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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  • The Market Monitor

    The Market Monitor
    This bulletin provides information on price changes for the most commonly consumed staples and their potential impacts on the cost of the basic food basket. ...
  • Seasonal Monitor

    Seasonal Monitor
    The WFP Seasonal Monitor examines satellite imagery of rainfall and vegetation in order to assess the development of the growing season and how such conditions might impact the lives and livelihoods of the...
  • Conducting Mobile Surveys Responsibly: A Field Book for WFP Staff, May 2017

    Conducting Mobile Surveys Responsibly: A Field Book for WFP Staff, May 2017
    The field book outlines the main risks for staff engaged in mobile data collection and helps promote responsible data collection/storage/sharing in the very complex environment...
  • Market Analysis Guidelines

    Market Analysis Guidelines
    Markets play a paramount role in enhancing people's livelihoods and promoting food security. WFP tailored a food security framework  having markets as one of the...

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