National: Lao

Title: Promoting agroecology farming for self-reliant livelihood of local upland farmers through documenting the case of native eco-vegetables of the Hmong community of Long Lan village, Luang Prabang district, Luang Prabang province


Social Policy Ecology Research Instittute-SPERI



Since 1999 up to date, SPERI has supported Long Lan village to successfully obtain the rights over approximately 9,000 hectares of community forest and land, including family land titles. This titled forest and land resources have been then effectively managed and used by Long Lan customary law based regulation and local indigenous knowledge. Furthermore, SPERI has also promoted villagers to improve the traditional farming practice through sustainable agroecological planting of different native vegetable varieties by local indigenous knowledge.

Localization: Long Lan village in Luang Prabang district, Luang Prabang province, Laos


  1. Document best practices on growing native eco-vegetables, relevant local techniques and market alternatives. This includes voice records, videos and texts.
  2. Analyse and summarize findings and lessons learnts into visual brochures, leaflet and documentary videos
  3. Organize local seminars / workshops to share lessons and disseminate printed document
  4. Print brochures, leaflet, internal magazines and produce documentary videos
  5. Distribute and share printed documents / videos to local communities, functional government bodies, training-education institutions and other relevant stakeholders



Budget granted by ALiSEA: 10 000 $    


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