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Elephant mothers and daughters heading to the water at Elephant Conservation Center (ECC) Sayaboury district, Laos

27/04/22

Kick start of the ELAOS project at the Elephant Conservation Center

In Laos, Tuberculosis (TB) and drug resistant TB represent a significant public health threat. Because of the restrictive measures and the strain on health systems for COVID-19 control, the pandemic has had a negative effect on the number of TB cases (diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up), causing a...

Textile factory on the outskirts of Vientiane where many young migrant women from the northern provinces of Laos come to work

22/04/22

A scientific paper on social and social changes related to the feminisation of migration in Laos

This new scientific article published in the journal Espace populations sociétés addresses issues related to the impacts of the ever-increasing mobility of women in Laos. It focuses on the intergenerational dynamics, the effect on family structures and relationships.

Salle de l'exposition Matrimoine au Centre culturel de la jeunesse de Luang Prabang

07/04/22

The "Matrimony" exhibition was presented in Luang Prabang

On 31 March and 1 April, the photographic exhibition "Matromony" was held at the Luang Prabang Children’s Cultural Centre. This event was very popular with the public, thanks to the series of augmented reality photographs.

Crisis Ahead

01/04/22

Call of Papers for the 7th ICIRD Conference “Disruption, Challenges and Resilience in Contemporary Southeast Asia”

The July 22 & 23, 2022 will held the 7th International Conference on International Relations and Development (ICIRD) in Chiang Mai (Thailand) “Disruption, Challenges and Resilience in Contemporary Southeast Asia”. Within the scope of the organization of this conference, the ICIRD team is looking for...

Concours ePoP video

30/03/22

ePoP 2022 Video Contest

ePoP 2022 Video Contest "Let us see how they feel"FROM 1 MARCH 2022 TO 1 MAY 2022

Repas d'une famille laotienne

29/03/22

A survey to help fight malnutrition

While malnutrition still affects many children in Laos, the government has decided to act. It wants to make therapeutic food products adapted to the tastes of Lao children. In this context, two doctors assigned by the UMR QualiSud and the IRD in Laos are going to carry out a field survey to...

Repas d'une famille laotienne

29/03/22

A survey to help fight malnutrition

While malnutrition still affects many children in Laos, the government has decided to act. It wants to make therapeutic food products adapted to the tastes of Lao children. In this context, two doctors assigned by the UMR QualiSud and the IRD in Laos are going to carry out a field survey to...

Ouverture de la Conférence sur la coopération UE-Mekong

17/03/22

EU-Mekong Cooperation Conference, Hanoi, 16 March 2022

The Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam and the European Union Delegation to Vietnam organized a conference on EU-Mekong cooperation on March 16, 2022, in a mixed in-person and virtual format.

Mise à feu des essarts en zone montagneuse, Laos

09/03/22

Black Carbon Webinar

On Friday 11 March, from 09:00 to 11:00 (French time), the third CoSavez-vous? scientific seminar will be held on the theme "Black Carbon: the dark side of human activity".

Prof. Warren Y. Brockelman (NSTDA) explique ses recherches sur la dynamique forestière aux ambassadeurs européens

02/03/22

European ambassadors visit Khao Yai National Park

On Saturday February 26, the French Ambassador and a delegation of European Union ambassadors made a visit in Khao Yai National Park to learn about the work of IRD and its partners.

Jean-Marc Dubost enquête sur le terrain à Elephant Conservation Center

15/02/22

PhD defense on self-medication of animals and traditional medicine

On Friday 18 February, Jean-Marc Dubost, PhD student in Eco-anthropology, will defend his thesis at the Musée de l'Homme in Paris. This thesis has been realized thanks to a 12 months field study in Laos.

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Fighting Dengue: Challenges and Recent Advances in Indonesia
The French Institute of Indonesia (IFI Jakarta) brought together specialists in vector-borne diseases on February 3 for a webinar entitled "Dengue fever in Indonesia: the challenges to be met".
The information meeting of the Rocket Laos project gathered more than 50 people. In photo (from left to right: Miss Keomoukda Phommachan, Khampasith Chanthavong, Norbert Silvera, Pascal Lovera, Éric Deharo)

02/02/22

ROCKET PROJECT: Information and recruitment stage for future cricket breeders

The Rocket project team gathered about 50 people to discuss some information about the project and its progress. Following this meeting, some women have applied to join.

Remise d'un kit d'échantillonnage des sols IRD au Laos

31/01/22

Handing over of equipment to DALaM and MouNoy Dev

Thanks to its close partnerships with Laotian structures, IRD is providing equipment to the DALaM research centre and to the MouNoy Dev strat-up.

Chercheurs réalisant un échantillonnage d'eau et de sédiments au Laos

20/01/22

Creation of six new research programs in Laos

In 2022, IRD is supporting the creation of five new research structures with activities in Laos. These research and training programs have various modes of operation and over a wide range of disciplinary fields (health, ecology, biology, geology, land use planning).

Installation d’un pluviographe sur fortes pentes (45%). Formation in situ des partenaires et étudiants. Na Noï district, Province de Nan, Nord Thailande. Projet : Soil Erosion in Agricultural Watershed (JEAI SEAWEED)

18/01/22

Creation of three new research programs in Thailand

In 2022, IRD is supporting the creation of three new research structures with activities in Thailand. These research programs have various modes of operation and cover a wide range of disciplines from geology to epidemiology.

Plastic Debris pollution plastique

18/01/22

Plastic marine debris in the nets of IRD, AFD and partners in Indonesia, and presentation of GDRI-South PASSPORT-2C

Plastic debris accumulated at sea represent a growing concern because of their potential impact on marine and coastal ecosystems. Where are such wastes concentrated? Which areas are most affected by the accumulation of macroplastics? What are the impacts of this pollution and related additives that...

couverture pollution

14/01/22 - 02/03/22

Exhibition “Plastic: Pollution and solution”

The documentary exhibition "Plastics: pollution and solutions" will tell us about the life of plastic from the place of production to the place of consumption in daily life, until it is dispersed in soil and water environments. Although addressing the situation in Vietnam but not limited to a...

Koh Talabeng, Krabi, Thailand

22/12/21

Lanta Bay Project: A new look at the maritime heritage history of Lanta Bay

After the discovery of archaeological remains last March, an interdisciplinary French-Thai scientific team carried out a campaign of excavation, surveys and interviews from 28 November to 14 December 2021. This expedition allowed for a more in-depth study of the sites previously identified in the...

Exposition photographique sur le thème "Vivre avec / Live with it" à l’Institut Français du Laos

10/12/21

A photographic exhibition on the topic "Vivre avec / Live with it" at the French Institute of Laos

The photographic exhibition features choreography by actors and dancers who artistically interpret IRD's ethnographic work on the everyday lives of people living with HIV in Laos.