Vietnamese version of the FAO’s Voluntary Guidelines on Governance of Tenures (VGGT)
The Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure (VGGT) of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security were adopted by the UN Committee on World Food Security (CFS) in May 2012, following an extensive international..
Communal land titling in practice: Lessons from Khammouane Province, Lao PDR
This capitalization note explores the results and lessons learned from a process to issue a Communal Land Title to 33 households on 41.6 hectares of agricultural land in Talaknathin village, Gnommalath district, Khammouane province in Lao PDR. The process was..
Customary Tenure in the Mekong Region: Workshop Outcomes
The Mekong Region Land Governance (MRLG) project and the Forestry Department of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation (MONREC) co-hosted the “Mekong Region Customary Tenure Workshop” on 7-9 March 2017 in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar. This report outlines..
After the Boom: Responding to Falling Rubber Prices in Northern Laos
Rubber prices in northern Laos have fallen significantly over the last few years, eroding much of the initial enthusiasm of both farmers and government officials about rubber providing a way out of poverty for poor upland farmers. This thematic study..
Innovative Approach to Land Conflict Transformation: Lessons learned from the HAGL/indigenous communities’ mediation process in Ratanakiri, Cambodia (in Khmer)
In the Mekong region, conflicts between local communities and large scale land concessions are widespread. They are often difficult to solve. In Cambodia, an innovative approach to conflict resolution was tested in a case involving a private company, Hoang Anh..
Compensation, support and resettlement for people affected by state-driven land expropriation in Vietnam: Policy and Practice
This discussion note results from a research-based policy dialogue aiming to formulate evidence-based recommendations to revise the Decree 47/2014/ND-CP on the regulations relating to compensation, support and resettlement for people affected by land expropriation in Vietnam. The project uses the..
Synthesis of key comments and recommendations on Draft Agricultural Land Law
The NGO Forum on Cambodia, in cooperation with the Ministry of Agriculture, Forests and Fisheries, organized a national consultation workshop on 19-20 December 2016 on the sixth version of the draft Cambodian Agricultural Land Law. In addition to inputs from..