Today, CARE International in Lao PDR met with Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry for the signing of the Memorandums of Understanding for the Women Empowerment for Climate Resilience (WECR) Project, which CARE will be implementing in 20 villages in Mai, Samphan and Khoua Districts, Phongsaly Province, with the support of the Danish Telethon, Denmark.

The project aims to enhance the adaptive capacity of smallholder farmers. Particularly ethnic women, in adapting to sustainable climate change through the implementation of Community adaptation action plan and apply scientific climate information as well as local climate knowledge, weather information consultation, agro-agriculture, capacity building, and seasonal calendar which will be implemented from now until 31 December 2024.

This is an exciting opportunity for us to support communities to make the changes they want to see.