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Employment and Livelihoods
The 4th National Human Development Report
The report constructs human development indicators for different provinces. This has led to identifi ed regional disparities in Human Development across provinces. The findings call for a greater attention at strengthening sectors that will generate employment opportunities for the poor, women and youth workers, promoting regionally spread and diversifi ed economic activities and creating an environment for the national private sector and small and medium enterprises to grow in a sustainable ...
Lao PDR - 2009
International Trade and Human Development
The third NHDR analyzes international trade and human development. Increasing international trade can benefit the economy and people of Lao PDR. But the benefits will depend on the nature and terms of trade, on government policy, and on the policies of trading partners. A small open economy is also vulnerable to external shocks that threaten human development. The report analyzes trade in goods, trade in services, and transit trade. There there is also some analysis of ‘informal trad...
Lao PDR - 2006
Advancing Rural Development
Given that eighty percent of the population of Loa PDR are rural, the report argues that advancing development in the rural areas is crucial for Lao. The report takes an in-depth look at all aspects of rural society including the different types of agricultural systems, from wet rice paddies to uplands forestry and the impact of opium and unexploded ordnance on development. The report assesses the strengths and weaknesses of current government policies towards rural development and conclude...
Lao PDR - 2001
General Human Development Report
The biggest strength of this report is that it clearly provides a comprehensive profile of the state of human development in the country. Such a profile simply must be of great use for the Lao government and its development partners as a source of information and inspiration for policy dialogue and planning. The report also focuses on the importance of translating economic growth into human development, a vital challenge for Lao PDR. Moreover, it provides a very interesting disaggregated Huma...
Lao PDR - 1998