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  1. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    February, 2020
    Indonesia, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, South-Eastern Asia

    This policy brief examines the legal reform process in forestry across ASEAN Member States and provides pathways for other countries to learn more about successful implementation of legal reform. 

  2. Library Resource
    Secure Land Tenure Rights For All

    Successful Approaches and Their Impacts

    Policy Papers & Briefs
    July, 2019
    Africa, Ethiopia, Uganda, Namibia, Latin America and the Caribbean, Brazil, Peru, Asia, Cambodia, Laos, Eastern Europe, Global

    The aim of this policy paper is to present successful approaches to secure land tenure rights in rural and urban areas. To support future programmatic decisions by the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), this paper focusses especially on impacts and good practices. It discusses examples from the German technical cooperation but also includes good practices and impacts achieved by other development partners.

  3. Library Resource
    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:

    1. What are the most pressing issues involving land governance in your country?

    2. What are the most important issues for the researcher on land?

  4. Library Resource

    Lao PDR

    Reports & Research
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2012
    Laos, Eastern Asia, Oceania

    Doing business sheds light on how easy or difficult it is for a local entrepreneur to open and run a small to medium-size business when complying with relevant regulations. It measures and tracks changes in regulations affecting 10 areas in the life cycle of a business: starting a business, dealing with construction permits, getting electricity, registering property, getting credit, protecting investors, paying taxes, trading across borders, enforcing contracts and resolving insolvency.

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    Integrating Gender Issues in Disaster Risk Management - Overview and Resources for Guidance Notes

    Reports & Research
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    October, 2012
    Laos, Vietnam, Eastern Asia, Oceania

    The countries of East Asia and the Pacific (EAP) are among the most vulnerable in the world to the physical, social, and economic effects of natural disasters. Disaster impacts are not distributed uniformly within a population. Due to existing socio-economic conditions, cultural beliefs and traditional practices, women and men are affected differently. In many cases, the mortality rates for women in the aftermath of a disaster are much higher than those of men.

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    November, 2011
    Laos, Vietnam, Eastern Asia, Oceania

    This note on integrating gender issues in recovery and reconstruction planning is the fifth in a series of guidance notes on gender issues in Disaster Risk Management (DRM) in East Asia and Pacific region. There are number of key challenges that women face in different elements of post disaster risk reconstruction and recovery. This note addresses the following bottlenecks: a) housing, land titling and property rights, b) health and post disaster violence, c) community services and infrastructure restoration, and d) poverty reduction, livelihood restoration and economic development.

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    Lao People's Democratic Republic

    Reports & Research
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    October, 2012
    Laos, Eastern Asia, Oceania

    This tenth edition of Doing Business sheds light on how easy or difficult it is for a local entrepreneur to open and run a small to medium-size business when complying with relevant regulations. It measures and tracks changes in regulations affecting eleven areas in the life cycle of a business: starting a business, dealing with construction permits, getting electricity, registering property, getting credit, protecting investors, paying taxes, trading across borders, enforcing contracts, resolving insolvency and employing workers.

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    Different routes to private ownership through land reforms in four Mekong countries (Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam)

    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). These conflicts are escalating, sometimes violent, and are attracting more and more attention from the media. They have mobilized numerous local and international NGOs, and often triggered the development of an increasingly visible national civil society.

  9. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2015
    Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam, Thailand, Vietnam

    ABSTRACTED FROM EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Half a decade into the global land rush, land-intensive investment throughout Southeast Asia continues to confront social and environmental issues such as land conflict and improperly regulated forest conversion. This study uses publicly available financial and spatial data to examine the geography of land-intensive investment in Southeast Asia, and to identify the limits imposed by problems with data availability.

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    Institutional & promotional materials
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    June, 2011
    Asia, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam

    Issue poster about the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) and Indigenous Peoples.

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