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  • Forest Change in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) An overview of negative and positive drivers

    Forests in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) have been undergoing change in the last 25 years due to various factors. Positive and negative changes occur at the same time. Ther...

  • How land concessions affect places elsewhere: Telecoupling, political ecology, and large-scale plantations in southern Laos and northeastern Cambodia

    This study investigates the implications of large-scale land concessions in southern Laos and northeastern Cambodia with regard to places outside of actual concession areas, bot...

  • Forest monitoring designed for action

    Discover the world’s forests through data Explore over 100 global and local data sets to learn about conservation, land use, forest communities, and much more. This page intr...

  • Drivers Affecting Forest Change in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS): An Overview

    The study had two main thrusts: 1. To assess the positive and negative drivers affecting forests in the GMS 2. To propose a regional action plan to tackle the negative drive...

  • FRA 2015: Terms and Definitions

    FAO has been coordinating global forest resources assessments every five to ten years since 1946. The assessments have to a great extent contributed to the improvement of concep...

  • Land consolidation result in Nam Dinh province

    The implementation of land consolidation has partially overcome the situation of agricultural land fragmentation in the localities across the country, bringing efficiency to lan...

  • Procedures and methods for land use planning and land allocation

    This technical booklet aims to summarise the procedures, methods and practices for participatory land use planning and land allocation (LUP/LA) as tested and practised in target...

  • “Nothing Is Like It Was Before”: The Dynamics between Land-Use and Land-Cover, and Livelihood Strategies in the Northern Vietnam Borderlands

    Land uses are changing rapidly in Vietnam’s upland northern borderlands. Regional development platforms such as the Greater Mekong Subregion, state-propelled market integration...

  • Transparency Under Scrutiny: Information Disclosure by the Parliamentary Land Investigation Commission in Myanmar

    This study presents a country-wide quantitative analysis of the Parliamentary Land Investigation Commission reports that were released to the public. The aim is not just to anal...

  • The political economy of land governance in Cambodia

    A 2015 report published by Mekong Region Land Governance project (MRLG) issue of land governance in Cambodia. Land governance is an inherently political-economic issue. This rep...

  • Recognition of Customary Tenure in the Mekong Region: An Online Dialogue, Summary Report

    Summary report of Mekong Region Land Governance (MRLG)'s online dialogue on 'Recognition of Customary Tenure in the Mekong Region' held in 2017, containing justification for the...

  • Trying to follow the Money: Possibilities and limits of investor transparency in Southeast Asia’s rush for “available” land

    This study uses publicly available financial and spatial data to examine the geography of land-intensive investment in Southeast Asia, and to identify the limits imposed by pro...

  • Legal Review of Recently Enacted Farmland Law and Vacant, Fallow and Virgin Lands Management Law

    A legal review of Myanmar's 'Farmland Law' and 'Vacant, Fallow and Virgin Lands Management Law', published by Food Security Working Group’s Land Core Group in November 2012

  • Land policy and land law: extended synopsis

    An extended abstract of Natalia Scurrah and Philip Hirsch's report on land law in the Mekong region, published by Mekong Land Research Forum.

  • Phnom Penh's history of displacement: Evicted communities from 1990 to 2014

    Since 1990, over 29,700 Cambodian families have been evicted or displaced from their homes in Phnom Penh. This document provides a list of evicted communities, collating informa...

  • The Phnom Penh survey: A study on urban poor settlements in Phnom Penh

    The report of a 2013 survey conducted to update previous research on urban poor settlements in the Phnom Penh and produce current maps of their locations. This report summarises...

  • What shall we do without our land? land grabs and resistance in rural Cambodia

    Abstract: "Political dynamics of the global land grab are exemplified in Cambodia, where at least 27 forced evictions took place in 2009, affecting 23,000 people. Evictions of t...

  • Growing pains: Urbanisation and informal settlements in Cambodia's secondary cities

    This report takes a snapshot look at how urbanisation is impacting three of Cambodia's secondary cities – Sihanoukville, Battambang, and Siem Reap – and, in particular, their ur...

  • Land acquistion by non-local actors and consequences for local development: Impacts of economic land concessions on the livelihoods of indigenous communities in northeast provinces of Cambodia

    A study summarising existing information related to land issues and governance of indigenous communities, and assessing the impact of economic land concessions on indigenous com...

  • Losing ground: Forced evictions and intimidation in Cambodia

    A book documenting stories of people affected by forced evictions in Cambodia. The personal stories show what is lost when a home is destroyed or livelihood disrupted; and how p...

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