Author: Khamphoui Saythalat Producing Organization: PADETCUse Rights: No CopyrightsAvailability: Softcopy onlyLanguage: english
Type: poverty reduction in the Lao PDRSize: 330.54 kBPublished Date:Tags: governance; civil society; csos; npas; ngos
This chapter provides the notion of CSO’ concepts in both academic and donor literature discuss
non-state public sphere activity including development oriented NGOs as manifestations of civil
society. The term ‘civil society’ is used by virtually everyone without clear definition.
Understanding civil society depends on wider theoretical influences
Author: Ian G. Baird and Bruce ShoemakerProducing Organization: Probe InternationalUse Rights: CopyrightAvailability: Soft Copy Language: English
Type: Research documentSize: 336.79 kBPublished Date:Tags: resettlement, communities, aid agencies, people
Aid officials need to focus less on what they consider expediency
and should be willing to consider suspending or terminating involvement in specific projects that are causing more harm than good to ethnic minority communities.
Forest is a precious natural resource of the nation and its specific ecology consists of biodiversity, water sources and Forestland with various tree species growing naturally or planted in the areas of Protection Forest, Conservation Forest and Production Forest.
Author: Calub BM2, Simouckda K3 and Vongsoumphu T4Producing Organization: Gender and Poverty Issues in the Forest Regions of Northern
Lao PDRUse Rights: Non copyrightedAvailability: Soft Copy Language: English
Type: Research document Size: 264.6 kBPublished Date:Tags: women, households, houayman, income, land
the poorest communities in the country are concentrated in the
Northern provinces bordering Myanmar, China and North Vietnam. These poor uplanders belonging to various ethnic groups are mainly engaged in
Livelihood is simply the way people make a living. The concept of sustainable livelihoods arose from the struggle to reconcile conflicting paradigms of the 1980s: environment thinking” with its emphasis on conservation with “development thinking” and its emphasis on production.
This participatory poverty assessment (PPA 2006) comprises one component of ADB’s Technical Assistance to the Lao People’s Democratic Republic for Institutional Strengthening for Poverty Monitoring and Evaluation.
Foreign investors from Asia, Europe, the Middle East and the Amer-icas have been travelling the globe in search of agricultural land and commodities to feed their populations and as inputs into domestic pro-cessing industries.
Government efforts to industrialise and modernise the Lao economy through intensive resource development are having adverse effects on rural livelihoods as resources are degraded and access to limited land and natural resources has intensified.
presents results from research that focused on better understanding rice-based farming systems in
Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR) with the aim of developing appropriate and effective agricultural policies.Laos in selected villages in lowland rainfed and irrigated areas. Farmers, rice traders, millers and retailers were interviewed
Poverty continues to decline in Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR). Recent estimates from the Laos Expenditure and Consumption Survey (LECS 5) show that the proportion of poor people - those whose consumption is less than the national poverty line, declined by 4.3 percentage points from 27.56 percent in 2007/8 to 23.24 percent in 2012/13. As Figure 1 shows, the same trend is observed when you consider the proportion of people living on less than 1.25 PPP dollars a day. These estimates imply that poverty in Lao PDR halved from 46 percent in 1992/93 when the first LECS survey was conducted.