Partners & donors

One project, two donors

The EFICAS project is jointly implemented by:

  • The CIRAD (Agricultural Research for Development, France). More information on CIRAD here
  • The DALaM (Department of Agricultural Land Management, Laos) under the MAF (Lao Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry). More information on DALaM here

The EFICAS project is co-funded by:

  • The European Union (EU) under the Lao PDR Global Climate Change Alliance Program (GCCAP). More information on the Lao PDR GCCA Program here
  • The French Development Agency (AFD) as a R-D component on Conservation Agriculture within the Northern Upland Development Program (NUDP). More information on AFD activities in Lao PDR here  and on NUDP Program here

In short:

  • One team (CIRAD + DALaM)
  • Common goals (improve northern upland village communities livelihood and resilience to climate change)
  • Same approach (3 work packages)
  • Two donors that are complementary on:
    • The intervention area: activities in Luang Prabang and Houaphan provinces funded by the EU-GCCA and activities in Phongsaly, Xieng Khouang and Sayabouri provinces funded by the AFD
    • The criteria and indicators used to evaluate project impact on communities livelihood (AFD) and resilience to climate change (EU)

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