Attending the handover ceremony of equipment worth 50,000 USD recently took place in Vientiane were representatives of the Department of Agricultural Land Development and Management, the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry and the Indian Ambassador to Laos Dinkar Asthana, under the witness opinion of Minister Phet Phomphiphak.

Speaking at the ceremony, Ambassador Dinkar Asthana said the project lasted 10 months, using equipment provided by the Indian government and the reciprocal land fund of the Lao government. He also expressed his belief that Lao soil will receive good quality organic fertilizer when equipped with a laboratory funded by India, which is expected to benefit more than 100,000 people.

Lao Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Phet Phomphiphak expressed gratefulness for the funding because it helps Laos strengthening the capacity to analyze agricultural land deployed over the years, contribute to green and sustainable development of the domestic agricultural sector. It is expected that the Indian government will sponsor Laos to implement green Amomum villosum plant projects in Champasak province, and raise goats in Vientiane province that worth 150,000 USD.

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