Over half a century ago, Lao PDR began its journey to become a modern nation and committed itself to long-term development ambitions. It has delivered electricity, schools, roads, and has become an important energy exporter.
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May 4, 2015 — Primary schools in Lao PDR will receive $16.8 million over four years to support a new method for teaching children how to read under the second Global Partnership for Education grant.Read More »
April 29, 2015 — $15 million in additional funding will supplement ongoing environment initiatives to help Lao PDR improve and expand the management of protected forests and wildlife areas. Read More »
April 28, 2015 — Growth is projected to slow down to about 6.4% in 2015 from 7.5% in 2014. Investment in the power sector continues to be strong but will be offset by flat output in mining. Read More »