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Machines and money might kill the unity of farmers

When November comes, many farms in Laos are looking yellow or gold as it is now the rice harvesting season.

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- Farmers get ready for winter crops
The end of November is normally the beginning of the Lao winter so it's also a good time for farmers to start opening up their vegetable seed bottles that they have kept since their last crops. More >>>
- Khaopoun , Laos' favourite food
Wherever there is a festival, there will be khaopoun. Visitors giving alms and presenting offerings to monks and novices at the last day of the That Luang Festival will share food and eat noodle soup. More >>>
- Rice harvesting, an enjoyable time for roasting Khao Laam
Gathering for roasting Khao Laam (sweet sticky rice cooked in bamboo tubes) is an enjoyable time for local farmers, who join to celebrate once the rice is harvested. More >>>
- From goldsmith to model farmer
Without any experience, Mr Yong Kheamkham decided to give up his job of 27 years as a silver and goldsmith and focus on investing hundreds of millions kip to carry out livestock farming, but the successful venture has been well worth the risk. More >>>
- Disabled father fights for his daughter's education
A 47 year old disabled man with a daughter, Mr Si, has left the underdeveloped Xieng Khuang province to live in the capital to fight for a better life by repairing shoes to support his daughter's education. More >>>
- Japanese development worker launches restaurant
A Japanese woman who has a vision to help women in Laos and provide them with job opportunities has launched her new restaurant in Xieng Veun village, Chanthabouly district, at the same time offering pathways to employment for local women. More >>>
- Devotion to siblings inspires love of farming
Life took an unexpected turn for Mr Vongvihane Sengphachan when he lost his father and decided to give up his place at teacher training college so he could take up farming and support the studies of his three younger brothers and sister.
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