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General Information about CPC-L

The Cleaner Production Center Lao PDR (CPC-L) was established by the Ministry of Industry and Commerce in closed cooperation and supported by the United Nation for Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) in October 2010.



Development Objective: To alleviate poverty in Lao PDR (MDG 1) and to promote the country’s environmental sustainability (MDG 7) by increasing industrial productivity and competitiveness and by reducing industry’s environmental and worker health and safety impacts.

Immediate Objective: To increase the adoption of Resource Efficiency and Cleaner Production concepts and practices in Service and Lao manufacturing enterprises in the targeted export-oriented sectors.