This topic aims to inform the implementation of the principles and procedures for planning, protection, management of conservation forests and sustainable use of village resources. The implementation of such activities must be in a way that people in the village can be aware of their roles and responsibilities, which must be clear and well-adopted to ensure the effective implementation.
This report specifically details the differences between the newly promulgated Land Law and Forestry Law and their predecessor laws, the Land Law 2003 and the Forestry Law 2007, respectively, noting both their improvements and shortcomings.
The settlement of land issues with administrative characteristics is about settling issues related to State Land acquisition without authorization, using land in contradiction of its objectives, not using land after being transferred, failure to pay taxes or land use fees, land boundaries and other issues having administrative characteristics and other matter with Administrative Characteristics in by Laws and Regulations.
This LIWG Newsletter covers activities from January - March 2021 is our 10th issue. This provides updates on activities implemented by the Secretariat, its members and its network related to land advocacy, natural resource protection, and the promotion of human rights related to land and natural resource tenures.
Key highlights of this issue are about series of online sessions on the new Land Law and Forestry Law, a sharing good practice of members of their work with community in the province, online coaching on Conflict Resolution to a partner’s organization by LIFE project and key activities from LIWG's member and partner on customary land right recognition. There is also a summary of highlight news and announcement for upcoming activities.