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Mekong Land Research Forum: Annual country reviews 2018-19 cover image
Policy Papers & Briefs
February 2019
Cambodia
Laos
Myanmar
Thailand
Vietnam

The Annual Country Reviews reflect upon current land issues in the Mekong Region, and has been produced for researchers, practitioners and policy advocates operating in the field. Specialists have been selected from Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam to briefly answer the following two questions:

Journal Articles & Books
December 2018
Laos

The government of (post)socialist Laos has conceded more than 1 million hectares of land—5 percent of the national territory—to resource investors, threatening rural community access to customary lands and forests. However, investors have not been able to use all of the land granted to them, and their projects have generated geographically uneven dispossession due to local resistance.

Institutional & promotional materials
December 2018
Laos

FAO’s current cooperation with the Lao People’s Democratic Republic focuses on fostering agricultural<p></p>production and rural development, improving food security and nutrition, protecting and enhancing<p></p>forests and other ecosystems and improving the capacity to respond to food and agricultural threats<p></p&am

Policy Papers & Briefs
December 2018
Laos
Bangladesh
Vietnam
China
Myanmar
Cambodia
India
Thailand

The residents of the Ganges and Mekong River deltas face serious challenges from rising sea levels, saltwater intrusion, pollution from upstream sources, growing populations, and infrastructure that no longer works as planned.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2018
Asia
China
Cambodia
Laos
Myanmar
Thailand
Vietnam

The Mekong region has undergone rapid socio-economic growth over the past two decades alongside pronounced transformations in a number of key sectors and relations between the rural majority and increasingly-affluent urban centres.

Institutional & promotional materials
November 2018
Angola
Serbia
Benin
Laos
Burundi
Guatemala
Nepal
Zambia
Somalia
Uganda
Albania
Madagascar
China
Myanmar
India
Senegal
Malawi
Colombia
Kenya
Mongolia

El 11 de mayo de 2017 se celebró el quinto aniversario de la aprobación de las Directrices voluntarias sobre la gobernanza responsable de la tenencia de la tierra, la pesca y los bosques en el contexto de la seguridad alimentaria nacional (en adelante, Directrices voluntarias) por el Comité de Seguridad Alimentaria Mundial (CSA).Las Directrices voluntarias ya no son unas simples palabras en un

Institutional & promotional materials
October 2018
Angola
Rwanda
France
Laos
Guatemala
Philippines
Lesotho
Mali
Burundi
Madagascar
Myanmar
Eswatini
Ghana
Congo
Ukraine
Sierra Leone
Malawi
Pakistan
Niger
Gabon
Kenya

Le 11 mai 2017 a marqué le 5ème anniversaire de l’approbation des Directives volontaires pour une gouvernance responsable des terres, des pêches et des forêts dans le contexte de la sécurité alimentaire nationale (DV) par le Comité de la sécurité alimentaire mondial (CSA).

Institutional & promotional materials
October 2018
Laos
Kiribati
Chile
Guatemala
Djibouti
Thailand

The World Soil Day Photo book 2017 presents WSD photographic stories in a visual narrative. This publication recognizes and prizes the efforts of all WSD event organizers worldwide. On 5 December more people than ever celebrated soil, carbon, and the opportunities right under our feet under the slogan “Caring for the Planet starts from the Ground”.

Journal Articles & Books
October 2018
Laos
United States of America
Singapore
Vietnam
China
Italy
Cambodia
Myanmar
Thailand

This river basin overview describes the state of the water resources and water use, as well as the state of agricultural water management in the Mekong basin. The aim of this report is to describe the particularities of this transboundary river basin and the problems met in the development of the water resources, and irrigation in particular.

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