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 ...

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 ...

ODM data & technology showcase event at Regional Land Forum

Open Development Mekong (ODM) will host a user engagement session, to walk participants through new features of the platform and seek feedback on the platform, tools and content offered (please bring a laptop to this parallel session). The Data & Technology Showcase Event will be held ...

A webinar: Strengthening women’s land rights

A webinar will feature selected stories from the Her Land Her Story campaign. Personal stories of efforts to secure and defend women’s land rights will be shared by women’s land rights advocates, and campaign partners will provide brief presentations about their work on this topic.   Date: ...


Mekong Land Information and Knowledge Exchange platform launched

Mekong Land Information and Knowledge Exchange (MLIKE) has launched its website which facilitates information-sharing, learning, analysis, dialogue and problem-solving on land issues, between a wide range of people and organizations, in the Mekong region. Audiences are invited to join MLIKE community to connect, learn and share. Access MLIKE ...

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