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Safe grounds and sounds of laughters

The grounds where Latngon Primary and Secondary School are used to be hazardous, with risks lying beneath every footstep. The fog still hovered over us as we stepped out to visit the students who have…  


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…  


Overcoming physical challenges with hope

Samnieng was diagnosed with polio as a young child and walks using a crutch as a supporting device. As Director of the Lao Disabled People’s Association (LDPA) and well-respected by all colleagues, it…  


Circular Economy will shape a low-carbon future for Lao PDR

The first introductory workshop on Circular Economy was held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel with more than 50 participants from government agencies, private sector and development agencies, as well as a…  


Official Launching Ceremony of the Community Radio Station for Development in Nakai District, Khammuan Province

The station will be handed over under the Enhancing People’s Participation Through Community Radio Project, led by Department of Mass Media, Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism and with the…  


ກິດຈະກໍາໂອກາດໃນການສ້າງນະວັດຕະກໍາໃໝ່ UNDP Innovation Call on Circular Economy

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


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.  


Enhancing Social and Economic Opportunities for Youth in Lao PDR

This project intends to create an enabling environment for youth to realise their potential and to undertake important and fulfilling socio-economic roles under the framework of comprehensive national…  


For planet, for people: UNDP-supported ecosystem-based adaptation project in Lao PDR moves forward with the backing of the Global Environment Facility

At its 58th Council Meeting this week, the Global Environment Facility approved a grant towards developing a $6 million project reducing the vulnerability of Lao communities to floods and droughts.  


Featuring the future

Alongside her comrades, Bua Thongvanhlarlamsing and Phanada Khamphilavong, who joined the team a year after herself, Kouksavanh showed undeniable pride in her occupation. But, why did they choose a…  

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