Opening ceremony for Responsible Agriculture Investment Project “RAI”

In the morning of August 11, 2020 Crowne Plaza Vientiane has launched the Responsible Agriculture Investment: (RAI) by Co-chair between Mr. Outakeo KEODUANGSINH, Director General of Investment Promotion Department, Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) and Mr. John Meadows, LEI Director, Team leader of Mekong Regional Land Governance (MRLG) Project and participants from Public sectors and official from MPI.

In the past, the MRLG project has provided funding to the Investment Promotion Department, Ministry of Planning and Investment, to develop guidelines for considering investment approvals and mechanisms for managing land leases or concessions for agricultural crops. Phase 2 of this project will continue to the implementation of the guidelines on the consideration and approval of investments and mechanisms for the management of land leases or concessions for agricultural crops and the development of policy and policy recommendations on “contract farming”.