Photo story: We trust rice

UNDP Lao PDR/Tock Soulasen Phomm

Local rice farmer working at one of the project sites.

UNDP Lao PDR/Tock Soulasen Phomm

Often, vulnerable communities are located in areas of poor or marginal soils, which increases pressure for agricultural land expansion.

UNDP Lao PDR/Tock Soulasen Phomm

These farmers produced between 3.8 and 4.3 tons per hectare, which represents an increase of more than 25% compared to their yields before the intervention.

UNDP Lao PDR/Tock Soulasen Phomm

Jack C. Nugent