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Lao Government Delegation Visits Vietnam Nutrition Experts ahead of National Institute of Nutrition Launch

HANOI, VIETNAM – From February 18 to 22, 2019, senior Lao government officials visited Vietnam’s National Institute of Nutrition (NIN), a center of excellence for nutrition in the region. Their visit occurred in advance of the highly anticipated launch of the new National Institute of Nutrition in Laos, and was made possible with support from ...
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United States and Laos Launch New Intellectual Property Web Portal

VIENTIANE, LAO PDR – On February 20, 2019 the United States and Lao governments officially launched an intellectual property web portal at the Ministry of Science and Technology in Vientiane. The launch was co-chaired by Mr. Daniel Fitzpatrick, Chief of Party, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) LUNAII project, and PhD. Khanlasy Keobounphanh, Director General, ...
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U.S. Partners with Lao Government to Strengthen Aircraft Financing

VIENTIANE, Lao PDR – On February 20, approximately forty Lao government officials along with officials from the United States and Vietnam, participated in a seminar on the Cape Town Convention to discuss best practices for strengthening the business environment related to aircraft ownership and financing in the Lao PDR.  This seminar was organized by the ...
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U.S. Charity Supports Socially Responsible Dairy Business in Luang Prabang

LUANG PRABANG, Lao PDR – On February 14th, 2019 representatives from the U.S. charitable organization Spirit of America and the U.S. Embassy officially handed over more than $10,000 in equipment and support to the Laos Buffalo Dairy in Luang Prabang. The Laos Buffalo Dairy is an American co-owned business in Luang Prabang that rents buffalos ...
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