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Upland farming systems in the Lao PDR

Upland farming systems in the Lao PDR

problems and opportunities for livestock : workshop papers, Vientiane, 19-23 May 1997.

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Published by Dept. of Livestock and Fisheries in [Vientiane] .
Written in English

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  • Laos
    • Subjects:
    • Agriculture -- Laos -- Congresses.

    • About the Edition

      Papers presented at the Meeting on Upland Farming Systems in Lao PDR : Problems and Opportunities for Livestock, Vientiane, 19-23 May 1997.

      Edition Notes

      GenreCongresses.
      ContributionsMeeting on Upland Farming Systems in Lao PDR : Problems and Opportunities for Livestock (1997 : Vientiane, Laos)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 99/63723 (S)
      The Physical Object
      FormatMicroform
      Pagination1 v. (various pagings)
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL524301M
      LC Control Number98948623

      CiteSeerX - Document Details (Isaac Councill, Lee Giles, Pradeep Teregowda): Upland farming systems in the Lao PDR are complex and diverse. For promising agricultural technologies to be successful, they must be accompanied by new approaches to (a) integrate the technologies into the existing farming systems and (b) make markets accessible. To address the first of these issues, the Lao . 13 September Inception Workshop for Preparation of the Project: Climate Smart Agriculture Alternatives for Upland Production Systems in Lao PDR, at Vientiane Plaza Hotel, Vientiane; 3 September The meeting of the S ector Working Group on Agriculture and Rural Development (SWG-ARD), at MAF, Vientiane ; March

      Vientiane, September 13th — The Government of Lao PDR has partnered with the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) to implement a project entitled “Climate Smart Agriculture Alternatives for Upland Production Systems in Lao PDR”. The project approach works with and through Lao institutions to increase local capacity to trigger demand for nutritious food consumption at the household level; while also supporting smallholder farmers to increase the supply of nutrient-rich foods, and improve farm system management.

      Lao PDR Project Title Climate Smar t Agriculture alternativ es for upland production systems in Lao PDR GEF Agency(ies) FAO Agency ID FAO: GEF Focal Area(s) Climate Change Program Manager Fareeha Iqbal. 5/13/ Global Environment Facility (GEF) Operations. Biophysical Resource Systems in Upland Lao PDR T he upland communities of Lao PDR are typically composed of marginalized people living in severe poverty and are food insecure (WB , ADB ). They devote most of their economic and biophysical resources to growing rice, the country’s staple crop (Pandey et al., ). Paddy rice is grown.


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Government policy for upland rice cultivation 6 6. Research capacity in upland agriculture 7 7. Barriers to Agro-Ecological Intensification of Smallholder Upland Farming Systems in Lao PDR by Von Yi Yap 1, Phaeng Xaphokhame 2, Andreas de Neergaard 3 and Thilde Bech Bruun 4,* 1Cited by: 1.

The study was carried out in Northern Lao P.D.R. (), one of SE Asia’s least developed countries where shifting cultivation remains the main land use system of upland rural villages but is increasingly becoming more ork was conducted in in two upland villages of Khamu ethnicity: i) Navene consists of 76 households and is located in the northern province of.

Despite economic growth and declining poverty rates in Lao PDR, people living in remote upland areas experience significantly higher poverty rates and malnutrition than the rest of the population. In Phongsaly, 61,1% of children are stunted (low height for age) and in Luang Nam2%, compared to 19% in Vientiane.

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Report on a second advisory mission to the Lao-Swedish Upland Agriculture and Forestry Research Project by the Senior Farming Systems Research Advisor. August 1st to 31st David Gibbon Vientiane.

AugustSeptember   A cross-sectional study was conducted in in Luang Prabang and one lowland Savannakhet province of Lao PDR which differed in terms of climate, topography, farming systems, ethnicities and socioeconomic status (Holt et al., ). Luang Prabang and Savannakhet provinces were selected for their location and to represent typical upland (and.

The sections that follow apply a structure-agency lens to examine experiences of marginal farm households in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic’s (Lao PDR, or Laos) northern uplands in three distinct systems of resource allocation—in other words, three institutional or.

Responding to fall armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda J.E. Smith) with data, evidence and agroecological management options in Lao PDR is a research project funded through the CGIAR Research Program on Maize (MAIZE). It sees CIMMYT partner with the Laos Farmer Network (LFN) and the National Agriculture and Forestry Research Institute (NAFRI) to.

ces of nor thern upland areas of La o PDR under taken Innovative l ocally appropriat e gender-responsive CCA practice s and climate smar t livelihood opt ions for nor thern uplands producti on systems demonstrated, transfe rred and scaled up in two target pr ovinces of nor thern upland ar eas of Lao PDR (water-sa ving practice.

Understanding Food Security in Northern Laos An analysis of household food security strategies in upland production systems National Rice Research Program, NURiFaR P.O. Box:Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR. Tel: ; Fax: Website: Lao PDR. Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry.

In broad terms, there are two main farming systems: namely the lowland rainfed and/or irrigated farming systems of the Mekong flood plains and its tributaries, and the upland swidden agriculture system.

A third, smaller system, consists of horticultural crops and coffee. Laos resulting in declining upland rice (staple crop) yields and increasing poverty. Upland rice is the main crop grown in the highlands of northern Laos where rice is grown in slash-and-burn systems. The normal rotational system for upland rice in slash-and-burn systems is a single year of rice followed by two or more years of natural or weedy.

The NABP II identifies six generic farming (eco) systems in Lao PDR, each with its own unique agro-biodiversity characteristics: 1. Paddy Rice-Based Agro-Ecosystems. Flat or terraced, bunded rice land where standing water is maintained in the field for extended periods.

Integrated Agriculture Systems. Upland Agricultural Development in the context of Livelihoods, Watersheds & Governance in the Lao PDR iii Figures 1. The 8-step PLUP process for LUP/LA 5 2. Poor and very poor districts under NPEP 8 3. Flatland and uplands in Lao PDR 9 4. Comparative farming systems strategies for flatland and sloping land development 10 5.

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Smallholder Upland Farming Systems in Lao PDR V on Yi Y ap 1, Phaeng Xaphokhame 2, Andreas de Neergaard 3 and Thilde Bech Bruun 4, * 1 Department of. Farming systems in Laos can be broadly classified based on their occurrence in lowland, upland, and plateau environments (Table ).

In the lowlands, rainfed and irrigated farming systems are practised. In the sloping uplands, people have relied heavily on shifting cultivation.

1 Northern Agriculture and Forestry Research Centre 2 Lao-Swedish Upland Agriculture and Forestry Research Programme Introduction In the north of Lao PDR people live close to the nature and their main activity is growing rice. Shifting cultivation is the dominating practice and upland rice is the dominating crop on the sloping hills.Lao PDR: Rural and Agriculture Sector Issues Paper disaggregated agricultural systems.

Lao agriculture’s two broad farming systems, the lowlands and uplands, are taken to a further level of six agro-ecological zones to capture the appropriate extension in support of upland agriculture development, and building the capacity to.The Report Lao People’s Democratic Republic: Policy, Market, and Agriculture Transition in the Northern Uplands is the outcome of a close and fruitful cooperation between the World Bank, the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry of Lao PDR (MAF), and the Agence de Développement de France (AFD).

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