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Rice: The fabric of life in Laos

A report about the challenges and achievements of the rice sector in Laos. The report covers the challenge of establishing a reliable supply of rice in Laos, the challenges of farmers' lives, and personal stories. It also discusses wealth rankings in Ban Lak Sip; training methods; genetic conservation and biodiversity; improved rice varieties; rice bugs; and the future of sustained rice production.

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Field Value
Document type Reports, journal articles, and research papers (including theses and dissertations)
Language of document
  • English
  • Agricultural management systems and technologies
  • Agricultural production
  • Agriculture
  • Rice
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
Copyright Yes
Access and use constraints

IRRI books that were published in early 2007 predate IRRI's creative commons policy, and have "Copyright International Rice Research Institute" statement can be considered to have a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported license.

Version / Edition 1.0
License CC-BY-4.0
Author (individual) Gorsuch, Joyce
Publisher International Rice Research Institute
Publication date 2002
Date uploaded June 3, 2015, 17:59 (UTC)
Date modified December 9, 2018, 07:48 (UTC)