WebNews 2017

Posted 18 May, 2017

Training Future Media Professionals

In March 2017, ProCEEd started training more than 20 students and teachers at the Mass Communication Department, Faculty of Letter, National University of Laos on the production of an environmental TV program. The students engaged in intensive production workshops on TV script writing, pre-production, props making and production. This will provide them with skills that will benefit their capacities, skills and future career in the TV industry. More...




Posted 5 May, 2017

Forest Guards Improve Village Livelihood by Protecting Gibbons

People's engagement is a key factor in the protection of wildlife in Laos. The Gibbon experience is therefore at the forefront of the last of five articles about wildlife conservation in Laos published in Vientiane Times and Paxason. More...




Posted 28 April, 2017

Why We Need Bats

Some wildlife species in Laos are in threatened by extinction. This reflects a concern of the third of five articles about wildlife conservation in Laos published in Vientiane Times and Paxason. This article focuses on some of the importance of protecting bats for the sake of rural people's livelihoods and balanced ecosystems. More...




Posted 21 April, 2017

Killing for Traditional Medicine 



Many wildlife species are in danger. This is a case in point for the third of five articles about wildlife conservation in Laos published in Vientiane Times and Paxason. This article focuses on some of the threats that endanger the survival of wild animals. More...



Posted 7 April, 2017

Wildlife in Laos - A Valued Treasure 



Many people value nature and wildlife as a treasure. This is a case in point for the second of five articles about wildlife conservation in Laos that was published in Vientiane Times and Paxason. This article focuses on the situation of wildlife in the country and what puts wild animals and plants in danger. More...



Posted 31 March, 2017

Laos - Wealth in Wild Animals and Plants 

This article is part of a series on wildlife protection published in Vientiane Times and Paxason. The articles are based on ten facts that cover a wide range of topics such as types of and threats to wildlife, illegal wildlife trade, hunting laws and things readers can do to protect wildlife. This first of five articles focuses on what wildlife means and the variety of habitats for wild animals and plants. More...



Posted 1 Feb, 2017

Environmental Documentary Program on LNTV Starts on 21 Feb, 2017


Lao viewers are invited to watch a new environmental documentary series broadcast on Lao National Television (LNTV) Channel 3 program "For the Environment" every Tuesday at 7:40, 15:40 and 20:40. The first episode of the documentary series is launched on Tuesday, 21 Feb 2017. It is about nature conservation in the Nam Kan National Protected Area in Bokeo Province where forest guards protect gibbons through preserving their habitat. More...



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Environmental Awareness Raising Activities Conducted by PONRE in Khammouane

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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!