction initiatives in Laos.That was the message from the Programme Steering Committee Meeting of the ‘Local Development Programme for Bokeo, ...

Times Reporters

Poverty, hunger worsened by challenges at home, worldwide

A number of persistent problems have worsened poverty and hunger in countries across the globe including Laos, a minister told an event yesterday that marked World Food Day, and International Day and National Week for Poverty Eradication.More ...

Souksakhone Vaenkeo

Exemplify leadership in rural development, PM tells Party members

Party members must lead the nation’s people in turning policy into action for rural development and poverty reduction, the Prime Minister told a meeting on the topic. Converting rhetoric into concrete implementation required all Party members to pull their full weight as a fine example to ...

Vientiane Times

Govt spends over 2.5 trillion kip on rural development

The government invested over 2 trillion kip in 1,600 projects relating to rural development and poverty eradication in 2016 and 2017, authorities in charge told the National Assembly (NA) recently. Assembly members and government officials are attending an ongoing ordinary session of the legislative body ...

Vientiane Times

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