Republic of Korea provides US$9 million for rural development

The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) and the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry signed a Record of Discussion online on November 1 to initiate the Integrated Rural Development Project in Champassask, Saravan and Xekong provinces.

The 5-year project is being implemented until 2025 with a total budget of US$9 million.

The project aims to develop participatory rural community for the successful implementation of the Sam Sang (Three Builds) directive of the government of Laos in line with the fundamentals of the Saemaul Undong (SMU, The New Village Movement) model.

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