The Lao government has signed an agreement with the Muang Khong Clean Energy Co Ltd to develop solar power in Champasak province.
Electricite du Laos (EdL) is seeking to capitalise on the excess amount of electricity generated during the rainy season and is looking to sell it to more export markets.
Champasak provincial authorities have pledged to promote and strengthen agricultural production to take advantage of growing domestic demand in Laos as a result of the Covid-19 outbreak.
Lao agribusiness representatives have held talks with officials of the Lao National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LNCCI) to try to find solutions to various challenges and barriers.
The Lao National Disaster Prevention and Control Committee is helping farmers across the country to improve their cultivation techniques so that crops can better withstand drought and dry season yields can be increased.