For the second consecutive year, a young video producer from Vietnam was selected as the winner of the ASEAN Youth Video Contest. Jos Quyen designed, developed and produced the video short entitled “Real Action, Real Volunteering,” which depicted youth volunteerism in Vietnam and its relation to the ASEAN Community spirit in a creative graphic animation form
The United States and the Lao PDR are working to reduce child stunting through USAID Nurture, a $3.7 million United States Government development project funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development. On February 3, the Lao government signed a memorandum of understanding with Save the Children, the prime implementing partner for the program.
DHAKA, January 24, 2017 – Today, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) together with Kasetsart University and Winrock International announced the winners of the Tech4Farmers Challenge that sought ways to improve the agricultural productivity and income of smallholder farmers in Bangladesh, Cambodia, Myanmar (Burma) and Nepal.
Announced at the Asia Agricultural Innovation Summit Series in Dhaka, the first winners of the regional challenge are:
Today, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and Chulalongkorn University, one of Thailand’s leading universities, signed a memorandum of understanding to collaborate on renewable energy planning and policy development in the Lower Mekong region. The partnership will focus on studying the impact of distributed solar energy pilot programs in order to promote the use of renewable energy resources in the region.
The U.S. Agency for International Development supports the Local Capacity Initiative project under the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) to improve access to quality HIV services for key populations in Lao PDR, Thailand and Vietnam.
Last updated: February 10, 2017