Publications

Khmer Version of FAO’s Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure (VGGT)

January 2017

FAO published its Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure (VGGT) of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security in 2012. The purpose of these guidelines is to serve as reference and to provide guidance..

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Lao Version of FAO’s Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure (VGGT)

January 2017

FAO published its Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure (VGGT) of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security in 2012. The purpose of these guidelines is to serve as reference and to provide guidance..

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Review of and Comment on Draft Law on Agricultural Land Dated 15 October 2016

December 2016

As the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Fisheries (MAFF) aimed to finalize in the end of 2016 the draft law on agricultural lands that is currently in 6th draft, MRLG, together with other partners, has supported the NGO Forum on Cambodia..

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Comments on the Proposed Environmental Code of Cambodia (V6) and Proposed Amendments for a Better Recognition of Customary Tenure Rights in Protected Areas

December 2016

The « Environment and Natural Resources Code of Cambodia » (Sixth Draft – – 20 November 2016) is a very extensive proposed law (535 pages !) which will have, if adopted, major impacts on many aspects of Cambodian development (Mines,..

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The Recognition and Security of Customary Tenure of Indigenous Peoples in Cambodia: a Legal Perspective (in Khmer)

November 2016

This short thematic study challenges the assumption that the legal framework to recognize and protect indigenous peoples’ (IP) customary lands is adequate and that the challenge lies in its implementation. With support from MRLG, a core group of IP NGOs..

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Exploring Opportunities for Smallholder Tea Producers in Laos

November 2016

This short video examines an initiative by Earth Systems to develop a tea sector dialogue platform that brings together key stakeholders in the value chain to jointly examine challenges and opportunities for the development of a more equitable and sustainable..

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The Recognition of Customary Tenure in Myanmar

November 2016

This thematic study presents an analysis of customary tenure arrangements in Myanmar and identifies key challenges and opportunities for strengthening the recognition of customary tenure in the country. Drawing on examples from various regions and states, the study highlights key..

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