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  • 1. The socio-geography of mining and hydro in Lao PDR
    1.  The socio-geography of mining and hydro in Lao PDR
    Author:  Fenton.N and Lindelow.M
    Producing Organization:  Swiss National Centre
    Use Rights:  Non copyrighted
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    Language:  English
    Type:  Research document
    Size:  3.94 MB
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    Tags:  geography, landlocked country, natural resources, mineral and reduce poverty
    Summary:  

    Lao PDR is a poor landlocked country but it is rich in natural resources. Its mountainous geography gives rise to significant hydropower potential and the country is also rich in mineral deposits,the most

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  • 2 Policy Brief: Rural Land Management and Land Administration
    2 Policy Brief: Rural Land Management and Land Administration
    Author:  Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry
    Producing Organization:  Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry
    Use Rights:  Non copyrighted
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    Language:  English
    Type:  Policy document
    Size:  271.86 kB
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    Tags:  land management, policy design, agencies
    Summary:  

    Insufficient capacity to manage.Reduces village land use options,Increasing land disputes and land grabbing,Land suitability maps and soil surveys are inadequate land use planning tools; need more socio-economic input.ƒMonitoring focused on enforcement.Increased degradation of lands due

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  • 4 Lao land concessions, development for the people
    4 Lao land concessions, development for the people
    Author:  Cor. H. Hanssen
    Producing Organization:  CIDSE-Laos Management Advisor
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    Language:  English
    Type:  Report document
    Size:  142.65 kB
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    Tags:  land concessions, laos concerning, conclusions
    Summary:  

    In May 2007 Laos’ Prime Minister Bouasone Bouphavanh announced a moratorium on the granting of new land concessions in order to give government time to review the existing policies and improve perceived weaknesses. Such a critical review is very welcome. However, most problems seem to be caused not as much by deficient rules as by incorrect implementation of the policies and laws.

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  • 5 Land Concessions, Land Tenure, and Livelihood Change: Plantation Development in Attapeu Province, Southern Laos
    5 Land Concessions, Land Tenure, and Livelihood Change: Plantation Development in Attapeu Province, Southern Laos
    Author:  Cor. H. Hanssen
    Producing Organization:  CIDSE-Laos Management Advisor
    Use Rights:  Non copyrighted
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    Language:  English
    Type:  Research document
    Size:  1.98 MB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  land concessions, laos concerning, conclusions
    Summary:  

    In May 2007 Laos’ Prime Minister Bouasone Bouphavanh announced a moratorium on the granting of new land concessions in order to give government time to review the existing policies and improve perceived weaknesses.

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  • 6 CIDSE Lao land concessions, development for the people
    6 CIDSE Lao land concessions, development for the people
    Author:  Cor. H. Hanssen
    Producing Organization:  CIDSE-Laos Management Advisor
    Use Rights:  Non copyrighted
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    Language:  English
    Type:  Research document
    Size:  142.65 kB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  land concessions, laos concerning, conclusions
    Summary:  

    In May 2007 Laos’ Prime Minister Bouasone Bouphavanh announced a moratorium on the granting of new land
    concessions in order to give government time to review the existing policies and improve perceived weaknesses. Such a critical review is very welcome.

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  • 7 Land Concession Induced Livelihood Changes Research on land and livelihood impacts from land concession from mono-culture tree plantation
    7 Land Concession Induced Livelihood Changes Research on land and livelihood impacts from land concession from mono-culture tree plantation
    Author:  CIDSE-Laos
    Producing Organization:  CIDSE-Laos
    Use Rights:  Non copyrighted
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    Language:  English
    Type:  Research document
    Size:  955.17 kB
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    Tags:  respondents, land, villagers, people, plantation, communities, concessions
    Summary:  

    This research was done to contribute to the debate on the economic concession model by providing local people's perspectives and experiences of the plantations. As well as to formulate policy recommendations in order to avoid livelihood impacts from future land concessions

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  • A HUMAN RIGHTS IMPACT ASSESSMENT: Hoang Anh Gia Lai Economic Land Concessions in Ratanakiri Province, Cambodia 2015
    A HUMAN RIGHTS IMPACT ASSESSMENT: Hoang Anh Gia Lai Economic Land Concessions in Ratanakiri Province, Cambodia 2015
    Author:  Natalie Bugalski and Ratha Thuon
    Producing Organization:  BRICS Initiatives for Critical Agrarian Studies (BICAS),MOSAIC Research Project, Land Deal Politics Initiative (LDPI), RCSD Chiang Mai University, Transnational Institute
    Use Rights:  No copyrigtht
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    Language:  English
    Type:  Published docs
    Size:  746.17 kB
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    Tags:  international human rights law, the right of self-determination, the right to an adequate standard of living, the right to health, the right to enjoy culture and practice traditions, the right to an effective remedy
    Summary:  

    This recommendation was made by the first Special Representative of the UN Secretary General for Human Rights in Cambodia, Michael Kirby, after he visited a plantation concession in atanakiri in January 1996. Almost two decades on, the Cambodian government has done little to curb the ongoing human violations caused by economic land concessions. Communities, including those affected by HAGL, continue to struggle to stave off these threats to their survival.

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  • A landscape approach to co-designing climate change adaptation and mitigation strategies with farming communities 2015
    A landscape approach to co-designing climate change adaptation and mitigation strategies with farming communities 2015
    Author:  Castella Jean‐Christophe1,2, Lienhard Pascal1, Phimmasone Sisavath3, Chaivanhna Soulikone3, Khamxaykhay Chanthasone3, Enjalric Frank
    Producing Organization:  EUROPEAN UNION
    Use Rights:  No copyrigtht
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    Language:  English
    Type:   application/pdf
    Size:  1015.56 kB
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    Tags:  climate change adaptation; landscape approach; laos
    Summary:  

    Landscape approaches emphasize adaptive management, stakeholder involvement, and
    multiple objectives. Identifying relevant ‘heuristic mechanisms’ and ‘windows of opportunity’
    provide greater impacts on livelihoods, ecosystem services and resilience to climate change.

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  • Agricultural land acquisitions: a lens on Southeast Asia
    Agricultural land acquisitions: a lens on Southeast Asia
    Author:  iied
    Producing Organization:  Briefing the global land rush
    Use Rights:   non copyrighted
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    Language:  English
    Type:  File of the land concession document
    Size:  427.23 kB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  acquisiting, regulating, private, ivesment, priority
    Summary:  

    Emily Polack is a researcher in the Land Rights Team in IIED’s Natural Resources Group. Additional research for this briefing was undertaken by Nicola
    Christie, an intern with the Land Rights Team at IIED in 2011.

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  • Building up Land Concession Inventories The Case of Lao PDR February 2014
    Building up Land Concession Inventories The Case of Lao PDR  February 2014
    Author:  GIZ
    Producing Organization:  GIZ
    Use Rights:  No copyrights
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    Language:  English
    Type:  Report
    Size:  3.03 MB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  administrative. forestry. investment
    Summary:  

    Lao PDR is a developing country that was significantly affected by the trend of foreign investments in land. Investors, primarily from the economically stronger neighbouring
    countries China, Viet Nam and Thailand, are seeking revenues from mining, hydropower, agriculture and forestry

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  • Corruption and Good Governance in Asia
    Corruption and Good Governance in Asia
    Author:  Nicholas Tarling
    Producing Organization:  Routledge studies in the modern history of Asia
    Use Rights:  No copyrigtht
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    Language:  English
    Type:  Published docs
    Size:  1012.27 kB
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    Tags:  corruption and good governance
    Summary:  

    This book has its origins in a conference, ‘From Miracle to Crisis and
    Beyond: Governance, Institutions and Anti-Corruption in Asia’, held in
    April 2003 at The University of Auckland.

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  • DEALING WITH DISCLOSURE: IMPROVING TRANSPARENCY IN DECISION-MAKING OVER LARGE-SCALE LAND ACQUISITIONS, ALLOCATIONS AND INVESTMENTS APRIL 2012
    DEALING WITH DISCLOSURE: IMPROVING TRANSPARENCY IN DECISION-MAKING OVER LARGE-SCALE LAND ACQUISITIONS, ALLOCATIONS AND INVESTMENTS APRIL 2012
    Author:  INTERNATION LAND COAUTION,The OaKLand Institute,global witness
    Producing Organization:  INTERNATION LAND COAUTION,The OaKLand Institute,global witness
    Use Rights:  non copyrighted
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    Language:  English
    Type:  Report
    Size:  2.38 MB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  investments, environment, rights
    Summary:  

    The surge in large-scale commercial interest in land by domestic, international, private, and public actors has prompted a wide variety of stakeholders to consider how such investments may contribute to, rather than erode, local development priorities

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  • elites vs. reform in laos, cambodia, and vietnam 2 April 2012
    elites vs. reform in laos, cambodia, and vietnam      2 April 2012
    Author:  Martin Gainsborough
    Producing Organization:  Journal of Democracy
    Use Rights:  No Copyrights
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    Language:  english
    Type:  Report
    Size:  560.56 kB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  political of laos, vietnam and cambudia
    Summary:  

    During the last decade, the Lao PDR has established and developed rudimentary institutions for Good Governance and Participatory Development: the Constitution, legal codes, the National Assembly, the judicial branch, research institutes, the national auditing system, tax collection, and enforcement bodies.

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  • Governance and participation in Laos JUNE 2003
    Governance and participation in Laos     JUNE 2003
    Author:  Martin Gainsborough
    Producing Organization:  Journal of Democracy
    Use Rights:  No Copyrights
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    Language:  english
    Type:  Report
    Size:  1.26 MB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  political of laos, vietnam and cambudia
    Summary:  

    During the last decade, the Lao PDR has established and developed rudimentary institutions for Good Governance and Participatory Development: the Constitution, legal codes, the National Assembly, the judicial branch, research institutes, the national auditing system, tax collection, and enforcement bodies.

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  • Governance Failures and the Fragmentation of Tropical Forests 08 July 2015
    Governance Failures and the Fragmentation of Tropical Forests                     08 July 2015
    Author:  Keith D Barney
    Producing Organization:  Australian National University
    Use Rights:  No Copyrights
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    Language:  english
    Type:  Report
    Size:  574.25 kB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  protect forest
    Summary:  

    In this chapter, we have examined the links between commercial logging and forest conversion, governance failures and the fragmentation of tropical forests

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  • How Land Concessions Affect Places Elsewhere: Telecoupling, Political Ecology, and Large-Scale Plantations in Southern Laos and Northeastern Cambodia 2015
    How Land Concessions Affect Places Elsewhere: Telecoupling, Political Ecology, and Large-Scale Plantations in Southern Laos and Northeastern Cambodia 2015
    Author:   Ian G. Baird, Jefferson Fox
    Producing Organization:   University of Wisconsin-Madison , East West Center
    Use Rights:  No Copyrights
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    Language:  English
    Type:  Published docs
    Size:  1015.56 kB
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    Tags:  laos; cambodia; vietnam; teleconnections; telecoupling; transnational; economic land concessions; land grabbing; political ecology
    Summary:  
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  • Integrating Wetland Ecosystem Values into Urban Planning: The Case of That Luang Marsh, Vientiane, Lao PDRP Pauline Gerrard
    Integrating Wetland Ecosystem Values into Urban Planning: The Case of That Luang Marsh, Vientiane, Lao PDRP Pauline Gerrard
    Author:  STEO
    Producing Organization:  IUCN
    Use Rights:  Non copyrighted
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    Language:  English
    Type:  Project document
    Size:  862.7 kB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  services, goods, value, management, water quality, vientiane, wetlands, loss
    Summary:  

    Despite well established assessment methods for valuing freshwater wetland goods and services, relatively little work has been carried out on developing and applying economic assessment techniques to identify concrete measures for the sustainable management of urban wetland systems.

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  • International Journal of Law in Context Property in a shrinking planet: fault lines in international human rights and investment law 2015
    International Journal of Law in Context  Property in a shrinking planet: fault lines in international human rights and investment law 2015
    Author:  Lorenzo Cotula
    Producing Organization:  Lorenzo Cotula
    Use Rights:  No Copyrights
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    Language:  English
    Type:  Report
    Size:  410.44 kB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  additional services for international journal of law in
    Summary:  

    Long at the margins of international law, property is now among the key challenges facing international
    law- and decision-makers

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  • Land Acquisition, Investment, and Development in the Lao Coffee Sector: Successes and Failures 2015
    Land Acquisition, Investment, and Development in the Lao Coffee Sector: Successes and Failures 2015
    Author:  Peter Messerli , Oliver Schönweger
    Producing Organization:  Centre for Development and Environment, University of Bern, Centre for Development and Environment, University of Bern
    Use Rights:  No Copyrights
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    Language:  english
    Type:  Report
    Size:  768.17 kB
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    Tags:  laos; land grabbing; large-scale land acquisition; coffee; failed agricultural investment
    Summary:  

    Additionally, institutional reconfiguration will be required in Laos and in other countries to
    guarantee optimum management of land resources. Investor screening systems ought to be developed,
    while penalties and contracts have to be enforced. Increased

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  • Land Concession Induced Livelihood Changes Research on land and livelihood impacts from land concession from mono-culture tree plantation
    Land Concession Induced Livelihood Changes Research on land and livelihood impacts from land concession from mono-culture tree plantation
    Author:  et la Soridarate'
    Producing Organization:  CIDSE
    Use Rights:  non copyrighted
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    Language:  English
    Type:  File of the land concession document
    Size:  1.16 MB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  concession, induced, livelihood, plantation, research
    Summary:  

    This research is one aspect of CIDSE-Laos’ future strategic planning in becoming an organization working specifically on land issues.

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