One of the things that most impressed me about Luang Prabang was the prominence of sustainable businesses. These businesses are often run by expats working alongside the locals to improve the self-sustainability of the region.
Laos Buffalo Dairy– One example of this is Laos Buffalo Dairy, a dairy farm which rents buffalo from the surrounding farmers to vaccinate, nourish, and milk them. They produce a variety of delicious buffalo milk products at the same time as providing instructions to local farmers on how best to care for the animals, as well as the benefits of milking buffalo as a source of protein (which is especially important considering the impact of malnutrition on the country), all whilst delivering a source of sustainable income for the farmers.
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