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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 ...

A study on land dynamics in the periphery of Hakha

The research provides a holistic overview of the key changes that affected Northern Chin society from pre-colonial times up to now in villages close to Hakha town where State penetration was stronger than in more remote areas. The study sheds light on the overlapping and ...

Letter of concern regarding implementation of the Vacant, Fallow and Virgin Lands Management Law (2012)

41 civil society organisations call on the Myanmar Government to suspend controversial land law which risks evicting millions of farmers from their land. More details  ...

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