Land

Land policy and administration

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

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, ...

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  ...

Proposals for Sixth International Conference on Lao Studies and land-related topics

Sixth International Conference on Lao Studies (13 June 2019) calls for papers for land-related topics: • Large-Scale Economic Land Concessions • Livelihood Changes • Nature Conservation (including Wildlife and Protected Area Management) • Nature-Society Interactions • Politics • Research Methodologies in Lao Studies • Rural Development • Transnational Networks and Relations • Urbanization and ...

UNESCO publication “Knowing our lands and resources”

The 2017 UNESCO publication “Knowing our lands and resources: Indigenous and local knowledge and practices related to biodiversity and ecosystem services in Asia” includes chapters from Thailand (“Forests, communities and ecosystems: A case study of the Huay Hin Lad Nai community”) and Vietnam (“Status of ...

Discussion on Mekong State of Land draft report

This forum will examine the draft Mekong State of Land Report to solicit suggestions for revisions for final publication and get feedback on critical issues highlighted in the SOL draft.The authors will use the feedback to improve the data and analysis prior to final publication ...

Announcing the LANDac Conference 2018

When: 28th and 29th June 2018 Where: Muntgebouw, Utrecht, the Netherlands Topic: Land governance and (im)mobility:  Exploring the nexus between land acquisition, displacement and migration. Submissions for the Annual International Conference 2018 will be accepted until 11 February 2018. For more information and submission, please visit here ...

LANDac

Online Training for Using the LandPKS App – Available Now!

The Land Potential-Knowledge System (LandPKS; landpotential.org), a joint USAID-USDA program, was created to help put valuable information about the land, including climate, soils, and vegetation, in the hands of land managers across the world.Keep reading ...

Amy Quandt, PhD

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