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The Agro-biodiversity Initiative (TABI)

01.07.2012 - 31.03.2017

Since 2009, the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) is implementing The Agro-Biodiversity Initiative (TABI), which supports the conservation and sustainable economic use of agro-biodiversity in Lao PDR project for Smallholder Agricultural-market.


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The Rights-Link Project

01.06.2012 - 31.12.2016

In 2013, the national economy of Lao PDR grew with 8.1 percent, in large part thanks to foreign direct investments in natural resources-based sectors such as mining, hydropower, and commercial agriculture. However, the surge of investments in natural resources has resulted in increased competition and conflicts over land and is adversely affecting the livelihoods of the rural population. In 2008, SDC launched the Rights-LINK project to improve the management of land and natural resources in Lao PDR.


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Poverty Alleviation in Remote Upland Areas (PARUA)

01.05.2012 - 20.08.2015

PARUA is addressing poverty and food security of uplands ethnic communities in Lao PDR. It is aiming at supporting Prai villages, which belong to most marginalized and vulnerable ethnic poor. PARUA 3 will strengthen the capacity of government at local levels and the Prai people to establish improved pre-conditions for sustainable development through different modalities of public/private partnerships and private initiatives. By funding PARUA project, SDC has gained a strong understanding of the complexity of ethnic groups dynamics.


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Governance and Public Administration Reform (GPAR)

13.03.2012 - 31.12.2016

Since 1997, the government of Lao PDR has worked to build a public administration capable of achieving the country’s development goals. The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) has supported these efforts since 2003


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UNDP-UNEP Poverty-Environment Initiative in Lao PDR

01.12.2011 - 30.06.2016

In Lao PDR, it is crucial that investments on land are appropriately planned and managed for the sustainability of the country’s natural capital and its capacity to adapt to climate change, and for ensuring that the livelihoods of the poor and vulnerable are improved and not harmed by unaccounted social and environmental investment impacts. UNDP/UNEP Poverty-Environment Initiative program phase II will strengthen capacity of central and provincial authorities to integrate poverty and environment criteria in development planning.


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Poverty Reduction Fund (PRF)

Villager voted to represent the community's small scale infastructure planning commitee.

01.10.2011 - 31.12.2016

The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) has been supporting the Poverty Reduction Fund (PRF) in Lao PDR since 2008. The main goal of the PRF is to foster development in rural villages through financing small-scale investments.


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Integrated Water Management of the Lower Mekong Basin

01.09.2011 - 30.06.2017

 

The Mekong River holds immense economic, social, ecological, and cultural importance. An estimated forty million people, living in Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand, and Vietnam, rely on the river to support their agriculture and fisheries. In 2011, SDC reinstated its support to the Mekong River Commission (MRC), an inter-governmental institution, to contribute to equitable development and environmental protection in the Lower Mekong Basin.


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