Gender Assessment of the Waste Management Sector in Lao PDR

Gender Assessment of the Waste Management Sector in Lao PDR

World Bank Group – Environmental Waste Management Project The World Bank is preparing a project support the Lao Government’s Green Growth Vision. Aiming to build capacity in waste management, the project team recognizes that project effectiveness can be improved by an analysis of the gender dimensions as well as an […]

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Trash Talk

Trash Talk

The Lao New Year – Pi Mai – is almost upon us and the Civitas team are working hard to complete our work before the office closes for a week of what is going to be yet another very quiet and very dry Pi Mai. Whilst Covid-19 again is affecting […]

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Emma: The French Connection

Emma: The French Connection

Setting up a new consultancy company dedicated to social research and community engagement during a global pandemic, developing a strong client base and making it financially viable was apparently not challenging enough for the previous Civitas Managing Director, Emma Pelletreau. It was time to take Civitas to the next level: […]

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Happy New Year from Team Civitas

Happy New Year from Team Civitas

Happy New Year from all the team at Civitas!   We are back after a short break and ready to start 2022 off with some new exciting projects as well as continuing our ongoing work.   Our cookstove project is back to full speed as we are now able to access most provinces. The team distributed 900 units in December and are kicking […]

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HappyTaps- Handwashing for All

HappyTaps- Handwashing for All

Enabling people to protect themselves against infectious diseases including Covid-19 HappyTap – WaterSHED Holdings Pte Ltd   Civitas has partnered with HappyTap, developer and manufacturer of portable handwashing stations. Together Civitas and HappyTap aim to set a new normal for hand hygiene in schools, health facilities, offices, communities and homes. […]

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Evaluation of the LABoratory Project – Capacity Building of Organisations of the Blind under the Framework of the World Blind Union, Asia Pacific

Evaluation of the LABoratory Project – Capacity Building of Organisations of the Blind under the Framework of the World Blind Union, Asia Pacific

Danish Association of the Blind (DAB) The Danish Association of the Blind supports the capacity building of Lao Association for the Blind focusing on advocacy and awareness raising for the inclusion of blind and partially sighted people, and strengthening their ability to act as spokespeople for their own rights. Civitas […]

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The Latest News from Team Civitas

The Latest News from Team Civitas

After another lockdown where we all had to work from home, Team Civitas are happy to be back in the office. While Covid-19 related travel restrictions have put strict limits on our abilities to conduct in-person fieldwork, we have developed a successful strategy to conduct remote data collection in both […]

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Community consultations regarding plantation expansion, carried out in 14 villages using production forest area land

Community consultations regarding plantation expansion, carried out in 14 villages using production forest area land

Burapha Agro-Forestry Company Limited Burapha Agro-Forestry is a Lao-Swedish wood product manufacturing company, with its own sawmill, processing facilities and plantations based in the Lao PDR. With a strong commitment to managing and expanding the business in a sustainable manner, Burapha believes that balancing the economic, environmental, and social responsibilities […]

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Your Life Your Choice – development of an adolescent peer-to-peer education package on sexual, reproductive health and rights

Your Life Your Choice – development of an adolescent peer-to-peer education package on sexual, reproductive health and rights

Care International Laos Care International, a humanitarian organisation, addresses the high rates of early marriage and adolescent pregnancy in Lao PDR through a variety of programmes. Civitas has developed a peer-to-peer education manual, a training guide and supporting IEC materials to reduce early marriage through improved knowledge about sexual and […]

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