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Agriculture accounts for half of Lao national economic output, directly supporting 80-85 per cent of its population. The main constraint to agricultural development is a shortage of arable land; amounting to only 4 per cent of the total, three-quarters of which is planted to rice. For the first time in its modern history, national self-sufficiency in rice although regional shortages are still endemic in some areas, especially the north.
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