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 sustainable hydropower projects. Kate Lazarus, team leader for the Mekong Sustainable Hydropower Program at IFC told Xinhua that the government of Laos has identified hydropower as an important source of …

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 that the human rights agenda in the country and the region will get swamped by economic concerns and regional discord over issues like the partition of the South China Sea. …

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 site:   Submitted by daniel_chapman on Tue, 02/10/2015 – 20:58 Title 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 investors and development organizations with the aim of working with national partners and other stakeholders to address the effects of climate change and the sustainable use of land, water and …

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 preference, it can be cooked with fresh green or red peppers, green onions or onions, herbs and or carrots. For dinner tonight, I made some fresh organically grown morning glory …