See also:


on-going (Global)- The Global Partnership onĀ  Alternative Development (GLO/I44)

on-going (New)- Increasing Food Security and Promoting Licit Crop Production and Small Farmer Enterprise Development in the Lao PDR (XSPK26)

on-going A balanced approach to opium elimination in Lao PDR: Programme Facilitation Unit (LAO/F13)

on-going Social and economic rehabilitation of former opium poppy growing communities in Oudomxay Province (LAO/I28)

on-going Houaphan alternative development programme module - HADP (LAO/H98)

on-going Phongsaly Alternative Development Fund - PADF (LAO/I32)


Lao PDR: Phongsaly handicraft producers receive training for enhanced Alternative Income Generation & Marketing activities (24 March 2010)

UNODC launches new Alternative Development and Food Security Project in Oudomxay province (23 March 2010)

Lao families rise out of poverty and opium addiction to prosperity (8 January 2010)

LCDC and UNODC sign a MoU for development cooperation
(30 November 2009)

Drug control officials, diplomats visit Phongsaly (30 November 2009)
UNODC Lao PDR briefs the international community on the Impact of the Global Financial Crisis on Opium Production and the Illicit Drug Situation (28 October 2009)

Related Documents

AD Programme Overview

Sustainability and Integration:

Expected Outcome:

  • Alternative Development efforts are sustained and integrated into the mainstream development.

Expected Output:

  • Awareness on illicit crop cultivation raised among local communities as well as civil society.
  • Partnership and networking increased.
  • Narcotic crop elimination objective mainstreamed into broader development and poverty reduction framework of national agencies and the private sector.