Switzerland supports Agriculture and Forestry college reform
Switzerland provides USD 5.1 million to third phase of the project for the Support to the Reform of the Agriculture and Forestry Colleges in Lao PDR (SURAFCO). A respective agreement was signed by H.E. Dr. Phouang Parisak Pravongviengkham, Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Forestry and Mr. Tim Enderlin, Director of Cooperation for the Mekong Region of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC).+ Read More
Phnom Penh, 14 March 2017. Training disadvantaged young people with skills that are relevant to the job market is what the Skills Development Programme (SDP) is all about. The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) launched the flagship programme in Kratie, Stung Treng and Preah Vihear provinces recently. It aims to address vocational skills and employment issues in rural provinces with a view to increasing income and employment opportunities+ Read More
Ambassador Thomas Greminger, Deputy Director General of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and responsible for the South Cooperation Department visited Laos from 22nd to 27th January 2017. He was accompanied by the Ambassador of Switzerland to Lao PDR, Mr. Ivo Sieber, Mrs. Franziska Freiburghaus, Head of the East Asia Division at SDC, and Mr. Tim Enderlin, Director of the Mekong Region Program.
Ambassador Greminger visited different Swiss projects+ Read More
Press Release - Vientiane, 24 February, 2017
Vientiane, 24th February, 2017 – The Government of Switzerland in partnership with Sisanchai Sole Co., Ltd., has launched a call for the Lao Culture Challenge Fund(LCCF) cycle 3, open to the public. The LCCF will provide funding opportunities and training for organizations, business or civil society to promote cultural expressions in the Lao PDR under the theme, from Lao, for Lao. Application deadline is+ Read More