Lao People’s Democratic Republic

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  • Assisting Communities In Remote Northern Laos

    30/03/2015 — Lao People’s Democratic Republic

    Life can be difficult in northern Lao PDR with as many as two-thirds of villages not accessible by road during the rainy season and up to half of the population living below the poverty line.

  • Food Support For 190,000 Students Arrives In Laos

    2015 USDA Food In WFP Vientiane Warehouse

    12/02/2015 — Lao People’s Democratic Republic

    The first batch of USDA food contribution for 2015-2017 to WFP School Meals Programme has arrived in Vientiane.  The Super Cereal and vitamin-enriched vegetable oil will be transported to over 1,500 village schools, including the

  • Laos Government Shares WFP School Meals Experience In Brazil

    Brazil Garden

    17/12/2014 — Lao People’s Democratic Republic

    The WFP Centre of Excellence Against Hunger in Brazil hosted a delegation from the Government of Lao PDR to share experiences on fighting hunger.  The study visit highlighted the benefits of including nutrition and school

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  • 21/08/2012 — Lao People’s Democratic Republic

    Saving Nutrients

    A diverse diet is important, but by itself does not guarantee that people get all the nutrients they need for an active and healthy life. Storage and preparation of food items are equally essential in order to "save" vitamins and minerals for human consumption.  In this short video, produced for a training on nutrition awareness in Laos, a mother shares her cooking tips with her daughter to teach her little one about proper food preparation to ensure that essential nutrients are preserved and not lost in the cooking process. Directed by: WFP/Bounmee Maokhamphiou

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