23 October 2019

Laos creates fund to cope with climate change

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- Govt, EU, Unicef join forces to improve nutrition in Savannakhet
Savannakhet province: The government, the European Union (EU) and UNICEF are increasing their efforts under the Partnership for Improved Nutrition, with the aim of improving the nutritional status of children.
Despite the progress made in recent years, Savannakhet province has a high prevalence of stunting, underweight and wasting, which is a public health problem, according a report issued during a
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- NUOL faculty, students analyse community-driven development
Researchers, lecturers and students at the National University of Laos (NUOL) are learning about community-driven development at a seminar taking place in Vientiane from October 21-23. The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry is hosting the ‘Seminar on Community Driven Development’ at NUOL’s Faculty of Science and Environment.
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- Laos creates fund to cope with climate change
The government has established a new fund designed to strengthen Laos’ capacity to address and cope with climate change threats. According to the Prime Ministerial Decree on Climate Change, which was published in the Lao National Gazette on October 17, the fund is a part of the Environment Protection Fund, which was set up under the Law on Environment Protection. The money for the
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- Ministry, EU, strengthen education sector planning
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- The importance of immunising children against pneumonia
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- Asean senior telecoms officials lay groundwork for ministers’ meeting
Topics and documents relating to improving regional telecommunications development were discussed on Tuesday at the 20th Asean Telecommunications and .. More >>>

- Laos needs support for transition out of LDC status: UNCTAD official
The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) will encourage development partners to maintain their assistance to Laos for a while after the nation graduates from Least Developed Country status. ... More >>>

- Eye specialists share vision for stronger eye health workforce, reducing blindness
Representatives of the Fred Hollows Foundation last week gathered with government officials for a meeting on eye health care in Laos, to review the results of work undertaken in this field and consider plans for the future. .... More >>>


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Savannakhet marches towards poverty alleviation

The living standards of villagers in Vilabouly district, Savannakhet province, are slowly improving and people are rising above poverty. The Party Secretary of Vilabouly district, Mr Khamphouy Sybounheuang, said the economy was also improving and had grown by 7.2 percent in the first nine months of this year and Gross Domestic Product had reached 305 billion kip. Vilabouly district has a population of 42,243 people and average annual per capita income is 7.2 million kip per year.
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A historical gem in Bokeo province
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Austcham charity golf day

Austcham Lao is delighted to invite everyone to the 3rd Austcham Charity Golf Day at Lake View Golf Club. The tournament registration fee includes green fee
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