Impact assessment

Extending rice crop yield improvements in Lao PDR: an ACIAR–World Vision collaborative project

Date released
30 October 2011
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David N. Harris


An assessment of the impact of an ACIAR–World Vision extension project on improving rice crop yields in southern Laos. The assessment shows there have been significant gains in food security for the adopting farmers, with widespread acceptance of the new rice varieties and improvement of wet-season rice yields.