The Agro-Biodiversity Project

TABI – The Agro-Biodiversity Initiative is a long-term program of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry of the Government of the Lao PDR and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC). The goal of the program is to raise the status of, and integrate agro-biodiversity as key component in the development policies, practices and scenarios of the country. > Read more

What is agro-biodiversity?

Agro-biodiversity is the ‘variety and variability of animals, plants and micro-organisms that are used directly or indirectly for food, livelihoods and incomes, including crops, livestock, forestry and fisheries, and comprising the diversity of genetic resources (species, varieties and breeds) used and sold for food, fodder, fibre, fuel and medicine. Read more about agro-biodiversity

Where does TABI work?

The Agro-Biodiversity Initiative (TABI) currently works in villages and districts in three northern provinces of the Lao PDR:
1) Luang Prabang
2) Houaphan
3) Xieng Khouang

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