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CARE International in Lao PDR (CARE Laos)

Poverty Alleviation in Remote Upland Areas (PARUA 3)

Last updated:2012-08-30 09:27:22

The development goal of PARUA is to "develop agriculture and the rural economy to reduce poverty," whilst the project goal is to "sustainably increase livelihood security among poor ethnic groups in remote upland areas".

Project objectives are detailed below:


·         To improve the performance of agricultural livelihood systems by providing households with an expanded range of viable and sustainable agricultural production options.


·         To improve the capability of households to take advantage of market opportunities and to improve their access to those markets.


·         To improve access to convenient water sources, and knowledge about basic nutrition and HIV/AIDS.


·         To improve communities` capacity to plan, implement and manage their own development activities and manage their natural resources.


·         To enhance the capacity and capability of District and Provincial level organisations to support village and community-based organisations` development efforts


Province & District of Project Activity:


Province                                    :           Sayabouly

District                                      :           Saysathan


Project Activity Sectors:



·         Agriculture, forestry and fisheries


Agricultural Training, Food Crop Production, Livestock Production

·         Community Development


Construction & Physical Infrastructure, Integrated Rural Development, Rural Community Development


·         Health Care


Family Planning & Reproductive Health, Nutrition, Traditional Health Care, Water Supply & Sanitation


·         Human Resources Development


Capacity Building, Gender Training, Management Training, Technical Training


·         Income Generation & Economic Development


Handicrafts, Income Generation Activity


·         Natural Resources & Ecology


Environment Protection


·         Social Development


Gender and Development





Project Start Date Project End Date Current Project Phase Current Phase Start Current Phase End Project Operational Budget
Oct 1st 2003 Mar 31st 2012 3 May 1st 2012 Apr 30th 2015 0

Project Coordinator Project Partners
Boris Frangi – Provincial Project Coordinator
(074) 212 018
There are no partners specified

Provinces and districts of project activity:

Provinces Districts
Xayaboury Province - saysathan

Sectors and sub-sectors of project activity:

Sectors Sub-sectors

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