Publications

Experience of Agribusiness Investment in Lao PDR

September 2016

This document presents the experiences of two investors, Stora Enso Laos and Outspan Bolovens Limited, who have invested in agribusiness plantations (eucalyptus and coffee respectively) in the south of Lao PDR. It discusses the lessons learned on four key topics..

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They Will Need Land! The Current Land Tenure Situation and Future Land Allocation Needs of Smallholder Farmers in Cambodia

August 2016

The question addressed by this study is: if the present trends continue, how much land will be needed to ensure the livelihoods of family farmers in Cambodia in the next 20 years? The study synthesises available data on land use,..

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Lao PDR Eucalypt Sector Discussion Paper, Towards Sustainable Forest Management: An Industry Perspective

August 2016

The eucalypt sector in Lao PDR consists of several large eucalypt developers and a growing smallholder base. This Discussion Paper, developed through a multi-stakeholder process coordinated by Earth Systems, assesses the status of and explores key challenges and opportunities for..

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Innovative Approach to Land Conflict Transformation: Lessons Learned From the HAGL/Indigenous Communities’ Mediation Process in Ratanakiri, Cambodia

July 2016

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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Industry Position Paper: Sustainable Development of the Lao Tea Sector

July 2016

The Lao tea sector is small in the global context but has significant potential to grow and further contribute to the local economies of tea production areas in the north and south of Lao PDR. This Industry Position Paper, developed..

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Industry Position Paper: Sustainable Development of the Lao Tea Sector (in Chinese)

July 2016

The Lao tea sector is small in the global context but has significant potential to grow and further contribute to the local economies of tea production areas in the north and south of Lao PDR. This Industry Position Paper, developed..

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Industry Position Paper: Sustainable Development of the Lao Tea Sector (in Lao)

July 2016

The Lao tea sector is small in the global context but has significant potential to grow and further contribute to the local economies of tea production areas in the north and south of Lao PDR. This Industry Position Paper, developed..

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