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The most prosperous country in the Mekong region, Thailand also has the longest-standing land policy and practices, including an uninterrupted tradition of private land ownership.

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Carbon credit plan meets flak

19 September 2022

Thailand: Climate change strategy gives too much power to big corporations at the expense of local communities.

Officials indicted for activist murder as ‘disappearance bill’ languishes

17 August 2022

Main photo: Chaiwat Limlikitaksorn, the former head of Kaeng Krachan National Park and one of the indicted officials. Public prosecutors have filed formal charges against a group of officials who stand accused of murdering and concealing the body of a land rights activist back in 2014. Despite…

There Has Been Blood

3 August 2021

The global thirst for palm oil has never been more ravenous. Caught between it and a multigenerational war on Thailand’s poor are the farmers of the Southern Peasants’ Federation, who simply want a piece of land to call their own. Main photo: Palm tree jungles and the mountains of Surat Thani…

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Data story: data compatibility in linking land degradation and tenure security

Data Compatibility in Linking Land Degradation and Tenure Security

11 October 2022

This data story investigates the challenges to align action on land degradation and tenure security based on the screening of available datasets in both domains.

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3rd Mekong Regional Land Forum 2021

3rd Mekong Regional Land Forum

   Home       Agenda       Speakers      Voices       REGISTER!        State of Land in the Mekong Region        Land tenure in Mekong forest landscapes: advancing the recognition of customary rights and responsible investment practices Online  26-27 May 2021 Recent global disruptions…