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  • Hydropower resettlement and livelihood adaptation: The Nam Mang 3 project in Laos FEBRUARY 2015
      Hydropower resettlement and livelihood adaptation: The Nam Mang 3 project in Laos FEBRUARY 2015
    Author:  Mayvong Sayatham Organisation: Faculty of Natural Resources Management
    Producing Organization:  
    Use Rights:  No Copyrights
    Availability:  Softcopy only
    Language:  english
    Type:  Report
    Size:  1.89 MB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  benefits and impacts of hydropower development the nam mang 3 hydropower project has impacted farming households and communities
    Summary:  

    Hydropower development in the vicinity of the Nam Mang 3 hydropower project has impacted farming households and communities. The impacts vary with household access to livelihood assets and natural resources, before and after resettlement, and with household adaptation strategies

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  • Nam Ngiep 1 Hydropower Project, Lao PDR
      Nam Ngiep 1 Hydropower Project, Lao PDR
    Author:   International Rivers
    Producing Organization:  Mekong Watch
    Use Rights:  No Copyrights
    Availability:  Softcopy only
    Language:  English
    Type:  Hydropower
    Size:  557.47 kB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  nam ngiep 1 power company key concerns eia compensation precautionary approach
    Summary:  

    Thorough environmental and social baseline studies, including an updated examination of cumulative impacts in light of current upstream mining, and an independent market survey of the assets to be lost should be completed.

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  • TWENTY-FOURTH REPORT OF THE INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL PANEL OF EXPERTS 2015
      TWENTY-FOURTH REPORT OF THE INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL PANEL OF EXPERTS 2015
    Author:  DAVID K. MCDOWELL, THAYER SCUDDER & LEE M. TALBOT
    Producing Organization:  DAVID K. MCDOWELL, THAYER SCUDDER & LEE M. TALBOT
    Use Rights:  No Copyrights
    Availability:  Softcopy only
    Language:  English
    Type:  Report
    Size:  4.2 MB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  the poe’s analysis and advice the resettlement implementation period the concession agreement.
    Summary:  

    The POE accepts that the Household and Village Income Targets in the CA have been met though with more enthusiasm for the latter. The Panel has serious reservations about the methodology employed in the calculations, the use of consumption rather than reported income in the survey and the legality and sustainability of some income-generating activities.

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  • 2005.NATIONAL POLICY ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL SUSTAfNABI LITY OF THE HYDROPOWER SECfOR IN LAO PDR,No.5611CPI
     2005.NATIONAL POLICY ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL SUSTAfNABI LITY OF THE HYDROPOWER SECfOR IN LAO PDR,No.5611CPI
    Author:  Science Technology and Environment Agency,Lao environment and Social Project
    Producing Organization:  Science Technology and Environment Agency
    Use Rights:  no copyrights
    Availability:  Only solf copy available
    Language:  Lao, English
    Type:  Document
    Size:  867.98 kB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  national policy, regulation, environmental and social sustainability, electricity, hydropower sector in lao pdr
    Summary:  

    This National Policy aims to capitalize on these efforts by adapting and tailoring the principles developed under the NT2 project to the hydropower sector as a whole,thus enabling procedures to be streamlined and institutionalized.

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  • USAID Mekong ARCC Climate Change Impact and Adaptation Study for the Lower Mekong Basin
     USAID Mekong ARCC Climate Change Impact and Adaptation Study for the Lower Mekong Basin
    Author:  John Talberth, Pj.D, Katie Reytar
    Producing Organization:  USAID Mekong ARCC
    Use Rights:  WRI
    Availability:  Softcopy only
    Language:  English
    Type:  Report
    Size:  1.05 MB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  diversity, impact, basin, natural, regional, climate, hydrological
    Summary:  

    Climate change adaptation planning and strategies need to be a fundamental part of overall protected area management planning.

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  • 1996.LAW ON WATER AND WATER RESOURCES No. 02-96 11 October 1996
    1996.LAW ON WATER AND WATER RESOURCES  No. 02-96 11 October 1996
    Author:  the Law Committee of the National Assembly of the Lao PDR
    Producing Organization:   the National Assembly of the Lao PDR
    Use Rights:  no copyrights
    Availability:  Only solf copy available
    Language:  Lao, English
    Type:  Document
    Size:  103.17 kB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  law, law on water, water resources, sustainability of water, water catchments, natural resources, water resources in the lao
    Summary:  

    This law determines the necessary principles, regulations, and measures relating to the administration, exploitation, use and development of water and water resources in the Lao People's Democratic Republic,

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  • 1997.THE LAW ON ELECTRICITY No. 02/97/NA 12 April 1997
    1997.THE LAW ON ELECTRICITY    No. 02/97/NA 12 April 1997
    Author:  the Law Committee of the National Assembly of the Lao PDR
    Producing Organization:  the National Assembly of the Lao PDR
    Use Rights:  no copyrights
    Availability:  Only solf copy available
    Language:  Document
    Type:  Lao, English
    Size:  112.03 kB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  law, law on elctricity, elcetricity, electrical energy, electrical power, concessions for electricity
    Summary:  

    The Law on Electricity has the function of determining a regime for the administration, production, transmission and distribution of electricity, including export and import through the use of a highly productive natural resources potential.

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  • 1999.ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION LAW No. 02-99/NA 3 April 1999
    1999.ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION LAW    No. 02-99/NA 3 April 1999
    Author:  the Law Committee of the National Assembly of the Lao PDR
    Producing Organization:   the National Assembly of the Lao PDR
    Use Rights:  no copyrights
    Availability:  Only solf copy available
    Language:  Lao, English
    Type:  Document
    Size:  196.9 kB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  the environmental protection law, environment protection, natural resources, managing the environment, monitoring the environment
    Summary:  

    The Environmental Protection Law specifies necessary principles, regulations and measures for managing, monitoring, restoring1 and protecting the environment in order to protect human health, including the protection of natural resources and the richness of nature

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  • 2000.Regulation on Environment Assessment in the Lao PDR No: 1770/STEA Vientiane, 3.10.2000
    2000.Regulation on Environment Assessment in the Lao PDR No: 1770/STEA Vientiane, 3.10.2000
    Author:  Science Technology and Environment Agency
    Producing Organization:  Science Technology and Environment Agency
    Use Rights:  no copyright
    Availability:  Only solf copy available
    Language:  Lao, English
    Type:  Document
    Size:  373.51 kB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  assessment, regulation on environment assessment, environmental protection
    Summary:  

    To establish uniform environmental assessment requirements and procedures for including environmental protection in all development projects in the Lao PDR.

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  • 2003.Environmental Management Standard for Electricty Project No: 0366/MIH.DOE Vientiane date: 12 JUN 2003
    2003.Environmental Management Standard for Electricty Project  No: 0366/MIH.DOE  Vientiane date: 12 JUN 2003
    Author:  MINISTRY OF INDUSTRY AND HANDICRAFTS
    Producing Organization:  MINISTRY OF INDUSTRY AND HANDICRAFTS
    Use Rights:  no copyrights
    Availability:  Only solf copy available
    Language:   English
    Type:  Document
    Size:  5.52 MB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  ministry of industry and handicrafts, department of electricity
    Summary:  

    To provide the minimum requirement of the environmental screening of an electricity project in Lao PDR.

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  • 2003.LAND LAW No. 04 /NA 21 October 2003
    2003.LAND LAW No. 04 /NA 21 October 2003
    Author:  National Assembly
    Producing Organization:  National Assembly
    Use Rights:  no copyrights
    Availability:  Only solf copy available
    Language:  English
    Type:  Document
    Size:  138.59 kB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  land use, land law, land management, land protection, land regularion, land resources, land ownership, land development.
    Summary:  

    Land Law are to determine the regime on the management

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  • 2005.DECREE on the Compensation and Resettlement of the Development Project No 192/PM Date: 7 July, 2005
    2005.DECREE on the Compensation and Resettlement of the Development Project No 192/PM Date: 7 July, 2005
    Author:  Prime Minister’s Office
    Producing Organization:  Prime Minister’s Office
    Use Rights:  no copyrights
    Availability:  solf copy available, Hard copy available for free at LINK Resource Centre
    Language:  Lao, English
    Type:  Document, books
    Size:  130.78 kB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  land use, natural resources, decree on the compensation and resettlement, community livelihood, rehabilitation, social impact assessment, project affected people
    Summary:  

    This decree defines principles,rules, and measures to mitigate adverse social impacts

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  • 2005.Regulations for Implementing Decree 192/PM on Compensation and Resettlement of People Affected by Development Projects No 2432 /STEA Vientiane,11 November 2005
    2005.Regulations for Implementing Decree 192/PM on Compensation and Resettlement of People Affected by Development Projects No 2432 /STEA Vientiane,11 November 2005
    Author:  Science Technology and Environment Agency (STEA)
    Producing Organization:  Science Technology and Environment Agency (STEA)
    Use Rights:  no copyrights
    Availability:  solf copy available, Hard copy avialable for free at LINK Centre
    Language:  Lao, English
    Type:  Document, books
    Size:  199.4 kB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  regulations 2432, regulations for implementing decree 192, compensation and resettlement, technical guidelines, resettlement process
    Summary:  

    The objective of the Regulations is to implement Decree on Compensation and Resettlement No 192/PM, dated 7 July 2005 and to strictly and properly comply with the Technical Guidelines for Compensation and Resettlement issued in November 2005.

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  • 2005.Technical Guidelines on Compensation and Resettlement in Development Projects, November 2005
    2005.Technical Guidelines on Compensation and Resettlement in Development Projects, November 2005
    Author:  Science Technology and Environment Agency (STEA)
    Producing Organization:  Science Technology and Environment Agency (STEA)
    Use Rights:  non copyrights
    Availability:  Only solf copy available
    Language:  Lao, English
    Type:  Document
    Size:  1.89 MB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  technical guidelines on compensation and resettlement, guidance to the project owners, economic rehabilitation, monitoring, land acquisition, compensation report, resettlement plans
    Summary:  

    To provide detailed guidance to the project owners,private and public sector, as well as all concerned in addressing social issues in development projects specifically in planning and implementation of resettlement plans, ethnic minority development plans, where necessary. The Guidelines also provide guidance for conducting social assessment in projects with indirect impacts on population within or beyond the project
    boundaries

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  • 2006.LABOUR LAW (Amended) No. 06/NA 27 December 2006
    2006.LABOUR LAW (Amended) No. 06/NA 27 December 2006
    Author:  National Assembly
    Producing Organization:  National Assembly
    Use Rights:  no copyrights
    Availability:  Only solf copy available
    Language:  Lao, English
    Type:  Document
    Size:  172.92 kB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  labour law (amended), use of labour, building of labour skills, development of labour skills, employee, using labour, labour unit, labour market, policy towards labour
    Summary:  

    To determine principles, regulations and measures on labour1,building and development of worker skills, job placement2,use of labour, adjustment of labour relationships, and administration of labour in order to increase the quality and productivity of the workforce in the society to ensure the transformation to modern industry, contributing to national socio-economic development and regional and international integration to improve the living conditions of the multi-ethnic people.

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  • 2007FORESTRY LAW No.6/NA Vientiane Capital, Date: 24 Dec 2007
    2007FORESTRY LAW No.6/NA Vientiane Capital, Date: 24 Dec 2007
    Author:  National Assembly
    Producing Organization:  National Assembly
    Use Rights:  no copyrights
    Availability:  solf copy available, Hard copy available to borrow at LINK Resource Centre
    Language:  Lao, English
    Type:  Document, books
    Size:  156.29 kB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  forestry law, forest management, forest resources, forest land, maketing forest, forest protection, natural resources.
    Summary:  

    This Forestry Law determines the basic principles, regulations and measures on sustainable management, preservation, development, utilization and inspection of forest resources and forestland, promotion of regeneration and tree planting, and increase of forest resources in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic

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  • 2008.Decree On the Implementation of the Land Law No. 88/PM VCC, Date 03 June 2008
    2008.Decree On the Implementation of the Land Law No. 88/PM VCC, Date 03 June 2008
    Author:  Prime Minister’s Office
    Producing Organization:  Prime Minister’s Office
    Use Rights:  no copyrights
    Availability:  Only solf copy available
    Language:  Lao, English
    Type:  Document
    Size:  310.97 kB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  decree on the implementation of the land law, land management, land protection, regulation on land, land surface, land use rights, land utilization rights, land certificate, land lease, land concession, state land, land development
    Summary:  

    This Decree is issued for the purpose of implementing the Land Law relating to the management, protection, use and development of land in an efficient, peaceful, and fair manner as well as ensuring the compliance with the set-targets and the uniformity of practice throughout the country.

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  • 2008.Law on Electricity No. 03/NA Vientiane Capital City, date 8 December 2008
    2008.Law on Electricity No. 03/NA Vientiane Capital City, date 8 December 2008
    Author:  National Assembly
    Producing Organization:  National Assembly
    Use Rights:  no copyrights
    Availability:  Only solf copy available
    Language:  Lao, English
    Type:  Document
    Size:  155.71 kB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  law on electricity, electrical powre, electrical energy, water power, wild power, solar power, petroleum, coal, wastes power, heater power, gas, palm oil, nuclear power
    Summary:  

    The law on electricity determine principles, regulations and measures concerning administration,management, monitoring electricity production, electricity’s business has effectively through the use of highly productive natural resources by sustainable use in order to improve social economic development goals and upgrade people standard living

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  • 2009.Decreeon State Land Lease or Concession No. 135/PM VCC, Date 25/05/2009
    2009.Decreeon State Land Lease or Concession No. 135/PM VCC, Date 25/05/2009
    Author:  Prime Minister’s Office
    Producing Organization:  Prime Minister’s Office
    Use Rights:  no copyrights
    Availability:  solf copy available, Hard copy availableto borrow at LINK Resource Centre
    Language:  Lao, English
    Type:  Document,books
    Size:  136.3 kB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  decree on state land lease or concession, land development, land investment, land lease, land concession
    Summary:  

    This Decree determines the principles, procedures, and measures regarding granting of state land for lease or concession with the aim to ensure the uniform management and use throughout the country, to boost the development of state land, to turn land into capital, to promote the investment for cash crop production and for services, and to build income for the state budget.

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  • 2009.LAW ON INVESTMENT PROMOTION No. 02 /NA Vientiane Capital, July 08, 2009
    2009.LAW ON INVESTMENT PROMOTION No. 02 /NA Vientiane Capital, July 08, 2009
    Author:  National Assembly
    Producing Organization:  National Assembly
    Use Rights:  no copyrights
    Availability:  Only solf copy available
    Language:  Lao, English
    Type:  document
    Size:  135.12 kB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  law on investment promotion, concession, direct investment, indirect investment, policy on investment
    Summary:  

    The Law on Investment Promotion defines principles, regulations and measures regarding the domestic and foreign investment promotion and administration in order to enable investments expediently, quickly and in conformity
    with laws and regulations, as protected by the Government, and to ensure the rights and benefits of investors, the state and people

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