1st national multi-stakeholder workshop addressing Agroecological Transition in Laos

The 1st national multi-stakeholder workshop addressing Agroecological Transition in the Mekong Region, and more especially in Laos, was held on the 2nd and 3rd of June 2016 in Vientiane. It was organized by CIRAD and GRET as part of the inception phase of ACTAE project, funded by the French Agency for Development (AFD). It brought […]

Call for Expressions of Interest – National Focal Points and Partners, Mekong Region

“Mapping and Assessing University-based Farmer Extension Services in ASEAN through an Agro-ecological/Organic Lens” With support from the Chulalongkorn University, UNISEARCH Fund the Chulalongkorn University School of Agricultural Resources (CUSAR) in Bangkok will conduct a small one year study (May 2016-April 2017) to begin better documenting and understanding the role of post-secondary and research institutions in […]

Meat consumption on the rise

Laos expects to require a total of 487,000 tones of meat, eggs and fish or an average of 65 kg per capital per year by 2020 and expects to grow to 79 kg by 2025. Recently, the government is encouraging farmers to breed cattle, goats, pig, chicken and fish to meet domestic consumption needs which […]

Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MAF) opens officially its first website

On February 2, 2016 MAF held the official opening ceremony for MAF firt website. The ceremony was chaired by Dr. Phouang Parisak Pravongviengkham, MAF Deputy Minister and attended by 35 delegations from MAF. The MAF website is a platform to link with the available information about agriculture and forestry in Laos. It aims at facilitating […]