FLEGT Supports forest governance improvements in forest conversion areas
At a multi-stakeholder workshop, held on 17 March 2017, the legality standard for wood from conversion areas has been discussed.
Lao Business Delegates stage a strong presence at the ASEAN EU Business Mission and the 5th ASEAN EU Business Summit in Manila, Philippines
Laos has participated in the ASEAN EU Business Mission and 5th ASEAN-EU Business Summit with a strong presence of key Lao business sectors.
Bringing everyone together: Regional Stakeholder Forum
On 22 and 23 February 2017, more than 180 representatives from different stakeholders gathered to discuss progress and jointly review on two important MRC activities.
New Tools for New Tours
ProCEEd keeps developing entertaining environmental education games.
Keeping Lao children ‘Fit for School’
Ministry of Education of Lao PDR signs MoU with SEAMEO INNOTECH and GIZ on scaling up the Fit for School Programme
Implementation of Prime Minister Order 15 and FLEGT goes hand in hand
The Implementation of Prime Minister Order No. 15 and the Lao-EU FLEGT process go hand-in-hand.This was highlighted at the annual FLEGT meeting held in Attapeu province on 7 and 8 February 2017.
Input output workshop monitoring according to international standards introduced for wood processing factories and traders
On the 17th of February, a broad cross-section of government offices and other stakeholders gathered to review a proposed decision by the Ministry of Industry and Commerce (MOIC).
REDD+ BENEFIT SHARING AND SAFEGUARDS WORKSHOP IN VANG VIENG
A knowledge sharing workshop on REDD+ Benefit Sharing and Social and Environmental Safeguards was held in Vang Vieng from 1-3 Feb 2017.
Not a waste of time
A Group of German Parliamentarians, Members of the Committee for Economic Cooperation and Development, led by Madame Dagmar G. Wöhrl visited the EU co-financed Luang Prabang – Handle with Care Project in Luang Prabang.
Participation of local authorities and villagers to protect Hin Nam No National Protected Area
The annual Co-management Workshop 2016 for Hin Nam No NPA was organized in mid-December 2016 with support of the Hin Nam No project.
Technical Working Group Discusses Draft Standard on Timber from Forest Conversion
The first formal conversation of the standard for legal timber from converted forest areas was held as part of the Technical Working Group (TWG) meeting in Vientiane on the 15th of December, with support by ProFLEGT.
Annual Stakeholder Meeting of the Access to Finance for the Poor project
The Access to Finance for the Poor project (AFP) invited its stakeholders from Laos, Germany and Australia to its Annual Meeting on 26 January 2017.
National RSAT facilitators in the making at our RSAT training of Facilitators
Water professionals from the six Mekong’s riparian countries met in Phitsanulok, Thailand, to boost their skills as facilitators in the application of the Rapid Basin-wide-Hydropower Sustainability Assessment (RSAT).