Lao Uplands Forum
November 2017 – March 2018
The forum takes form of a series of round table and consultation meetings organized from November 2017 to March 2018 in Vientiane, and will culminate with the Lao Uplands Conference 2018 organized in Luang Prabang from 5 to 7 March 2018. Finally, the main messages that will come out of the forum will be discussed by government officers and development partners during a SWG-ARG meeting organized in March 2018.
The context of Lao uplands
The uplands of Lao PDR are defined as an area of multi-dimensional marginality, characterised by remoteness, diverse ethnicity, language, and culture, with a comparatively high level of poverty… read more
Why a Lao Uplands Forum now?
From 2011 to 2015, the Northern Uplands Development Programme (NUDP) supported a long series of consultations that involved a large range of “uplands stakeholders” and led to the Lao Uplands… read more