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U.S. Partners with Lao Farmers to Support and Expand Trade

VIENTIANE, LAOS – The United States is collaborating with Laos to improve the livelihoods of farmers and expand the trade of Lao agricultural products.  On July 10, 2019 in Vientiane, the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry of Lao PDR and WinrockInternational signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to expand programs designed to strengthen local farmers ...
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U.S. Supports Young Scientists from Lower Mekong Countries in Fight Against Mosquito-Borne Diseases

VIENTIANE, LAO PDR — The United States continues to share knowledge and collaborate with young Lao scientists on important health challenges.  On July 1, 2019, officials from the U.S. Embassy, Lao Ministry of Health, and the National University of Laos welcomed a group of 33 scientists from Laos, Cambodia, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam to celebrate ...
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U.S. Celebrates Independence Day With Lao Leaders

VIENTIANE, LAO PDR — To celebrate the 243rd anniversary of American independence, the U.S. Embassy hosted Lao government leaders and other guests at a hotel in Vientiane on July 2, 2019.  The theme of this year’s event celebrated voting rights, specifically highlighting the 100th anniversary of women receiving the right to vote in the United ...
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