Lao and international health officials are meeting to discuss the likely impacts of climate change on health and to set priority areas for vulnerability assessment and action in Laos.
Read more: Doctors consider climate change health impacts
The United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has urged the Lao government to improve its climate forecast network to help local farmers deal with climate change and ensure food security.
Read more: Better climate forecasts key to improving food security
Vientiane agriculture officials have said 97 irrigation stations in the capital have the capacity to irrigate all dry season rice, despite growing concerns over drought triggered by climate change.
Read more: Vientiane details irrigation plans
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