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Hydroelectric power sustainable development in Laos needs to focus on environmental, social impacts

VIENTIANE, March 7 (Xinhua) — An official from International Finance Corporation (IFC) urged Lao government to better understand cumulative river and ecosystem-wide impacts, which was of vital importance to achieving … Continue Reading Hydroelectric power sustainable development in Laos needs to focus on environmental, social impacts

Spotlight Shines on Laos as it Takes a Turn in the ASEAN Chair

Reported by RFA’s Lao Service. Translated by Ounkeo Sousksavanh. Written in English by Brooks Boliek. As Laos kicks off its chairmanship of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, activists fear … Continue Reading Spotlight Shines on Laos as it Takes a Turn in the ASEAN Chair

Enhancing Productivity and Livelihoods among Smallholder Irrigators through Biochar and Fertilizer Amendments at Ekxang Village, Vientiane Province, Lao PDR

          Sign Up For Email Updates Enter your email address: Follow IBI About IBI IBI Programs Connect Learn Resources News Contact Us Donate Join Search this … Continue Reading Enhancing Productivity and Livelihoods among Smallholder Irrigators through Biochar and Fertilizer Amendments at Ekxang Village, Vientiane Province, Lao PDR

“Land Reforms, Sustainable Agriculture and Water Resources in the Presence of Climate Change: A Critical Analysis for Policymakers and Development Practitioners in Lao PDR.”

A Supplementary Research Paper. Brief Note Over the past several decades, the Government of the Lao People‚Äôs Democratic Republic (Lao PDR) has instituted several policy reforms in hope of attracting … Continue Reading “Land Reforms, Sustainable Agriculture and Water Resources in the Presence of Climate Change: A Critical Analysis for Policymakers and Development Practitioners in Lao PDR.”

Light Fried Morning Glory

Light fried morning glory is a typical dish throughout Southeast Asia. The dish is commonly eaten with steam rice or sticky rice, papaya salad, potatoes, yam, etc. Depending on your … Continue Reading Light Fried Morning Glory

Airline Crash Killed Members of the Loa Government

This news was officially reported on BBC. We are sad here today in Laos as several prominent ministers and officials of the Lao Government including the Defense Chief, the Deputy … Continue Reading Airline Crash Killed Members of the Loa Government

6th Field Trip Project Updates

I would first like to say that I am sorry that I have not being so committed updating the blog with updates and events at the field since the 5th … Continue Reading 6th Field Trip Project Updates

3rd Field Trip Visual Updates from B. Ekxang, Laos

January 22, 2014 The following pictures were taken during our 3rd field trip to the village were the plots are located. I will try to include brief captions of each … Continue Reading 3rd Field Trip Visual Updates from B. Ekxang, Laos

2nd Field Trip Visual Updates from B. Ekxang, Laos

This brief post summarized our second field visit at Pilot Site A located at the Ban Ekxang village on January 15, 2014. The field experimental trials have been scaled up … Continue Reading 2nd Field Trip Visual Updates from B. Ekxang, Laos

A Brief Tour of Vientiane

These are photos of some of the areas I visited with my boss and his family during the first week of arrival. More to follow when I have time to … Continue Reading A Brief Tour of Vientiane

Soil Laboratory Visit & Field Trip to Ban Ek Xang, Vientiane Prefecture, Lao PDR

January 9, 2014 So far, everything is working as initially planned. I met with my supervisor and we made few modifications to the proposed research plan (details of which will … Continue Reading Soil Laboratory Visit & Field Trip to Ban Ek Xang, Vientiane Prefecture, Lao PDR

First Day in Vientiane, Lao PDR

Hello Readers, My work in Lao People’s Democratic Republic (commonly known as Laos, which will be used in the rest of my online journal) officially started when I landed at … Continue Reading First Day in Vientiane, Lao PDR

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