Social and economic rehabilitation of former opium poppy-growing communities: Alternative livelihood development in Lao PDR

Duration: February 2007 – June 2011
Budget: US$2,412,550
Implementing Agencies: UNIDO, UNODC

To shore up the Government’s drug eradication efforts and to address the economic insecurity faced by rural farmers in the Oudomxay province, the programme contributed to the Government’s efforts to reduce personal and economic dependency on illicit drugs and supported farmers with alternative livelihoods.


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