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KOICA and UNDP Provide Support to Quarantine Centres

On 20 August 2021, the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) contributed to the Government’s efforts as part of the Community Outreach for…  

Volunteers in Nakai District, Khammuan Province, come together to promote the spirit of their local community!

The training was part of a pilot being run by UNDP and MICT to also benefit the other 11 radio stations under the Community Radio project across the country. Ultimately, the Community Radio project…  

Spreading the word of warning in Southern Laos to ensure we leave no one behind

After floods ravaged Lao PDR last year, a lack of adequate warning mechanisms significantly contributed to the damages and losses. UNDP is partnering with the government and the private sector to…  

Taming the waters in Xayaboury Province

Almost four years ago, UNDP had a project in Xayaboury Province of northern Lao PDR to help farmers in their struggles to cope with climate change. This February, we returned to one of the villages to…  

After the flood

In this photo story, we show you how the flood victims in Khammouane Province took matters into their own hands and started the road to recovery with simple acts of solidarity and community…  

Fresh wounds, past battles

In August 2018, a joint Republic of Korea-UNDP delegation undertook a field mission to Xieng Khouang Province to witness the progress of the UXO sector in Lao PDR.  

Powering a community

Inhabitants of Kabong village live without electricity, roads and stable incomes. UNDP is looking into solutions to improve their access to electricity.  

Bringing a village into kilter with filters

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.  

From a pig farm to an energy bank with a breath of fresh air

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!  

Riding the airwaves to reach the unreached

Radio is a powerful medium to connect with people in the hinterland. Our Community Radio volunteers ride the airwaves to remote villages and have a finger on the pulse of their local community. This…  

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