VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/Asia News Network): Local farmers and members of the Parksarpmai Cooperative Group will be able to upgrade their livestock production, thanks to the support of an agricultural solutions company from South Korea, the Greengoods Company Limited.
Through the support of Greengoods Co Ltd, villagers will have a chance to get practice in producing feeds and organic fertiliser to boost the efficiency of agricultural production.
The company has provided laboratory equipment to enable practical research and development on how to produce eco-friendly livestock feed, organic fertiliser and solutions for poultry disease reduction to villagers and farmers of the Parksarpmai Cooperative Group.
The support aims at boosting efficiency in agricultural production, reducing animal mortality rate, and lessening the dependence on foreign products, especially fertiliser and animal feed.
The company, together with the Faculty of Agriculture of the National University of Laos and experts from South Korea, will perform research and development in creating microorganisms to decrease bacteria in animal food and its environs that cause disease.
A ceremony to hand over equipment for use in the production of eco-friendly animal feeds and organic fertilisers took place at Parksarpmai Cooperative Center.
The event was organised under the KOTRA’s Global ESG+ Program 2022. KOTRA is the Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agenc.
ESG stands for environmental, social, and governance standards. ESG considers the impact a company has on its employees, customers and the communities where it operates.
The Global ESG+ Program is a project to contribute to solving local social problems by supporting ESG activities of Korean companies, and to support the establishment of win-win cooperation with Laos beneficiaries.