This technical document investigates the capacity of the national hydrological and meteorological services (NHMSs) in Lao PDR and recommends improvements through a regional approach. Initial assessments in the report show the cost-effectiveness of strengthening national hydro-meteorological services through regional cooperation for reducing adverse impacts of natural hazard-induced disasters and climate change which know no national boundaries.
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Topics: Agriculture and Food, Health, Land Use Management, Forestry, Energy, Tourism, Water, Science, Adaptation, Technology, Risk Reduction/Management
Type of material: Analytical-Technical Document
Publication date: 2013