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Laos: 10 Central and Southern Provinces Learn Rural Development
Source: kplnet.net
Source Date: Friday, June 18, 2010
Focus: Knowledge Management in Government, Institution and HR Management
Country: Lao People's Democratic Republic
Created: Jun 21, 2010

(KPL) The Steering Committee for National Rural Development and Poverty Reduction in cooperation with the Rural Development Office of Savannakhet province and the World Vision Laos held a training course on rural development.

The training was held at the provincial administration office of Savannakhet province on June 2-4. Present at the opening ceremony of the training were Vice-President of the Steering Committee for National Rural Development and Poverty Reduction, Mr. Mek Phanlack, and more than 100 trainees from the provincial and district rural development offices from 10 central and southern provinces. Vice-Governor of Savannakhet province, Dr. Souphanh Keomisay, said that Savannakhet province had invested in grassroots political building technically and financially and in rural development as well as in the development of economic and development model villages.

The trainees learned the government’s policy on rural development and poverty reduction, the management, monitoring and assessment of state investment projects and projects that are funded by foreign assistance and NGOs. They also learned about proposal writing and the analysis of community potentials for development projects and prioritise development projects in line with the National Socio-Economic Development Plan.
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