At the beginning of December 2022, CARE International in Lao PDR held a Kick-Off Meeting of the Sustainable Production and Ethnic Responsible and Women Empowered Coffee Value Chain Project at Vientiane Capital. The purpose is to plan the implementation of project activities among CARE, the government, and international partners. In addition, the participants visited two target villages of the project in Dak Cheung District, Sekong Province, in order to meet and discuss with coffee production groups about environmentally sustainable coffee production.