Publications

Vietnamese version of the FAO’s Voluntary Guidelines on Governance of Tenures (VGGT)

June 2017

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..

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Communal land titling in practice: Lessons from Khammouane Province, Lao PDR

June 2017

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..

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Communal land titling in practice: Lessons from Khammouane Province, Lao PDR

June 2017

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..

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Customary Tenure in the Mekong Region: Workshop Outcomes

May 2017

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..

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After the Boom: Responding to Falling Rubber Prices in Northern Laos

May 2017

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..

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Innovative Approach to Land Conflict Transformation: Lessons learned from the HAGL/indigenous communities’ mediation process in Ratanakiri, Cambodia (in Khmer)

May 2017

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..

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Compensation, support and resettlement for people affected by state-driven land expropriation in Vietnam: Policy and Practice

May 2017

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..

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