Asia and the Pacific is the most disaster-prone region in the world. It is also home to a number of ling-running conflicts that exact a human toll.Full review
The Ministry of Planning and Investment, through the Lao Statistics Bureau, conducted the Lao Population and Housing census in 2015. This census is the fourth in a series of periodic censuses being undertaken in this country every 10 years starting from 1985. The data collection for this census took place on 1-7 March 2015. Funding for the Census comes mainly from the Lao Government with support from the Chinese Government as well as from international organizations which include the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), World Bank (WB), and United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) .Full review
The Population Situation Analysis (PSA) presented in this document is representative of UNFPA’s commitment to mainstream population dynamics, reproductive health and gender issues into the Country Programme and national development strategies and plans.
This report in particular is to ensure that the 8th NSEDP could address population dynamics, taking into account the changes of population that needs to be considered in the 5-year period in order to achieve socio-economic goals.Full review