An agricultural project is seeking to provide Laos with technological and knowledge capacity to develop urgently needed policies for adapting agriculture to climate change and sustain food security.

The national validation workshop on strengthening agro-climatic monitoring and information systems to improve adaptation to climate change and food security in Laos took place in Vientiane from April 28-29.

Read more: FAO advises on adaptation of agriculture to climate change


Experts have cast doubt on the environment impact statement for the project to build Don Sahong dam over the Mekong River in Laos, saying if the neighboring country proceeds with the project, the Mekong Delta region will be adversely affected.

Read more: Experts say assessment of Laos’ dam unconvincing


VietNamNet Bridge – Farmers in the Mekong Delta have raised their voice against hydroelectric plants developed on the Mekong River in Laos, saying that those projects would cause huge difficulties for them in cultivation, fish farming and flood control.

Read more: Hydroelectric plant in Laos puts local farmers under tenterhooks


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