Author: Jean-Christophe Castella and Jean-Francois KiblerProducing Organization: IRD-CIRAD and GRET- Professionals for Fair Development Use Rights: No CopyrightsAvailability: Softcopy onlyLanguage: English
.A comparative analysis of agroecology network led to a classification based on their conditions of emergence, their structure and governance mechanisms. The study points the strengths and weaknesses of the existing networks at the different scales. It shows that the different agroecology schools are not necessarily well coordinated at each level (national, regional, global) nor across levels for each agroecology school. The activities of a regional agroecology learning alliance should be grounded in strong national networks and endorsed by global networks.
International labor migration and remittances have grown increasingly more important in the global economy andin many developing countries, including Laos. More than half a million of Lao migrant workers were employed in many countries around the world in 2010
The Strategy is a product of the MRC member Countries of Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand and Vietnam and will be implemented by them with the support and facilitation of the MRC and the financial support of their key development partners.
Analyse the contents and extent of forest-related rights that can be devolved to the local level according to the prevailing legal frameworks in six developing countries, to develop an empirical typology that represents the main types of devolution, and to compare the cases against a theoretical ideal type to assess in what way and to what extent the cases are similar to or differ from the theoretical construct.
Author: Damrong Charles PHOMDOUANGSYProducing Organization: SMALL SCALE AGRO-ENTERPRISE DEVEOLOPMENT FOR THE UPLANDS (SADU)
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Type: Research document Size: 370.8 kBPublished Date:Tags: cattle farming system analysis, xieng khouang provice, livestock production, market chain for cattle
The small-scale agro-enterprise development Upland (SADU) project has been to examine the market-chain for cattle and buffalo in Xieng Khouang province and piloted a number of other initiatives necessary to support the development of small holder fo livestock production.
Author: Mike DwyerProducing Organization: CIDSE-Laos,Plan International LaosUse Rights: No copyrightAvailability: Only softcopy availableLanguage: English
Type: Research document Size: 1.25 MBPublished Date:Tags: land concessions, capital, turning land into capital, land concessions for investment in laos
This volume comprises Part 1 of the report, and focuses on research summaries. Part 2(“Gaps analysis and recommendations for future research”) will be published as a separate document. As part of an ongoing discussion about how to study the relationship between land concessions and livelihoods, the results of the report will also be presented orally to the INGO Network in late 2007.
Provides overall development framework related to the forestry sector and reviews main events and activities of the forestry sector, which took place in 2006/07, the report reviews forestry activities in detail to some extent and provides achievements, issues and constraints to be addressed according to the main programs of the FS 2020.
Development of such a strategic approach is the purpose of this ANR needs assessment. Specifically, the TA is expected to deliver an integrated policy and investment framework within which contingent future ADB investments.
This is the first country-wide food security study undertaken in the Lao PDR. Its purpose is to provide WFP and its partners with a good understanding of the nature and extent of food insecurity and suggest interventions that could sustainably address some of these issues.
The government continued to make progress with the overall public finance management framework, including issuing a decree on MOF restructuring and the approval of a new chart of accounts consistent with the new Budget Law and with the International Finance Statistics guidelines.
Author: The World Bank GroupProducing Organization: the World Bank GroupUse Rights: No copyrightAvailability: Only softcopy availableLanguage: English
Type: Research document Size: 488.12 kBPublished Date:Tags: land concessions, concessions, areas communities, land investment, forestry management, challenges in promoting sustainable development
Discusses key issues revolving around the sustainable utilization of land and the mechanisms through an examination of
GoL‟s policy statements such as the “Sixth National Socio Economic Development Plan (2006-2010)” and “Regulations for Implementing Decree 192/PM on the Compensation and Resettlement of People Affected by Development Projects”
(No. 2432/STEA, Vientiane, November 2005).
Author: C.ChandrasekharanProducing Organization: Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United NationsUse Rights: No copyrightAvailability: Only softcopy availableLanguage: English
Type: Report documentSize: 1.55 MBPublished Date:Tags: effective policy, law and regulations for sustainable development, morketing of non-wood forest products
Defined as “goods of biological origin other than wood, as well as services derived from forests and allied land uses”, NWFPs cover a wide range: food, fodder, fibre, fertilizer, flosses, organic construction materials, non-wood lingo-cellulosic products, natural dyes, tannin, gums, .............as well as services such as eco-tourism and environemtnal conservation. The emphasis of this report, however, is on material goods.