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  • Program participation in a targeted land distribution program and household outcomes: evidence from Vietnam

    The authors estimates whether a land reform program led to higher incomes for ethnic minority households. In 2002, in the Central Highlands of Vietnam, Program 132 directed the ...

  • After decades of conflict, land deadline looms for Myanmar villagers

    Newspaper article on processes from the 2012 Vacant, Fallow and Virgin Land Management Law.

  • The territorial politics of land use planning in Laos

    This paper examines land use planning processes in Laos, particularly how they are shaped and reshaped by key actors interests and strategies across scales and how they are clos...

  • Briefing Note on National Land Use Policy: Prepared for discussion

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Formalizing inequality: Land titling in Cambodia

    This paper highlights the failure of the Cambodia's land titling programme to protect the rights of vulnerable people living on sought-after land in the Heart of Phnom Penh, Boe...

  • An examination of policies promoting large-scale investments in farmland in Cambodia

    The article aims to capture the status quo, more than ten years after the adoption of a new Land Law and almost seven years after the promulgation of the relevant Sub-Decree on ...

  • Improving land sector governance in Vietnam: Implementation of Land Governance Assessment Framework (LGAF)

    This document represents the country report for Vietnam’s national LGAF Study. This Study was undertaken by team of national experts, with support from the World Bank, and in co...

  • State of Land in the Mekong Region

    In a region in rapid transition, understanding the changing role and contribution of land in development is critical to inform policy, planning and practices towards a sustainab...

  • Decree on Land Lease or Concession

    Decree on Land Lease or Concession

  • The recognition of customary tenure in Lao PDR

    This study begins with a broad overview of customary tenure arrangements in Lao PDR, followed by a discussion of key policy changes over the past 30 years that have impacted on ...

  • Community Land Titling in Thailand: The Legal Evolution and Piloting of Titling Policy

    The purpose of this thematic study is to provide a comprehensive overview of land tenure systems in Thailand, with a focus upon the recent development of community land titling ...

  • 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...

  • Guiding principles towards responsible agricultural investment in Lao PDR

    A discussion note from Mekong Region Land governance (MRLG) summarizing findings and recommendations of a multi-stakeholder initiative and study tour conducted in Southern Laos,...

  • Lao Version of FAO’s Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure (VGGT)

    FAO published its Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure (VGGT) of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security in 2012. The purpos...

  • The legal framework of state land leases and concessions in the Lao PDR

    Discussion paper on the legal framework of state land leases and concessions in Lao PDR. This paper summarizes the relevant laws and regulations and indicate contradictions in t...

  • Study on communal land registration in Lao PDR

    Field visits to over twenty villages in five different provinces of the Lao PDR have shown that across all ethnic groups, communities use and manage communal lands. Types of lan...

  • Land acquisition, investment, and development in the Lao coffee sector: successes and failures

    Looking at the coffee sector in Laos, the authors of this article explore dimensions of the land grab debate that have not yet been sufficiently examined. Coffee concessionaires...

  • Building the politics machine: tools for ‘resolving’ the global land grab

    Article examines tools for 'resolving' global land grabs through study in Laos. Looks at property formalization and the connection between specific land grabs and larger develop...

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