Title of document: Rapid Assessment of Food Security and Agriculture in Lao PDR

Authors/editor: WFP, FAO, MAF

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Ministry/Government Agency/Organisation: WFP, FAO, MAF

Year of publication: 2020

Geographic focus: Lao PDR

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While there have been just 19 confirmed cases of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID19) to date in Lao PDR, the country – as with other countries around the world – has been affected by secondary social and economic impacts as a result of measures instituted to stop the spread of the virus. This survey seeks to measure the impact of the crisis on food security and agriculture in order to identify bottlenecks and affected populations/provinces, and ultimately guide any required response…