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Policy Papers & Briefs
December 2015
Cambodia
Laos
Myanmar
Vietnam

All four countries in continental South-East Asia featured in this paper (Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam) are experiencing land conflicts that could potentially destabilise their governments.1 Thailand is in a similar situation in many respects, as it has faced mounting tensions over land tenure since the 1990s (Hall et al., 2011).

Journal Articles & Books
December 2015
Bangladesh
Switzerland
United States of America
Sri Lanka
Indonesia
Australia
Republic of Korea
Thailand
Nepal
Laos
Philippines
Malaysia
Japan
Myanmar
Cambodia
India
Bhutan
Vietnam
Asia

The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples was adopted by the UN General Assembly on 13 September 2007. Since then, the importance of the role that indigenous peoples play in economic, social and environmental conservation through traditional sustainable agricultural practices has been gradually recognized.

Policy Papers & Briefs
December 2015
Laos
Asia

FAO has been operational in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic since 1975, delivering policy and technical development assistance through approximately 250 projects to date. FAO’s support continues to be instrumental as the country faces key opportunities and challenges in the agriculture sector, including increased commercialization and transparency of markets and growing pressure on land.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2015
United States of America
Rwanda
Gambia
Chile
Peru
Indonesia
Vanuatu
Jamaica
Italy
Costa Rica
Finland
Colombia
Kenya
Laos
Philippines
Malaysia
Cameroon
Tanzania
Trinidad and Tobago
Netherlands
Argentina
Bhutan
Brazil
Asia
Africa
Americas

<i>Towards effective national forest funds</i> addresses the need for more information on the way NFFs work and how best to establish and manage them. It shares the lessons that have emerged from the establishment and management of NFFs with the aim of supporting countries in designing and operating NFFs effectively according to their specific needs and circumstances.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2015
Switzerland
Chile
Germany
Peru
Guatemala
Indonesia
Norway
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Congo
Guyana
Costa Rica
Colombia
Nepal
Laos
Japan
Vietnam
Madagascar
Cameroon
Cambodia
Ethiopia
Mexico
Brazil
Ghana
Asia
Americas
Africa

<p>The information in the document corresponds to the situation in October 2014, for the most recent overview of UNFCCC FREL/FRL submissions please consult <a href="http://redd.unfccc.int/fact-sheets/forest-reference-emission-levels.html">this link.</a> </p> This document provides exam

November 2015
Laos

The report starts with an overview of
poverty and inequality estimates in chapter one, focusing on
the trends in poverty and the distributional pattern of
growth between 2002-3 and 2012-13. Chapter two then provides
a description of the poverty profile by geographical and

Conference Papers & Reports
November 2015
Cambodia
Laos
Myanmar
Vietnam

This country level analysis addresses land governance in Laos in two ways. First, it summarises what the existing body of knowledge tells us about power and configurations that shape access to and exclusion from land, particularly among smallholders, the rural poor, ethnic minorities and women.

Journal Articles & Books
October 2015
Rwanda
Mali
Burundi
Guatemala
Peru
Indonesia
Vanuatu
Malawi
Costa Rica
Niger
Uruguay
Mozambique
Laos
Philippines
Malaysia
Madagascar
Tanzania
Portugal
Argentina
India
Vietnam
Kenya
Asia
Africa
Americas

<i>Vers des fonds forestiers nationaux efficaces</i> aborde le besoin de disposer de davantage d’informations sur la manière dont les FFN fonctionnent et sur la manière de les créer et les gérer de manière optimale.

Reports & Research
September 2015
Laos

In principle, all land in the Lao People's Democratic Republic (Lao PDR) belongs to the National Community, although citizens and legal entities have the right to receive permanent land use rights. These land use rights are certified in the form of land titles, which currently can be issued to individuals (persons, couples, joint ownership or legal entities), collectives and state land.

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