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.
The Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) announced the Annual Round Table Meeting to take place in Vientiane Capital at the end of November 2018.
UNDP Lao PDR visited one of the most secluded communities in Laos. See what we encountered during our exhilirating journey!
Dry dipterocarp forests are vital to preserving the biodiversity of Laos. Recently, UNDP helped establish an Eco-Center to protect them.
Inhabitans of Kabong village live without electricity, roads or stable incomes. UNDP is currently looking into solutions to improve the village's access to electricity.
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.

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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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