Land

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  ...

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 ...

MOOC on Open Data Management in Agriculture, Nutrition and Land

The Land Portal and GODAN Action partners have announced a new call for applications for the Open Data Management Online Course. The content of the course has now expanded to include land, in addition to agriculture and nutrition. This edition of the course has been revised ...

Land Portal 2017 Annual Report

The Land Portal Foundation empowered local organizations across the Global South, particularly those in East Africa, India, the Mekong Region, and Latin America, to enhance their use and management of land information and contribute to a land information ecosystem.  The Land Portal Foundation and its partners ...

A Health Impact Assessment Framework for Special Economic Zones in the Greater Mekong Subregion

This health impact assessment framework serves as a guide to manage health risks and impacts in economic zones of the Greater Mekong Region and address transboundary issues associated with human migration. More details ...

Mekong State of Land report first draft released, open for comments until June 30

 The Mekong State of Land Report, which presents a comprehensive review of land resources, distribution and governance conditions in the Mekong region, was launched yesterday at Second Regional Land Forum. The report has been produced by the Centre for Development and Environment of the University of ...

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