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Village management keeps bamboo thriving
Sustainable forest resource management to improve rural living standards is the aim of the Upland Research Development and Capacity Programme funded by the government of Sweden.
The programme is being implemented by the National Agriculture and Forestry Research Institute. Part of the programme's work has been to help the people of Mixay village in Namor district, Oudomxay province, who have traditionally harvested bitter bamboo shoots in local woodlands.
NAFRI Newsletter and Journal on the web
NAFRI produces a range of information and materials on a regular basis. Two of these are the NAFRI Newsletter and the Lao Agriculture and Forestry Journal. The NAFRI newsletter comes out every month and is intended to update provincial and district staff on new events, technologies or recommendations from NAFRI. The journal provides a forum for researchers to share and publish their research
To view the newsletter and journal click here
Last Updated (Tuesday, 07 July 2009 15:59)
Improving rural communication and information systems in Lao PDR
Over the last 8 months NAFRI has been working with a range of partners to improve farmers’ and extension agents access to information. This is most notably carried out through the NAFRI-NAFES Working Group on Agriculture Information Management. The working group and its activities has been approved by the Director General’s of both NAFRI and NAFES and support for activities is carried out through SDC and Sida.
Last Updated (Saturday, 27 June 2009 10:30)
2nd International Conference on Sustainable Sloping Lands Management
NAFRI held the 2nd international conference on Sustainable Sloping Lands and Watershed Management was held from December 12-15, 2006 in Luang Prabang, Lao PDR. More than 250 participants attended from 18 countries in the region and the world. At the conference, 44 presentations were made as well as more than 30 posters presented on innovative research and development activities in the uplands.
Last Updated (Friday, 26 June 2009 09:10)
2009 ASEAN Rubber Conference
Recognized as the region’s premier Natural Rubber event, ARC 2009 is a one-stop-centre for the natural rubber industry players to learn, experience and network.
The Objectives of ASEAN Rubber Conference:
Last Updated (Friday, 26 June 2009 09:29)