Project Objectives

ProCEEd aims at improving the knowledge, attitudes and practices related to the environment, biodiversity and climate change in selected target areas in Laos through communication and education. ProCEEd assists the Government of the Lao PDR (GoL) in counterbalancing climate change and environmental risks by effective environmental education and communication. Thus, rural target groups should be empowered to better mitigate and adapt to climate change and risks, and protect biodiversity and the environment in general. An overview of recent and planned activities relatived to this objective can be found in the ProCEEd project flyer. In line with this objective, the following indicators of success have been developed:


  1. The personnel in the Department of Environmental Quality Promotion (DEQP) in MoNRE and other related decision-makers (staff of local authorities subordinate to MoNRE and in its other departments) have gained 80% more knowledge about environmental protection and improved their attitudes towards it by 50% compared with 2012.
  2. Representative surveys conducted as part of KAP studies before and after media campaigns with equal participation by men and women show a 60% increase in knowledge about, and a 45% improvement in attitudes towards the issues of environmental protection, biodiversity conservation and adaptation to climate change in selected target groups at national level and in Sayaboury, Houaphan and Khammouane provinces.
  3. Gender-based surveys conducted as part of KAP studies before and after non-formal environmental education activities with equal participation by men and women show a 75% increase in knowledge about, a 60% improvement in attitudes towards, and a 35% improvement in practices with regard to the issues of environmental protection, biodiversity conservation and adaptation to climate change in selected target groups in Sayaboury, Houaphan and Khammouane provinces.


ProCEEd is one out of four modules of the Lao-German programme Sustainable Climate-friendly Management of the Environment and Natural Resources (SusCliME) which has the following objective: "Poor families in the programme areas increase their income and improve their living conditions through the sustainable use of natural resources, which is geared towards preventing deforestation and protecting biodiversity".


Priority Area Rural Development in Poor Regions of Lao PDR
Programs Sustainable Climate-friendly Management of the Environment and Natural Resources (SusCliME) Poverty-oriented Regional Rural Development

Technical Cooperation

Modules

Climate Protection through Avoided Deforestation (CliPAD),
Technical & Financial Cooperation Modules
Integrated Nature Conservation and Sustainable Natural Resource Management in the Hin Nam No Region (HNN NBCA) Support to the Lao-EU FLEGT Process (ProFLEGT) Promotion of Climate-related Environmental Education (ProCEEd) various modules

Financial Cooperation

Modules

CliPAD Integrated Conservation of Biodiversity and Forest (ICBF)



The SusCliME program is embedded in one of two priority areas of Lao-German Development Cooperation, namely Rural Development in Poor Regions of Lao PDR. In order to address jointly defined challenges and utilize potentials in the mentioned priority area, the Lao and German Governments have agreed on the following overall goal for the priority sector strategy: "The living conditions for the rural population in poor regions of the Lao PDR have sustainably improved with a positive impact on the conservation of natural resources."

 

NEWS

Second Survey on Environmental Awareness in Laos

As a follow-up to the 2012 KAP survey, ProCEEd launched a post-KAP in November 2016. It will compare results from 2012 with the ones from 2016. More...

Comic Book and Illustrations on Wildlife Conservation

ProCEEd published a comic book and a series of illustrations on wildlife conservation used on the 2016 Environmental Tour. More...

Training on Provincial Environmental Radio Programs

ProCEEd trained journalists from radio stations in Khammouane and Houaphan on environmental radio program productions. More...



ENVIRONMENTAL FILMS



You can now watch 12 professionally produced documentary films broadcast on LNTV in 2017. Three or four episodes of 15 minutes each make up for a mini-series that focuses on a specific topic, e.g. wildlife or forest protection. More films supported by ProCEEd and other GIZ projects are shown as well.

ENVIRONMENTAL RADIO



You can listen in to selected radio programs produced by LNR Khammouane in Thakek and Boualapha as well as by LNR Huaphan in Sam Neua and Houameuang. Some of them have even been translated into Khmu and Hmong language. Three 15-min episodes make up for a mini-series that focuses on a specific topic.

ENVIRONMENTAL TOURS



At the provincial and district level, Environmental Tours with entertaining environmental education activities regularly tour four provinces and Vientiane Capital. A bus and a truck using solar-powered equipment facilitate film, theatre and local learning and discussion initiatives. Don’t miss the tour!