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  • Linking Agriculture, Natural Resource Management and Nutrition Experiences from Lao PDR 2015
       Linking Agriculture, Natural Resource Management and Nutrition Experiences from Lao PDR   2015
    Author:  WELTHUNGERHILFE
    Producing Organization:  WELTHUNGERHILFE
    Use Rights:  No Copyrights
    Availability:  Softcopy only
    Language:  english
    Type:  Report
    Size:  1.85 MB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  linkage agriculture nrm income generation/markets food consumption and nutrition
    Summary:  

    Improving knowledge and practices related to food consumpion and nutrition (focus on training for women)

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  • Agroecology in the Mekong Region 24th-26th November 2015 201 Tiger Farming: an industry with a range of profit centers 2014
      Agroecology in the Mekong Region 24th-26th November 2015 201  Tiger Farming: an industry with a range of profit centers 2014
    Author:  Karl Amman
    Producing Organization:  Karl Amman
    Use Rights:  No Copyrights
    Availability:  Softcopy only
    Language:  english
    Type:  Report
    Size:  1.17 MB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  tigers; wildlife trade; cites;
    Summary:  

    The information from the key farm owner that they were now shipping live tigers on Laotian PDR army helicopters to various locations was met with skepticism. As such I traveled and checked out one of the locations mentioned - the new casino set up in the special economic zone on the Lao PDR side of the golden triangle

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  • Dictionary of Agriculture 2006
      Dictionary of Agriculture   2006
    Author:   A & C Black, London
    Producing Organization:   A & C Black, London
    Use Rights:  No Copyrights
    Availability:  Softcopy only
    Language:  english
    Type:  Adictionary.
    Size:  7.62 MB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  vocabulary agriculture english is not a first language
    Summary:  

    This dictionary provides a basic vocabulary of agricultural terms. It is ideal
    for students of land management, environmental and veterinary sciences,
    and is a handy reference for those working in the agriculture industries,
    especially those for whom English is not a first language.

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  • International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture 2016
      International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture 2016
    Author:  Bounthong Bouahom
    Producing Organization:  NAFRI
    Use Rights:  No Copyrights
    Availability:  Softcopy only
    Language:  english
    Type:  Report
    Size:  1.08 MB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  challenges and opportunities climate change treaty conservation genetic food security
    Summary:  

    Over 1 billion people suffer from chronic hunger and malnutrition, The world population will increase to over 9 billion by 2050, Agricultural production must increase by 70%, 70% of the increase in cereal production is expected to come from increased yields.

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  • Labor-Saving Practices for External Extension of Slash and Burn Upland Rice Agriculture in Laos 2016
      Labor-Saving Practices for External Extension of Slash and Burn Upland Rice Agriculture in Laos 2016
    Author:  Hidetoshi Asai
    Producing Organization:  Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences
    Use Rights:  No Copyrights
    Availability:  Softcopy only
    Language:  english
    Type:  Report
    Size:  930.68 kB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  upland rice herbicide labor productivity crop
    Summary:  

    1. Upland rice as cash in come
    2. massive rice production by fileld size extension in fertile Remote area
    3. Field extension: High demand on labpr-saving
    - Introduction of labor-saving practices irrespective of high cost
    4. Labor-saving practices
    - Achieving High labor productivity.
    5. Expansion of upland rice production (Rotation system)
    - Deforestation and forest degradation

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  • Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry Department of Agricultural Land Management 2016
      Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry Department of Agricultural Land Management 2016
    Author:  MAF
    Producing Organization:  MAF
    Use Rights:  No Copyrights
    Availability:  Softcopy only
    Language:  english
    Type:  Agricultural
    Size:  270.83 kB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  disasters floods droughts/dry spells extreme weather events landslides mandates functions
    Summary:  

    Create awareness among stakeholders, including community to make sustainable use of agriculture land, so that there is adverse impact on soil and vulnerability to disaster
    Aware farmers about soil conservation techniques, including check on soil erosion, especially in hilly and river flood zone regions.

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  • Pesticide Use in Xieng Khouang 2016
      Pesticide Use in Xieng Khouang 2016
    Author:   Andrew Bartlett
    Producing Organization:  Lao Upland Rural Advisory Service (LURAS)
    Use Rights:  No Copyrights
    Availability:  Softcopy only
    Language:  english
    Type:  Report
    Size:  1.08 MB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  pesticides maize residues occupational health xieng khouang
    Summary:  

    Goal An effec've pluralis'c extension system, which
    involves various service providers, including farmer
    organisa'ons, private sector and government

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  • Policy Brief "Pro-Poor Policy Analysis on Cattle Productivity and Links to Industry in Lao PDR" 13 July 2015
      Policy Brief
    Author:  Dr. Aloun Phonvisay; Dr. Bounlert Vanhnalat and Ms. Phonevilay Sinavong
    Producing Organization:  NAFRI, Government of Laos (GoL), Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), and International Fund for Agricultural Development(IFAD)
    Use Rights:  No Copyrights
    Availability:  Softcopy only
    Language:  english
    Type:  presentation
    Size:  254.5 kB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  policy recommendations; cattle smallholder farmers; cattle land zoning; cattle marketing and trade policy.
    Summary:  

    Policy recommenda/ons focus on catle smallholder farmers, particularly the poor, Implica/on for rural development and poverty alleviation, Long term commitment from the Government to national economic gain, Support and align with the Livestock Policy developed by Department of Livestock and Fisheries, Optimal participation of smallholder farmers in the catle value chain is critical for sustainable development of the Lao catle industry

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  • Policy Dialogue and Aid Effectiveness Promotion in the Agriculture and Forestry Sector Lao PDR 2016
      Policy Dialogue and Aid Effectiveness Promotion in the Agriculture and Forestry Sector Lao PDR 2016
    Author:  Sector Working Group Agriculture and Rural Development (SWG-ARD
    Producing Organization:  Sector Working Group Agriculture and Rural Development (SWG-ARD
    Use Rights:  No Copyrights
    Availability:  Softcopy only
    Language:  english
    Type:  Report
    Size:  419.86 kB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  ownership alignment harmonization managing for results mutual accountability
    Summary:  

    The consultation started in May 2015 and a new Vientiane Declaration (VD II) was endorsed by the Government of Lao PDR and a range of the
    country’s development partners at the 12th High Level RTM on 27th November 2015

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  • Rubber Boom in Luang Namtha A Transnational Perspective February 2008
      Rubber Boom in Luang Namtha A Transnational Perspective February 2008
    Author:  Weiyi Shi
    Producing Organization:  GTZ
    Use Rights:  No Copyrights
    Availability:  Softcopy only
    Language:  English
    Type:  Report
    Size:  2.08 MB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  investment plantations china luang namtha rubber
    Summary:  

    Rubber has been planted in Luang Namtha Province since 1994, beginning with the now famous Ban Had Ngao and a few border villages in the Sing district However

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  • Rubber Boom in Luang Namtha: Seven Years Later
      Rubber Boom in Luang Namtha: Seven Years Later
    Author:  Weiyi Shi
    Producing Organization:  
    Use Rights:  No Copyrights
    Availability:  Softcopy only
    Language:  English
    Type:  Grey literature
    Size:  615.3 kB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  agric: markets, trade, investment
    Summary:  

    Luang Namtha bananas rubber China opium replacement

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  • Special Economic Zone (SEZ) Development and Management in Lao PDR 2011
      Special Economic Zone (SEZ) Development and Management in Lao PDR 2011
    Author:  Bouatha Khatthiya
    Producing Organization:  National Committee for Special Economic Zones
    Use Rights:  No Copyrights
    Availability:  Softcopy only
    Language:  english
    Type:  Report
    Size:  3.64 MB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  sez trade fdi
    Summary:  

    To invest in an existing SEZ, investor should fill in the
    registering form and submit to the Economic Board of that
    SEZ to approve. The business license can be obtained
    within 24 hours (One Stop Service).

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  • The Farmer Shop as a business model for Sustainability 2012
      The Farmer Shop as a business model for Sustainability 2012
    Author:   Assoc.Prof. Juthatip Patrawart
    Producing Organization:  Faculty of Economics, Kasetsart University;
    Use Rights:  No Copyrights
    Availability:  Softcopy only
    Language:  english
    Type:  Report
    Size:  478.46 kB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  business model sustainability supply chain management thailand
    Summary:  

    The dependency of agricultural producers on government supports has been at the top of national development policy in Thailand.

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  • Towards an agroecological transition in Southeast Asia: Cultivating diversity and developing synergies. 2015
      Towards an agroecological transition in Southeast Asia: Cultivating diversity and developing synergies.  2015
    Author:  Jean-Christophe Castella and Jean-Francois Kibler
    Producing Organization:  IRD-CIRAD and GRET- Professionals for Fair Development
    Use Rights:  No Copyrights
    Availability:  Softcopy only
    Language:  English
    Type:  Report
    Size:  4.24 MB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  agroecology; sustainable agriculture; southeast asia
    Summary:  

    This study provides a stock taking of the practices, actors, experiments (e.g. success stories, constraints to adoption) related to agro-ecology in the Mekong countries. A review of the literature was combined with country-based consultation workshops (Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Vietnam) and expert surveys (Thailand, Yunnan-China). During the workshops and consultations, preliminary results from the initial desk studies were presented and discussed with key stakeholders of agro-ecology in each country

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  • Tracer&Study&of&Graduates&2013&&&2014& & from&the&Northern&Agriculture&and&Forestry&College&(NAFC)&
      Tracer&Study&of&Graduates&2013&&&2014& & from&the&Northern&Agriculture&and&Forestry&College&(NAFC)&
    Author:  Andrea Schroeter
    Producing Organization:  HELVETAS SURAFCO / NAFC
    Use Rights:  No Copyrights
    Availability:  Softcopy only
    Language:  English
    Type:  Report
    Size:  7.08 MB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  agricultural education nafc alumni
    Summary:  

    This tracer study assessed the employment situation of the graduates from the first two batches educated under the new curricula who graduated in 2013 and 2014, changes in economic and social
    situation after the graduation and the quality and relevance of the training programs.

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  • TRAINING WORKSHOP ON DISASTER RISK REDUCTION AND MANAGEMENT IN AGRICULTURE 2015
      TRAINING WORKSHOP ON DISASTER RISK REDUCTION AND MANAGEMENT IN AGRICULTURE 2015
    Author:  MAF
    Producing Organization:  FAO
    Use Rights:  No Copyrights
    Availability:  Softcopy only
    Language:  english, ລາວ
    Type:  TRAINING WORKSHOP
    Size:  1.65 MB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  disaster risk hazard mitigation risk factors
    Summary:  

    HAZARD : A potentially damaging physical event, phenomenon or human activity that may cause the loss of life or injury, property damage, social and economic disruption or
    environmental degradation. Hazards can include latent conditions that may represent future threats and can have different origins: natural (geological, hydro-meteorological and biological) or induced by human processes (environmental degradation and technological hazards). Hazards can be single, sequential or combined in their origin and effects. Each hazard is characterized by its location, intensity, frequency and probability.

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  • Trajectories of rice-based farming systems in Mainland Southeast Asia 2015
      Trajectories of rice-based farming systems in Mainland Southeast Asia   2015
    Author:  R.A Cramb
    Producing Organization:  University of Queensland
    Use Rights:  No Copyrights
    Availability:  Softcopy only
    Language:  english
    Type:  Report
    Size:  5.52 MB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  rice livestock non-rice crops poverty livelihood strategy trajectories
    Summary:  

    The Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) was established in June 1982 by an Act of the Australian Parliament.

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  • Use of remittances by migrants to banana plantations in Bokeo 2016
      Use of remittances by migrants to banana plantations in Bokeo 2016
    Author:  Stuart Ling
    Producing Organization:  university of new england, australia
    Use Rights:  No Copyrights
    Availability:  Softcopy, hard copy
    Language:  english
    Type:  Report
    Size:  1.9 MB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  internal migration circular migration rural-rural migration hmong remittances laos banana chinese investment
    Summary:  

    Most migrants can therefore only take unskilled jobs which pay low wages: men are concentrated in agriculture and construction, while women work in domestic service and food sales.

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  • VOICES OF AN UPLAND PEOPLE: A Look into the Taoy Community and Participatory Development in Southern Laos
      VOICES OF AN UPLAND PEOPLE: A Look into the Taoy Community and Participatory Development in Southern Laos
    Author:  Manivanh Suyavong
    Producing Organization:  the International Executive Master in Development Studies (IMAS) Program (2010-2011) of the Graduate Institute of International Development Studies (IHEID) Geneva.
    Use Rights:  No copyright
    Availability:  Softcopy only
    Language:  English
    Type:  Grey literature/application/pdf
    Size:  1.2 MB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  rural dev: gender, ethnicity, oxfam participation community development cbdrm salavan
    Summary:  

    The main conclusion of this work is that community participation takes place when it demonstrably meets community members’ real interests, and participation is lacking when
    community members consider the activity to carry risks to their livelihood.

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  • Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment
     Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment
    Author:  Elsevier
    Producing Organization:  Elsevier
    Use Rights:  No copyritht
    Availability:  Softcopy only
    Language:  English
    Type:  Report
    Size:  1.85 MB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  soil organic, forest, agriculture, farmers, lowland forest
    Summary:  

    Coupling land use and vegetation history records, soil and sediment TOC content measurements and fallout 137Cs–210Pbxs inventories within the Houay Pano catchment in Laos led to several conclusions

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