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SAFE Ecosystems Project Launches Ecotourism Facilities at Annual Review Meeting in Savannakhet Province

Despite the COVID-19 lockdown in 2020, government staff from the Department of Forestry, the Provincial and District Agriculture and Forestry Offices, as well as UNDP have worked diligently to achieve…  


Single-Use Plastic Sachets: Pollution That Comes at a Cost. Key Learnings from the Refill Station Experiment.

Single-Use plastic has become an unescapable part of our daily lives that, if left unchecked, could threaten our very existence. The Lao PDR Accelerator Lab team recognized the importance of…  


UK Ambassador visits UNDP project on sustainable forest management in Savannakhet Province

The United Kingdom Ambassador to Lao PDR, H.E. Mr. John Pearson, and UNDP Deputy Resident Representative, Mme. Catherine Phuong paid a visit to the National Eld’s Deer Sanctuary in Savannakhet…  


ກິດຈະກໍາໂອກາດໃນການສ້າງນະວັດຕະກໍາໃໝ່ UNDP Innovation Call on Circular Economy

ອົງການສະຫະປະຊາຊາດເພື່ອການພັດທະນາ (UNDP) ກໍາລັງຊອກຫາ ແລະ ຕ້ອງການສະໜັບສະໜູນ ແນວຄິດທຸລະກິດ ຫຼື ແນວຄິດພັດທະນາແກ້ໄຂບັນຫາ ສິ່ງແວດລ້ອມ ທີ່ໂດດເດັ່ນ ແລະ ສ້າງສັນ ທີ່ຈະຊ່ວຍໃນການປ່ຽນແປງການຈັດການຄຸ້ມຄອງ ແລະ…  


The Journey: Collective Intelligence (CI) to understand open burning

Trash is littered everywhere and anywhere; the sight of illegal dump sites is more apparent in just a short drive from the city center. The action of littering is seen worst during festivals and…  


Why do we need Collective Intelligence (CI) for solid waste management?

Collective Intelligence (CI) aims to distill ideas and concepts gathered from the public to make better and smarter decisions for the challenges they faced.  


Covid-19: Cleaner Air, well not in Laos

The COVID-19 movement restrictions have had one good side-effect: the air is cleaner and clearer everywhere. Everywhere? Well Not quite! Read this Op-Ed by Ricarda Rieger, Resident Representative,…  



Hand-over of 16 Community Halls to 16 Villages within the Ong Mang Sanctuary of Southern Lao PDR (SAFE Ecosystems Project)

Mr. Balasubramaniam Murali, UNDP Resident Representative a.i. has had the privilege to join His Excellency, Mr. Thongpath VONGMANY, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MAF), Mr.…  


Certificate Handover Ceremony to Lao University Student Volunteers

A Certificate Handover Ceremony took place on the morning of December 13th 2019 as a token of appreciation for their contribution to the Accelerator lab team in acquiring valuable information for the…  

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