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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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  • 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
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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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  • Governance and participation in Laos JUNE 2003
    Governance and participation in Laos     JUNE 2003
    Author:  Martin Gainsborough
    Producing Organization:  Journal of Democracy
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    Language:  english
    Type:  Report
    Size:  1.26 MB
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    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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  • 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
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    Language:  english
    Type:  Report
    Size:  560.56 kB
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    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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  • The future of Autocracies in south east Asia Vietnam, Cambudia and Laos August 24-25 2011
    The future of Autocracies in south east Asia Vietnam, Cambudia and Laos      August 24-25 2011
    Author:  Martin Gainsborough
    Producing Organization:  University of Bristol
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    Language:  english
    Type:  Report
    Size:  882.69 kB
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    Tags:  political of laos, vietnam and cambudia
    Summary:  

    politicial and economic forecasting in something economist and political scienctist are notoriously bad at, notwithstanding the veritable industry which surrounds such activity

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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
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    Language:  english
    Type:  Report
    Size:  574.25 kB
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    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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  • Women's Work and Market Hierarchies Along the Border of Lao PDR December 2004
    Women's Work and Market Hierarchies Along the Border of Lao PDR December 2004
    Author:  Kyoko Kusakabe
    Producing Organization:  Asian Institute of Technology
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    Language:  english
    Type:  Report
    Size:  260.22 kB
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    Tags:  how the women benefited from these activities in terms of income and status depends on how other members of the family perceived these activities
    Summary:  

    Contrary to claims by some neo-liberalists that international borders are becoming irrelevant, market liberalisation can actually enhance the effect that borders
    have on the lives of the people living along them.

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  • LARGE SCALE LAND ACQUISITIONS IN SOUTHEAST ASIA Rural transformations between global agendas and peoples’ right to food August 2014
    LARGE SCALE LAND ACQUISITIONS IN SOUTHEAST ASIA Rural transformations between global agendas and peoples’ right to food   August 2014
    Author:  Christophe Gironde
    Producing Organization:  swiss net work for international studies
    Use Rights:  No Copyrights
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    Language:  english
    Type:  Report
    Size:  3.55 MB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  land investment in rurul
    Summary:  

    we have created and identified tyde pologise in the three part of our research. In the first part we identified three majar patterns in the process leading LSLAs in Cambudia and Laos, in which in national provincial and authorities play defferent roles

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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
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    Language:  English
    Type:  Report
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    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 rights and investment treaties Exploring the interface 2015
    Land rights and investment treaties Exploring the interface 2015
    Author:  Lorenzo Cotula
    Producing Organization:  Lorenzo Cotula
    Use Rights:  No Copyrights
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    Language:  english
    Type:  Report
    Size:  1.08 MB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  iied land, investment and rights series
    Summary:  

    Most investment treaties enable states to regulate the acquisition of land rights by foreign investors. But depending on their formulation, “pre-establishment”
    investment treaties can require states to remove restrictions on the acquisition of land rights that treat foreign investors differently from local nationals

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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
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • The Special Economic Zones of the Greater Mekong Subregion: Land Ownership and Social Transformation
    The Special Economic Zones of the Greater Mekong Subregion: Land Ownership and Social Transformation
    Author:  John Walsh
    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:  Report
    Size:  293.34 kB
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    Tags:  greater mekong subregion, land, special economic zone, transformation
    Summary:  

    The SEZ has become a significant part of the rapid economic development of the GMSR. It has a
    notable place in the creation and enactment of the trajectory that states follow when they embrace the
    Factory Asia paradigm of import-substituting, export-oriented, low labour cost competitiveness in
    manufacturing which is, of course, often located in designated areas.

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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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  • 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
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    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Land Grab: Changing the terrain of land tenure
    Land Grab: Changing the terrain of land tenure
    Author:  ANGOC
    Producing Organization:  ANGOC
    Use Rights:  Non copyrighted
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    Language:  English
    Type:  Project document
    Size:  4.39 MB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  lok niti, asian ngo coalition, people, development, village community
    Summary:  

    The complexity of Asian realities and diversity of NGOs highlight the need for a development leadership to service

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  • Land Rights and the rush for land
    Land Rights and the rush  for land
    Author:  Ward Anseeuw,Liz Alden Wily,Lorenzo Cotula,Michael Taylor
    Producing Organization:  iied,cirad,internationat land coaltion
    Use Rights:  Non copyrighted
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    Language:  English
    Type:  Project document
    Size:  1.88 MB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  processes, report, land, pressures, scales
    Summary:  

    The land and resource rights and livelihoods of rural communities are being put in jeopardy by the prevailing model of large-scale land acquisition

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