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  • A NICE Communication Strategy 22 May 2007
    A NICE Communication Strategy 22 May 2007
    Author:  Dougherty.M
    Producing Organization:  National Informatio Center for Extension (NICE)
    Use Rights:  no copyright
    Availability:  Only soft copy available
    Language:  English
    Type:  Strategy Document
    Size:  480.93 kB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  communications strategy, strategic communications
    Summary:  

    This document presents a simple, practical, and strategic process for the participatory development

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  • A Tale of Two Economies February 2011
    A Tale of Two Economies  February 2011
    Author:  Randall.A,Shalmali.G
    Producing Organization:  Focus on the grobal South
    Use Rights:  no copyright
    Availability:  Only soft copy available
    Language:  English
    Type:  Report Document
    Size:  3.94 MB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  economic, policy analysis, economy consists, process of economic
    Summary:  

    The aim fo this seriesis to publish new research and policy anlysis oon key issues emerging from the process of the economic globalisation and militarisation and the countervailing

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  • Agricultural change in Lao PDR: Pragmatism in the face of adversity January, 2007
    Agricultural change in Lao PDR: Pragmatism in the face of adversity   January, 2007
    Author:   Alexander.K
    Producing Organization:  Charles Sturt University
    Use Rights:  © Kim Alexander, 2007
    Availability:  hard copy available to borrow at LINK Resource Centre
    Language:  English
    Type:  Research Document
    Size:  3.73 MB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  agricultural change on lao pdr, rural development in the uplands, farming
    Summary:  

    The study aimed to determine the extent of agricultural change occurring in Xieng Ngeun District in response

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  • Agro-Ecological Asessment of Phonxay District
    Agro-Ecological Asessment of Phonxay District
    Author:  Umeå University, Department of Educational Science
    Producing Organization:  Umeå University, Department of Educational Science
    Use Rights:  no copyright
    Availability:  only soft copy available
    Language:  English
    Type:  Research Document
    Size:  6.87 MB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  lao pdr, phonxay, gis database, transformations of geographical coordinate systems
    Summary:  

    To build a land resource database and to use this database to describe Northern Lao PDR, with focus

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  • Analysis of Investments of China and other neighboring Countries and their Influence on the Development Context in Lao PDR,Vientiane, 25th February 2010
    Analysis of Investments of China and other neighboring Countries and their Influence on the Development Context in Lao PDR,Vientiane, 25th February 2010
    Author:  Sommer.R
    Producing Organization:  SDC
    Use Rights:  no copyright
    Availability:  Only soft copy available
    Language:  English
    Type:  Report Document (short)
    Size:  589.88 kB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  analysis of investments of china, china’s influence on the lao pdr, china, invesments of china, china influence
    Summary:  

    In short, what preoccupies the friendly Lao citizens is the magnitude and the all-embracing nature of the in-coming economic activities by the northern neighbor.

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  • BORDERLINES Vietnam's Booming Furniture Industry and Timber Smuggling in the Mekong Region March 2008
    BORDERLINES Vietnam's Booming Furniture Industry and Timber Smuggling in the Mekong Region  March 2008
    Author:  ENVIRONMENTAL INVESTIGATION AGENCY (EIA)
    Producing Organization:  ENVIRONMENTAL INVESTIGATION AGENCY (EIA)
    Use Rights:  © Philip Jones Griffiths/Magnum Photos
    Availability:  Only soft copy available
    Language:  English
    Type:  Document
    Size:  828.48 kB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  furniture industry and timber smuggling, timber, illegal logging
    Summary:  

    This report contains new information from field investigations carried out by the Environmental Investigation

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  • Change Adaptation of water resources management to climate change
    Change Adaptation of water resources management to climate change
    Author:  Ger Bergkamp, Brett Orlando and Ian Burton
    Producing Organization:  IUCN
    Use Rights:  Non copyrighted
    Availability:  softcopy only
    Language:  English
    Type:  project document
    Size:  1.3 MB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  future water resources, climate change considerations, water resources developments, hydrological cycle, water sector
    Summary:  

    The water sector has paid little attention to and is often unaware of the expected impacts of climate change on future water resources.Water managers around the world are often unaware of the changes that are likely to occur in the world’s hydrological cycle over the next few decades.

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  • China and its Influence on the Swiss Development Cooperation in the Mekong Region Vientiane, 31st March 2010
    China and its Influence on the Swiss Development Cooperation in the Mekong Region Vientiane, 31st March 2010
    Author:  Sommer.R
    Producing Organization:  SDC
    Use Rights:  no copyright
    Availability:  Only soft copy available
    Language:  English
    Type:  Report Document (fianl)
    Size:  522.79 kB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  china, invesments of china, china influence, china’s influence on the lao pdr, chinas role and policy, china as a global aid provider
    Summary:  

    The mandate commissioned by SDC to prepare an overview of the influence of neighbouring countries, in particular

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  • Clean development mechanism project design document form for afforestation and reforestation project activities (CDM-AR-PDD) Version 04
    Clean development mechanism project design document form for afforestation and reforestation project activities (CDM-AR-PDD)  Version 04
    Author:  UNFCCC/CCNUCC
    Producing Organization:  UNFCCC/CCNUCC
    Use Rights:  no copyright
    Availability:  Only soft copy available
    Language:  English
    Type:  Document
    Size:  1.65 MB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  clean development mechanism, reforestation, participation of rural
    Summary:  

    This reforestation CDM project is implemented by Lao Thai Hua Rubber (LTR) Company Limited with the participation

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  • Complementary document to the Stakeholder Participation and Communication Plan for the Basin Development Planning in the Lower Mekong Basin FINAL REPORT Updated version, March 2010
    Complementary document to the Stakeholder Participation and Communication Plan for the Basin Development Planning in the Lower Mekong Basin FINAL REPORT Updated version, March 2010
    Author:  Mekong River Commission
    Producing Organization:  Mekong River Commission
    Use Rights:  no copyright
    Availability:  Only soft copy available
    Language:  English
    Type:  Document
    Size:  1.34 MB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  communication plan, basin development planning, lower mekong basin
    Summary:  

    This report is a supplement to the Stakeholder Participation and Communication

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  • Consuming the future. The real starus of biodiversity in Lao PDR July 2007
    Consuming the future. The real starus of biodiversity in Lao PDR July 2007
    Author:  IUCN,WCS,WWF
    Producing Organization:  IUCN,WCS,WWF
    Use Rights:  no copyright
    Availability:  Only soft copy available
    Language:  English
    Type:  Report Document
    Size:  1.73 MB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  biodiversity in lao pdr, wild animals, plants, natural resources, the decline of species
    Summary:  

    The real status of biodiversity in lao PDR especially is about wild animals and plants

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  • Contract Farming in Lao PDR: Cases and Questions October 2007
    Contract Farming in Lao PDR: Cases and Questions  October 2007
    Author:  David.F
    Producing Organization:  the Laos Extension for Agriculture Project (LEAP)
    Use Rights:  no copyright
    Availability:  Only soft copy available
    Language:  English
    Type:  Case Study Document
    Size:  3.46 MB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  contract farming in lao pdr, cases and questions, upland farmer, agriculture
    Summary:  

    There are two main sections of this report: Cases and Questions. The first section includes 9 cases, which describe developments in both the North

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  • Development and Implementation of Direct Seeding Mulch- Based Cropping Systems in South-East Asia “Case studies from the Lao National Agro-Ecology
    Development and Implementation of Direct Seeding Mulch- Based Cropping Systems in South-East Asia “Case studies from the Lao National Agro-Ecology
    Author:  Lao National Agro-Ecology Programme PRONAE PCADR
    Producing Organization:  Lao National Agro-Ecology Programme PRONAE PCADR
    Use Rights:  no copyright
    Availability:  Only soft copy available
    Language:  English-French
    Type:  Case Document
    Size:  2.73 MB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  cropping systems in south-east asia, agricultural, agro-ecology, conservation agriculture, biodiversity conservation
    Summary:  

    This document is based upon papers and posters presented by the Lao National Agro-Ecology Programme at the Third World Congress on Conservation Agriculture.

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  • Development of Sustainable Supply Chains for NTFP and Agricultural Products for the Northern Districts of Sayabouri Province, Lao PDR Results of a mission carried out 6 to 25 November 200
    Development of Sustainable Supply Chains for NTFP and Agricultural Products for the Northern Districts of Sayabouri Province, Lao PDR Results of a mission carried out 6 to 25 November 200
    Author:  Ulrich.H
    Producing Organization:  gtz
    Use Rights:  no copyright
    Availability:  Only soft copy available
    Language:  English
    Type:  Document
    Size:  942.23 kB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  agricultural products, non timber forest productions
    Summary:  

    The rural population in the five northern Sayabouri Districts depends heavily on Non-Timber Forest

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  • Diagnostic Study of the Agricultural and Agribusiness Sectors December 200
    Diagnostic Study of the Agricultural and Agribusiness Sectors December 200
    Author:  National Agriculture and Forestry Extension Service
    Producing Organization:  Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry
    Use Rights:  no copyright
    Availability:  Only soft copy available
    Language:  English
    Type:  Report Document
    Size:  1.03 MB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  agricultural sector, agribusiness sector, market distorting regulations, agribusiness investments, agricultural marketing system in lao pdr
    Summary:  

    Although this is written last it is often the part that is read first. A summary should cover the main points in approximately one-page without delving into the details

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  • Draft” The Seventh National Socio-Economic Development Plan (2011-2015) Executive Summary Unofficial translation from original Lao version
    Draft” The Seventh National Socio-Economic Development Plan (2011-2015)   Executive Summary Unofficial translation from original Lao version
    Author:  Ministry of Planning and Investment
    Producing Organization:  Ministry of Planning and Investment
    Use Rights:  no copyright
    Availability:  Only soft copy available
    Language:  English
    Type:   Document
    Size:  203.09 kB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  the seventh national socio-economic development plan, laos, econmic, investment, policy, direction, targets
    Summary:  

    The document of the Seventh National Socio-Economic Development Plan (2011-2015) consists of two parts:
    I. Assessment of the Implementation of the Sixth NSEDP (2006-2010); II. Direction,

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  • Ecological Succession of Usable Plants in an Eleven-Year Fallow Cycle in Northern Lao P.D.R. 2007
    Ecological Succession of Usable Plants in an Eleven-Year Fallow Cycle in Northern Lao P.D.R.  2007
    Author:  Claudio O. Delang
    Producing Organization:  Ethnobotany Research & Applications
    Use Rights:  no copyright
    Availability:  Only soft copy available
    Language:  English
    Type:  Research document
    Size:  54.11 kB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  shifting cultivators, ecology, usable plants, slash and burn farming
    Summary:  

    This article presents the results of a survey of the plant taxa used in a Kammu village in northern Lao P.D.R, and found in an 11-year long fallow cycle. The Kammu

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  • Economic, environmental and social impact assessment of basin-wide water resources development scenarios
    Economic, environmental and social impact assessment of basin-wide water resources development scenarios
    Author:  MRC
    Producing Organization:  MRC
    Use Rights:  no copyright
    Availability:  Only soft copy available
    Language:  English
    Type:  Report Document
    Size:  4.14 MB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  economic, environmental, social impact assessment, water resources development scenarios, scenario formulation, basin development
    Summary:  

    The purpose of this report is to explain the rationale and processes adopted in the economic, environmental and social impact assessment of basin-wide water resources development scenarios being conducted by MRC through Phase 2 of the Basin Development Programme.

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  • Economics of Smallholder Rubber Production in Northern Laos
    Economics of Smallholder Rubber Production in Northern Laos
    Author:  V. Manivong and R. A. Cramb
    Producing Organization:  National Agriculture and Forestry Research Institute,
    Use Rights:  no copyright
    Availability:  Only soft copy available
    Language:  English
    Type:  Research document
    Size:  795.41 kB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  economics of smallholder rubber production, rubber protection
    Summary:  

    Examine the economics of smallholder rubber production in Luangnamtha Province. The paper draws on thesis research on the economic potential

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  • Enhancing Sustainable of Diverse Agriculture in Lao People's Democratic republic December 2005
    Enhancing Sustainable of Diverse Agriculture in Lao People's Democratic republic December 2005
    Author:  Douangsavanh.L, Bouahom.B,Pouyavong.K
    Producing Organization:  United Nations ESCAP
    Use Rights:  no copyright
    Availability:  Only soft copy available
    Language:  English
    Type:  Research Document
    Size:  683.22 kB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  economic system of lao pdr, agricultue system of lao pdr, upland rice, upland agriculture
    Summary:  

    The economic system of Lao PDR is based on agriculture. Agriculture is one of the most important sectors

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