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3rd Mekong Regional Land Forum

Land tenure in Mekong forest landscapes: advancing the recognition of customary rights and responsible investment practices Online and in Chiang Mai (Thailand), Hanoi (Viet Nam), Phnom Penh (Cambodia), Vientiane (Lao People’s Democratic Republic) and Yangon (Myanmar) Date: 26-27 May 2021 Recent global disruptions associated with the Covid-19 pandemic ...

Annual Country Reviews 2020-21 by Mekong Land Research Forum

The Annual Country Reviews reflect upon current land relations in the Mekong Region, and has been produced for researchers, practitioners and policy advocates operating in the field. Specialists have been selected from Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam to briefly answer the following two questions: 1. ...

Coordinator - Ethnic Governance of Land and Resources - FOREST TREND

FOREST TRENDS JOB DESCRIPTION Title: Coordinator – Ethnic Governance of Land and Resources Location: Yangon, Myanmar Term: Annual consultant contract, with possibility for extension Summary: Forest Trends (FT) seeks a Yangon-based Coordinator – Ethnic Governance of Land and Resources to support its work in Myanmar. For two decades, FT has worked ...

Launching the Land Governance Thesaurus LandVoc 2.0: Keeping Data Out of Lockdown
LandVoc

In these difficult times, access to accurate and timely information has become an essential service and it is our collective responsibility to make sure that information is kept out of lockdown.  A controlled vocabulary and linking tool, LandVoc encourages the transparency and accountability that our ...

Webinar: The role of indigenous communities in reducing climate change through sustainable land use practices

The climate crisis demands urgent action, yet we live in a politically polarized and paralyzed world. As governments and other actors struggle over climate change, our environment is irreversibly changing. A United Nations report on the Global Assessment of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services revealed that three-quarters of ...

Alternative Land Management in Thailand: A Case Study of the Southern Peasants Federation of Thailand

Alternative Land Management in Thailand: A Case Study of the Southern Peasants Federation of Thailand presents the struggle for land of the Southern Peasants’ Federation of Thailand (SPFT) in Surat Thani province. This study is a counterpoint to the country’s centralized land management system that has ...

Supatsak Pobsuk

State of Land in the Mekong Region Book Launch in Myanmar

The State of Land in the Mekong Region brings together data and information on current status and trajectories of change with regard to land resources, their social distribution, and the conditions of their governance that shape them. The book results from a long process of ...

FIG Working Week 2019 - Calling for Papers

With the “Geospatial information for a smarter life and environmental resilience” theme, the FIG Working Week will take place in Hanoi from 22nd to 26th of April 2019. The FIG Working Week will focus on tackling the climate changes by working towards a smarter life both ...

State of Land in the Mekong Region

The report “State of Land in the Mekong Region” was launched in Vientiane, Lao PDR. The first publication of its kind in the Mekong Region, it brings together key data and information on the current status of, and changes in, land resources, their social distribution, ...

Land, Gender and Migration Consultation

On Thursday January 31st 2019, FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, and the Regional Centre for Social Sciences and Sustainable Development, Chiang Mai University (RCSD) will be holding a public workshop in Bangkok under the title Migration and Women’s Land Tenure Rights and ...

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