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22 April 2023
Asia
South-Eastern Asia
Myanmar

Farmers and other land-owners have no legal recourse against a regime using war to seize land for military bases, client corporations and grandiose infrastructure projects.

22 September 2022
South-Eastern Asia
Laos

The event convened various stakeholders from the sector with the aim to review the progress of implementation of responsible investments in agriculture and forestry in Lao PDR, exchange experiences and discuss responsibilities to foster collaboration efforts.  

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The South Asian Network for Development and Environmental Economics (SANDEE)is a regional network that uses economic tools and analyses to address South Asia's environmental challenges. It is based on the premise that solutions to economic development concerns and environmental problems are integrally linked.

The Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS), an autonomous organization established by an Act of Parliament in 1968, was renamed ISEAS - Yusof Ishak Institute in August 2015. Its primary objectives are:


  • To be a leading research centre dedicated to the study of socio-political, security, and economic trends and developments in Southeast Asia and its wider geostrategic and economic environment.

RECOFTC


RECOFTC is derived from an abbreviated form of the organization's legal name, Regional Community Forestry Training Center for Asia and the Pacific. Formerly the organization was known as RECOFTC – The Center for People and Forests.


 


Indigenous Knowledge and Peoples Foundation also known as Indigenous Knowledge and Peoples Network - Mainland Montane South East Asia (IKAP-MMSEA). 


Aims

Build the capacity of ethnic minorities and networks in Mainland Montane South East Asia to incorporate their indigenous knowledge and culture in local development work, to encourage respect for and understanding of indigenous knowledge and to promote endogenous development.


 


People Centered Conservation

Vision

To become an organization that shaped Mongolia in a positive way.

Mission

PCC is a Mongolian NGO established in 2006, which aims to promote the protection of natural resources through support to the activities of local residents and civil society, with a strong commitment to addressing issues for gender equality and vulnerable groups.

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The Korea Development Institute is an autonomous policy-oriented research organization founded in 1971. KDI was established by the Korean government as an economic think tank to provide a rigorous academic perspective on the various economic policy issues that had arisen during Korea’s rapid growth and development in the 1960s. Since then, the scope of KDI’s activities has grown, and it is now called upon to provide expert analysis and advice on all aspects of long- and short-term government policies in areas ranging from domestic economic policy to international trade and investment.

A unified Thai kingdom was established in the mid-14th century. Known as Siam until 1939, Thailand is the only Southeast Asian country never to have been colonized by a European power. A bloodless revolution in 1932 led to the establishment of a constitutional monarchy. In alliance with Japan during World War II, Thailand became a US treaty ally in 1954 after sending troops to Korea and later fighting alongside the US in Vietnam.

We have over 95 years of experience in empowering communities to overcome poverty.  Led by our founder Dr. Y.C. James Yen, since early 1920s, our predecessor the Chinese Mass Education Movement was responsible for changing, for better, and the lives of over 200 million Chinese peasants through the power of functional literacy.  Since IIRR was formally organized as an international development, training, and research organization in 1960 in the Philippines, we have continued to empower the rural poor to end poverty in Asia, Africa and Latin America.


Gardens’ Bulletin Singapore

The Gardens' Bulletin Singapore is a peer-reviewed journal publishing original papers and reviews on plant structure and taxonomy (including revisions), evolution and biogeography, floristics, ecology and  conservation, as well as related fields such as horticulture and ethnobotany, with emphasis on the plant life of the Southeast Asian-Pacific region.

The ASEAN Social Forestry Network (ASFN) is a government-driven social forestry network that links government forestry policy-makers directly with members of the civil society, research organizations, academia, the private sectors and experts of related fields,- all sharing the common grounds to vision the growth of social forestry in all ASEAN Member Countries.

Launched at the ASEAN Senior Officials on Forestry (ASOF) in August 2005, ASFN is the first and largest government-driven social forestry network in Southeast Asia.

 

NUS Press publishes academic books and journals, as well as general non-fiction. Our home market is Singapore and Southeast Asia, but our books are distributed internationally. We publish books of special relevance to Southeast Asia and we maintain a disciplinary focus on the humanities and social sciences. Books and memoirs meant mostly for a general audience and to be sold in bookshops are published under our Ridge Books imprint. We publish some 30 books a year.


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