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.
A reflection on recovery, prevention and connectedness, in the wake of Storm Son-Tinh.
More than 180 people joined a field visit and dialogue on investing in ecotourism in the dry dipterocarp forests of Southern Lao PDR during the Responsible Business Forum in Savannakhet.
On the 8th anniversary of the Convention on Cluster Munitions entering into force, Deputy Resident Representative of UNDP Lao PDR reflects on Lao PDR’s future with UXO
UNDP has offered to the Government of Lao PDR to help with coordination of rescue and relief efforts as well as early recovery activities in Attapeu province, flooded by damage of the hydroelectric dam in southern Laos.
UNDP Lao PDR visited one of the most secluded communities in Laos. See what we encountered during our exhilirating journey!

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6.5 million

Population

23 %

Poverty rate

$2,270

Per capita income

0.586

Human Dev. Index

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