Helvetas is an independent organization for development based in Switzerland with affiliated organizations in Germany and the United States. Helvetas supports poor and disadvantaged women, men and communities in about thirty developing and transition countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America and Eastern Europe. More information about Helvetas in Laos Laos: https://www.helvetas.org/en/laos
DakDae is collaborating with Regional BioTrade project of Helvetas since February 2019. The partnership established with an aim to promote sustainable BioTrade in Lao PDR.
Based on UNTAD’s definition (https://unctad.org/en/Pages/DITC/Trade-and-Environment/BioTrade.aspx)
BioTrade means “Products which are collected, produced, transformed and commercialized and are derived from species of native biodiversity under the criteria of environmental, social and economic sustainability”