Luxembourg injects 23m euro to develop rural areas

The government of Luxembourg has granted 23 million euro (205 billion kip) to Laos to carry out local development projects in four target provinces. The programme aims to improve infrastructure and nutrition, ease poverty, and bolster sustainable environmental management as outlined in the 8th national socio-economic development plan.
The target provinces are Borikhamxay, Bokeo, Khammuan and Vientiane. The project will run for five years from now until 2021. The Ministry of Planning and Investment, through the Planning and Investment Department and the four provincial Planning and Investment Departments, will execute the programme in collaboration with the Luxembourg Development Cooperation Agency.

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