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Sectors: Agriculture - Fisheries, Co-op & Development, Local development, Social Affairs

Beneficiaries: Development NGOs, Non-profit organisations

Regions: Asia, European Union

Category: Call for proposals

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Asia : Laos

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Responsible: European Commission

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This call for proposals aims to contribute to the achievement of a sustainable, participatory and equitable development in the Uplands of Lao PDR.

Priorities and funded actions:

Objectives
– Improving livelihoods of the rural poor in selected areas of the Lao PDR Uplands
– Making the rural communities benefit from better conditions for agriculture and natural resources management
– Contributing to increase the Lao Government strategies in the Uplands based on thoroughly documented policy work

Among financed actions
– Use of various multi-sectoral investments and activities (e.g. food diversification, interactive nutrition education and awareness activities, specific farming enterprises like bee keeping etc, commercial growing of Non-Timber Food Products (NTFPs), fruit trees, veterinary services, seeds improvement and supply, access to finance, livestock, fish raising, small-scale irrigation and rural infrastructure
– Improve awareness and strategic programming and management skills of government at provincial and district levels on the importance and opportunities of food and nutrition security as well as environment preservation
– Dissemination of results, public and government awareness raising, training of Laotian government