COVID-19 deepens economic fallout in Laos | World | Vietnam+ (VietnamPlus)

Falling income and job losses put many more households at risk of falling into poverty amid rising inflation and the mounting cost of living in Laos.

by · Monday, 6 September 2021 · Laos, Vietnam

Laos accelerates agri output promotion

Agriculture production improvement will push forward poverty alleviation, human resource development in agriculture, forestry and rural development …

by · Wednesday, 21 July 2021 · Laos

Poverty rates in Laos continue to decline but progress under threat

However, many recent gains made against poverty are threatened by the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the Lao economy. The findings come from …

by · Wednesday, 21 October 2020 · Laos

Poverty rate continues downward trend to 18.3 percent

Vientiane Times/ANN – Poverty in Laos continues to decline as infrastructure accessibility has improved, particularly road electricity, clean water and …

by · Wednesday, 29 July 2020 · Laos, Thailand

World Bank approves additional funds for Laos poverty reduction

The World Bank’s Board of executive directors has approved additional funding of $22.5 million for Laos’ Poverty Reduction Fund-one of the Lao …

by · Thursday, 5 December 2019 · Laos