Laos, (/ˈlɑːoʊs/, /ˈlaʊs/, /ˈlɑːɒs/, or /ˈleɪɒs/; Lao: ລາວ, Lāo) officially the Lao People's Democratic Republic, (Lao: ສາທາລະນະລັດ ປະຊາທິປະໄຕ ປະຊາຊົນລາວ, Sathalanalat Paxathipatai Paxaxon Lao) or commonly referred to its colloquial name of Muang Lao (Lao: ເມືອງລາວ, Muang Lao) is a landlocked country in the heart of the Indochinese peninsula of Mainland Southeast Asia, bordered by Myanmar (Burma) and China to the northwest, Vietnam to the east, Cambodia to the south, and Thailand to the west.

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51st TARF Public Lecture Successfully Held on September 12

The 51st TARF Public Lecture entitled "Exploring the Diversity of Tropical Fruit Trees Around the World" was successfully held at the Ishigaki City Health and Welfare Center on Tuesday, September 12, 2023. The event was attended by 52 people.

Animation Video “Protein intake of Rural People in Lao PDR and Sustainable Measures to Address Protein Deficiency” in JIRCAS Channel

JIRCAS has released an animation video featuring the results of the “Multiple use of regional resources in semi-mountainous villages” project in Laos. The video is expected to be used for educating Lao farmers and for policy making by the Lao government and international development agencies.

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広報JIRCAS (11)

国立研究開発法人国際農林水産業研究センター, 広報JIRCAS. 11 ( )

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ຄູ່ມືການລ້ຽງປາ ໃນນາເຂົ້າ & ໜອງປາ ນຳໃຊ້ໂດຍຊາວປະມົງລາວ

ສູນຄົ້ນຄວ້າຊັບພະຍາກອນທີ່ມີຊີວິດທາງນໍ້າ (LARReC), ສູນຄົ້ນຄວ້າສາກົນດ້ານກະເສດສາດແຫ່ງປະເທດຍີ່ປຸ່ນ (JIRCAS), Manual and Guideline. 3 ( )

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Manual for fish culture in rice paddy & earthen pond using Lao fishes

Living Aquatic Resources Research Center (LARReC), Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences (JIRCAS), Manual and Guideline. ( )

manual_guideline3-9_-.pdf411.38 KB

Potential and Efficiency of Underused Agricultural and Fishery Resources in Laos

Shinsuke Morioka, Katsumi Hasada, Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences, National Agriculture and Forestry Research Institute (NAFRI), National University of Laos (NUoL), Vientiane, Lao P.D.R., JIRCAS Working Report. 90 ( )

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国立研究開発法人国際農林水産業研究センター, 広報JIRCAS. 2 ( )

jircas_2.pdf6.51 MB


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