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  • Turning Land into Capital for Whom? Crises and Alternatives of Land Commodification in Laos

    On August 3rd, 2017, the Central Committee of the Lao Peoples Revolutionary Party (hereafter, the Party) the only legally permitted political party and the dominant political i...

  • Introduction to Special Issue on "Land Governance in Laos"

    In recent years there has been considerable controversy in the Lao Peoples Democratic Republic (Lao PDR or Laos) regarding decisions by the government to issue long-term land co...

  • Agribusiness Models for Inclusive Growth in Myanmar: Diagnosis and Ways Forward

    Myanmar is at a crossroad. Given high levels of landlessness and land inequality and low productivity of most small and medium-scale farmers (SMFs), the country is searching for...

  • Land and Forest Tenure in Laos: Baseline Overview 2016 with Options for Community Participation in Forest Management

    This review describes seven sets of processes that influence this context, and therefore shape land and forest tenure in contemporary Laos. These include: 1. Macro-scale forest...

  • On the right path? Land concessions in Laos

    Land investment is booming in Laos, driven especially by demand for natural resources among its rapidly developing neighbours. Yet Laos remains one of the poorest countries in S...

  • Unsettling experiences: Internal resettlement and international aid agencies in Laos

    A number of programmes and policies in Laos are promoting the internal resettlement of mostly indigenous ethnic minorities from remote highlands to lowland areas and along roads...

  • Planned resettlement, unexpected migrations and cultural trauma in Laos

    Though not officially considered a 'policy' by the Lao government, resettlement of ethnic minorities has become a central feature of the rural development strategy in Laos. Over...

  • Forest cover and land-use changes in Lao PDR according to the National Forest Reconnaissance Survey

    It is planned to assess forest cover and land use from 2002 to 2012, which will reveal the current change of land use throughout the country. But it can be assumed that the area...

  • Customary Land Management and Legal Frameworks: Experiences from Around the World

    This purpose of this paper is to present a brief summary of the issues and current situations facing ethnic and indigenous communities around the world that are using a customar...

  • Integrating Analytical Frameworks to Investigate Land-Cover Regime Shifts in Dynamic Landscapes

    Regime shifts—rapid long-term transitions between stable states—are well documented in ecology but remain controversial and understudied in land use and land cover change (LUCC)...

  • Land and Forest Governance in the Naga Village Republic

    This report is based on a research project on the Naga customary land tenure system, conducted by Resource Rights for The Indigenous Peoples (RRtIP) in collaboration with Land C...

  • The Impact of Armed Conflict and Displacement on Land Rights in Kachin State

    Kachin internally displaced peoples (IDPs) have resided in IDP camps for over five years now due to displacement from armed conflict in northern Myanmar (Kachin and North Shan S...

  • Voices of Land from Southern Myanmar: Hein Ze - A Rural Village in Yebyu Township about Land Use Change and Wellbeing

    This working paper at hand describes the context of land use and human wellbeing in the village Hein Ze in Yebyu Township, Tanintharyi Region, told from the perspective of the v...

  • Impacts of Land Concession on Rural Livelihoods in Central Laos

    The findings of the present study show that concerned authorities at the provincial level have implemented the policy on turning land into capital differently in different provi...

  • Land Use and Land Cover Changes during the Second Indochina War and Their Long-Term Impact on a Hilly Area in Laos

    Armed conflicts create drastic socioeconomic shocks that lead to land use and land cover changes in ways that are not yet well understood. Several studies have used satellite im...

  • Collateral Damage: Land Loss and Abuses in Cambodia's Microfinance Sector

    More than 2 million Cambodians currently have a loan with a microfinance institution, or MFI. Levels of debt have skyrocketed in recent years, leading to a number of human right...

  • CCHR briefing note: Land reform

    This briefing note provides an overview and analysis of how the Kingdom of Cambodia’s (“Cambodia”) recent history has adversely affected the development of land ownership and r...

  • Indigenous response to depletion in natural resources: A study of two Stieng villages in Snoul district, Kratie province

    This ADI research seeks to trace the depletion of natural resources in two indigenous Stieng villages in Snoul District of Kratie province and to document the responses that hav...

  • A turning point? Land, housing and natural resources rights in 2012

    Whereas 2011 had seen a sharp increase in the number of Economic Land Concessions (ELCs) granted by the Royal Government of Cambodia to private companies, in 2012 conflicts beca...

  • Cambodia's National Forest Programme: Framework document

    Cambodia's National Forest Programme is developed under observation of the principles for national forest programmes asset out by the UN Forum on Forests, as well as by national...

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