The Committee for Development Policy has announced that Lao PDR has fulfilled the eligiblity criteria to graduate from Least Developed Country (LDC) status for the first time.
For World Environment Day 2018, UNDP Lao PDR Resident Representative, Ms. Kaarina Immonen reflects on UNDP's role in supporting Lao PDR on its path to a greener, cleaner and more sustainable future.
UNDP Lao PDR visited one of the most secluded communities in Laos. See what we encountered during our exhilirating journey!
Norah Ngeny, International UN Volunteer takes us into the countryside of Lao PDR and shows us how UN is helping the Lao government protect local dry dipterocarp forests.
Putting a glass of water on the table can take a huge effort in the rural areas of Laos. Read how we helped to relieve villagers in Saysomboun province of this burden in our recent project.
The wastewater of a pig farm was causing severe problems in a village near Vientiane. See how modern technology was able to restore friendly community relations!

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6.8 million

Population

23 %

Poverty rate

$1,674

Per capita income

0.586

Human Dev. Index

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