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Income generation activity programmes and the Lao PDR experience

Barry Ison

Income generation activity programmes and the Lao PDR experience

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Published by [United Nations Development Programme] in Vientiane, Lao .
Written in English

  • Laos.
    • Subjects:
    • Job vacancies -- Laos.

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      StatementBarry Ison.
      LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 99/63729 (H)
      The Physical Object
      Pagination14 leaves
      Number of Pages14
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL524340M
      LC Control Number98948714

      Last month, SNV and the Government of Lao PDR, with support from the Australian Government’s Water for Women Fund, launched its COVID response for rural households in the Savannakhet partnership’s response is part of SNV's Sustainable Sanitation and Hygiene for All (SSH4A) programme in Lao PDR: an integrated rural sanitation approach, which includes behavioural change. • Led the implementation of US$ million in Income Generation Activities Project (IGA) in two remote focal provinces-Sayaboury and Oudomxay in Lao PDR. • Led the execution of the project’s technical outputs as described in the project documents in co-operation with Government of Lao PDR representatives and national counterparts. Kongpasa was Master Trainer of EBIT Consultancy Co., Ltd., of Lao PDR for the Training on Financial Analysis for MFIs/SCUs for BOL officials in the Lao PDR during 1st-5th November , hold in the Lao Woman Union Training Center, Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR, funded by the BOL-ADB “Catalyzing Microfinance for the Poor Project” (Japanese Fund.

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Income generation activity programmes and the Lao PDR experience by Barry Ison Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Challenge for Lao PDR. Income generation activity programmes and the Lao PDR experience book Like similar projects elsewhere, the rural electrification program in Lao PDR suffers from poor revenue yield from relatively large investments.

Electricity loads are usually low, and electricity use, to a large extent, is limited to lighting. Despite the high costs of both grid and off-grid expansion, much work Size: 2MB. Lao PDR The Human Capital Index (HCI) database provides data at the country level for each of the components of the Human Capital Index as well as for the overall index, disaggregated by gender.

The index measures the amount of human capital that a child Income generation activity programmes and the Lao PDR experience book today can expect to attain by given the risks of poor health and poor education that prevail in the country where she lives.

Current Projects in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic. (Since ) Income Security and Employment Promotion for Poverty Reduction (Total budget: ,) (Since ) Rural Women’s Economic Empowerment and Gender Equality through Enterprise Development (Total budget: 75,).

The Lao PDR has experienced rapid growth and poverty reduction through its openness to trade, investment, and integration to the regional and world economy. The country has also progressed in providing access to electricity and aims to have a 95% national coverage of electricity by Cited by: 1.

Key to Lao PDR’s private sector growth is development of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMES). The SME sector dominates economic activity in Lao PDR and accounts for substantial employment.

According to latest available data from the industrial census there areenterprises of which( percent) are small enterprises. Motivation for payments for ecosystem services in Laos 7.

Although illegal logging of rosewood (Dalbergia) has been rampant in NNT for several years (as it has throughout the region), Income generation activity programmes and the Lao PDR experience book logging is largely selective; it may not have significantly diminished the NPA’s watershed protection function.

About TAEC. Located in the UNESCO World Heritage town of Luang Prabang, Lao PDR, the Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre (TAEC) is a local social enterprise founded in to promote the appreciation and transmission of Laos’ ethnic cultural heritage and livelihoods based on traditional skills.

Income Generation for Chambers Understand what service a chamber or association can develop to generate revenues and how to develop and implement these outcome is a draft plan for the relevant organizations with specific tasks and activities to develop selected services. Participants About from LNCCI,CCI(LPB,CHP and other selected provincial chamber, ECCIL,ALGI,LHRA,LATA.

Income Generating Activities (IGAs) consist of small businesses managed by a group of people to increase their household income through livelihood diversification. After a group has been in a Saving Group (VSLA) scheme for 1 year, the group receives an introductory training to IGAs (“creation and management of small businesses”).

Economy of Laos. The economy of Laos is rapidly growing, as a result of decentralized government control and encouragement of private enterprise since Currently, Laos ranks Income generation activity programmes and the Lao PDR experience book the fastest growing economies in the world, averaging 8% a year in GDP growth.

It is also forecasted that Laos will sustain at least 7% growth through as y group: Developing/Emerging, Lower. In South East Asia, programmes in Lao PDR and Myanmar continue to strive to reduce levels of poverty and ensure food security.

National support to AD programmes had also experienced. A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the : Syviengxay Oraboune.

By categorizing households into three groups (rich, middle income, and poor) based on the Lao PDR development standard of USD per day/person (United Nations Development Programme, ), we used a systematic sampling approach to select households both for the survey and by: 3.

ADB has extensive experience in SME and private sector development in the Lao PDR. The first Private Sector and Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises Development Program was implemented from to In that program, the government implemented reforms aimed at reducing the cost of doing business in the Lao PDR, including enactment of.

The NGPES recommends improvement of women’s and young girls’ educational levels and opportunities for income-generation activities through skills training and microfinance. Rural youth are only mentioned briefly in the agricultural policies, and the NGPES does not specifically focus on vocational training centres with agricultural.

These relocated communities and households often faced difficulty finding enough land and enough capital to invest in their income generation activities. In Sangthong District was primarily comprised of Lowland Lao, with a small minority population of Kh’mu who were generally concentrated in house clusters on the outskirts of Ban Gua.

Targeted malaria elimination (TME) in Lao PDR (Laos) included three rounds of mass drug administrations (MDA) against malaria followed by quarterly blood surveys in two villages in Nong District at Savannakhet Province.

The success of MDA largely depends upon the efficacy of the anti-malarial drug regimen, local malaria epidemiology and the population by: Building resilience to climate change in the agriculture sector is a central issue in Lao PDR, where almost a third of GDP ( percent) is generated through the agriculture sector, and approximately 80 percent of the population is engaged in agricultural activities.

Lao PDR lags far behind these two countries with regard to general CDM activities and capacity building particularly. This study reviews the past and on-going activities in order to assess how far these activities have contributed to addressing the capacity needs of Cambodia, Lao PDR and Vietnam in promoting CDM activities in these countries.

Vientiane, (Lao PDR) - 24 March - Income Generation & Marketing (IGM) has become an increasingly vital component of UNODC's Alternative Development assistance to the Lao PDR.

IGM activity has proven to be highly effective in improving villagers' living conditions and increasing household incomes, particularly in settings where subsistence agriculture. The paper then provides a brief summary of landmine/UXO in Lao PDR and the national Lao PDR UXO programme before reviewing the relevant mine risk education and health and safety promotion literature.

Secondly, it outlines the steps taken to monitor and evaluate the Lao PDR programme and describes its data collection methods and findings in by: 3. Safe Migration Booklet for Migrants from Lao PDR. Date: Tuesday, October 3, There are approximatelyLaotian migrants working in Thailand which accounts for over half of all migrants from Laos PDR globally.

Their remittances are responsible for between 25 and 50 percent of the income of rural household in the country. The Consequences of AMR Education and Awareness Raising: Outputs, Outcomes, and Behavioural Impacts of an Antibiotic-Related Educational Activity in Lao PDR.

Department of Peace and Conflict Studies, University for Peace, P.O. Author to whom correspondence should be by: 4. case management in Lao PDR Presented by Donna Koolmees, Senior Technical Advisor (World Education, USAID Okard) Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR) USAID Okard Activity Goal: Improve and sustain the independent living and functional ability of persons with disabilities their policy and program development, research and potential.

In MCC did an evaluation of its program in the Lao PDR which confirmed what MCC country representatives had long maintained: MCC should be looking at projects that integrated all areas of development in village communities with a focus on the long-term and the sustainable.

Small-Scale Cricket Farming in Ban Hathviangkham, Laos cricket farming can be easily added to and integrated into many food security and income-generation programs of international NGOs.

Finally, further (applied) research needs to be undertaken, including the assessment of low-cost, locally available alternatives to commercial chicken feed.

General background of the Lao PDR and its rural sector General profile of the country and main socio-economic indicators The Lao People's Democratic Republic is a small country with a total land area of about km 2 and a population of about five million people (mid estimate), giving an overall population density of 20/km 2.

SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC REHABILITATION OF FORMER OPIUM POPPY-GROWING COMMUNITITIES – ALTERNATIVE LIVELIHOOD DEVELOPMENT IN LAO PDR A UNTFHS funded project implemented by the UN Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) February – June Beneficiary Success Stories Background.

As Lao PDR has moved from a command economy to a market economy, shortages of skilled manpower have been increasingly felt and have caused bottlenecks and deficiencies in service delivery. Low levels of education and vocational training, and lack of support for income-generating activities combine.

Measuring the impact of income-generating projects on women’s empowerment outcomes: Evidence from Rural Morocco1 Ola Aboukhsaiwan2 The Wharton School University of Pennsylvania May 2, Abstract Income-generating projects are used as a tool of.

03 lao pdr tracer study and impact assessment synthesis 1. Tracer Study of KAB Graduates and Impact Assessment of KAB Programme in Lao PDR Prepared by: Enterprise & Development Consultants Co., Ltd OCTOBER – JANUARY A.

Background InLaos PDR was selected as one of the pilot countries to participate in an impact assessment of the ILO “Know About Business” (KAB) Programme. Between andLao PDR planned and conducted a series of activities to develop its national influenza vaccine program as a part of its overall national immunization program.

In this paper, we review the underlying strategic planning for this process, and outline the sequence of activities, research studies, partnerships, and policy Author: A. Xeuatvongsa, J.A.

Mott, V. Khanthamaly, C. Patthammavong, K. Phounphenghak, M. McKinlay, S. Mirza. Despite the popularity and widespread implementation of school feeding programs, evidence on the impact of school feeding on school participation and nutritional status is mixed.

This study evaluates school feeding programs in three northern districts of the Lao People's Democratic Republic (Lao PDR). In Lao PDR for example, there is a need for rural industrialization and crop diversification programs, which are only now starting. In Myanmar, an entrepreneurial spirit is present, though people need the necessary skill sets to be able to take full advantage of rural income diversification and.

Poor dietary quality, particularly among vulnerable groups, continues to challenge the nutrition targets in Lao PDR. Despite significant progress, Lao PDR still has relatively high levels of malnourished children. In response to this, Lao PDR government has prioritised nutrition with the adoption of the National Nutrition Strategy and Plan of.

Etymology. The English word Laos was coined by the French, who united the three Lao kingdoms in French Indochina in and named the country as the plural of the dominant and most common ethnic group, the Lao people. English-speakers often mispronounce "Laos", falsely believing that it should be pronounced with a silent "s", however the "s" in Laos should not be g code: + Combined, these two individuals have over 40 years’ development experience of which some 35 years’ has been gained in the Lao PDR providing a robust multi-sectoral local knowledge base.

The company directors have an active role in all work undertaken by the company, and also provide specific technical consultant inputs as appropriate. The national level legislation, regulation and policy related to SWM in Lao PDR are described, while the waste generation, waste collection, waste composition, finance, intermediate treatment.

Author Administrator Posted on Septem J Categories Lao PDR Tags income generation, livelihoods, poultry Lakone Sitting here reminiscing three days before we hop on the plane to North America, we both can attest to the fact that the summer. Lao PDR Pediatric Project: Médecins du Monde Japon (MdMJ) Champasak:Education: Japan Supports the Empowerment of Disabled People in Lao PDR: Asian Development with Disabled Persons (ADDP) Vientiane Capital:J Health: Oral Health Service Program in Lao PDR: Organization of International.

Electricity pdf income generation: Evidence from Brazil. To dig deeper into these complex relationships, we look at a sample of nearly 2 million women and men in rural Brazil—a country that saw.policies and programmes Presentations Country case studies – share practical experience, lessons learned and best practices -Lao PDR “Capacity Building for Food Security and Better Nutrition” (GCP/LAO//ITA) and “Development of a National Nutrition Strategy, National Plan of.

DAI seeks a Chief ebook Party for the anticipated USAID-funded Laos Business Environment Activity. This is a full-time post open to US citizens, based in Vientiane for a period of five years.