Fighting Poverty by Protecting Landscapes
The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry and the World Bank have launched a US$57 million Lao Landscapes and Livelihoods Project that will generate jobs and incomes in rural areas by promoting investment in environmentally sustainable and socially-responsible forest and landscape management, and in the preservation ...
Laos to earn revenue from sale of carbon credit next year
The people of Khongxedon district and surrounding areas in Saravan province will have better opportunities for healthcare and medical treatment thanks to the US government’s support for the renovation of facilities at Khongxedon district hospital.Keep reading ...
World Bank to finance Lao green growth reform
VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – The World Bank has agreed to provide credit of US$40 million to the government to foster its green growth reform. The international financial institution announced this week that its executive board of directors made the loan approval decision on May 28. However, there ...