Nearly three years after the filing of the lawsuit-the court has decided that the that work on the Jiasa Hydropower Station in Yuxi County must be stopped, to protect the last major habitat of the endangered green peafowl.
The assessment focused on seven scenarios, namely so-called ghost projects, cancelled projects, expired projects, implementing projects, those without land leases and concessions from the government, conflicted projects, and projects transferred from state ownership to private use.
In 2018, the Lao government, Laos Maha Nathi Sithandone (Hong Kong) Investment Co., Ltd., and LTV Road and Bridge Construction Sole Co., Ltd. signed an agreement to develop the Maha Nathi Sithandone Special Economic Zone on an area of 9,846 hectares on islands in Khong district.
women have lost access to and control over land. In the matrilineal villages, women have lost private customary lowland paddy fields while in the patrilineal villages they have lost mostly fields in communal land areas that were used for subsistence agriculture.