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Rice production Lao

The demand for rice is expected to grow substantially, as the population is currently growing at 2.5% per
year

Rice production in the country is subsistenceoriented. It is produced mainly by small farm households that
have an average farm size of less than 2 hectares. Although rice…

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Promotion

Genetic Engineering, for example strain of rice which are suited to Lao conditions and resistant to
drought
Improved nutrient management technology, such as the application of organic and inorganic
fertilisers
Planting varieties that are resistant to pests, this is cheaper and more sustainable that using
pesticides

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