The Lao civil society organisation SLKA (Support Local Knowledge Association) has been established in 2013 and officialy registered in 2021. SLKA is dedicated to “improve the livelihoods of rural communities without any discrimination. In particular, support to sustainable agriculture and food security, access to health services, access to education and knowledge, support income generating activities in a sustainable environment”. Since 2013, CCL is accompanying and supporting the creation and the strengthening of SLKA.