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Photo Blog: Improving Water Quality in Laos

February 12, 2014

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Clean rivers in Laos are critically important to the well-being of local communities and to the country’s national development. Nearly 80 percent of the population of this landlocked Southeast Asian nation depends on river-fed subsistence agriculture for its survival.

 

Women’s Leadership Critical to Reaching Development Goals in Laos

September 12, 2012

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In late August, Lao Prime Minister Thongsing Thammavong approved the first-ever national draft strategy on gender; a broad plan designed to increase the number of women in senior positions in government. The strategy is not yet public…