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Assessment of the new Land Law and Forestry Law in Laos: Customary Tenure Rights over Land and Forests

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.

Briefing note: Women’s Land Rights Study in Laos

This briefing note ‘Women’s Land Rights Study in Laos’, is a summary of research report commissioned by the LIWG and done by a team of local and international consultants in 2019 on Women and Land rights in Lao PDR: Rural Transformation and a Dream of Secure Land Tenure

Women and Land Rights in Lao PDR: Rural Transformation and a dream of secure tenure

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.

Land is Life: Short stories book

This is a compilation of short stories written by secondary students in Champasak Province. The stories depict the fundamental centrality of land to the livelihoods of rural Lao populations.

The briefing notes to the draft Land Law 2019

The draft of amended Land Law of 2019 shows improvements to previous drafts, however there are some elements of concern remain, so the Land Law Advisory Group presented 7 recommendations as briefing notes to the draft amended Land Law

Turning Land into Capital: Assessing A Decade of Policy in Practice

ຫຼາຍກວ່າ 10 ປີ ພາຍຫຼັງໄດ້ຮັບການສ້າງ, ລັດຖະບານລາວໄດ້ຕັ້ງຄໍາຖາມກ່ຽວກັບປະສິດທິຜົນຂອງນະໂຍບາຍ “ການຫັນທີ່ດິນເປັນທຶນ” ໃນການສ້າງມູນຄ່າທາງເສດຖະກິດຈາກການຫັນເປັນທຸລະກິດຂອງທີ່ດິນອໍານວຍຄວາມສະດວກໃຫ້ແກ່ການພັດທະນາເສດຖະກິດທ້ອງຖິ່ນ ແລະ ການຫຼຸດຜ່ອນງົບປະມານຂອງລັດຕໍ່ການພັດທະນາໂຄ່ງລ່າງພື້ນຖານ.

Voluntary Commitment Responsible Agribusiness Lao PDR

ບັນດາພັນທະດ້ວຍຄວາມສະໝັກໃຈ ທີ່ໄດ້ຖືກສະເໜີເຫຼົ່ານີ້ປະກອບດ້ວຍຫຼາຍມາດຕະຖານທີ່ບັນດາວິສາຫະກິດ ທີ່ດໍາເນີນທຸລະກິດພາບໃນ ສປປລາວ ຄວນປະຕິບັດຕາມ ເພື່ອສ້າງຕ່ອງໂສ້ຂອງມູນຄ່າຜະລລິດຕະພັນກະສິກໍາແບບມີຄວາມຮັບຜິດຊອບ.

Developments in Land Use Planning in Lao PDR since 2009

To alleviate poverty in rural communities, LUP models need to be rigorous in ensuring that farmers have sufficient agricultural land, since they often under report their requirements to avoid land taxes.

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Lao Front to NA: Tackle inappropriate land occupation, lack of compensation

compensation for the loss of crops by those in agricultural areas affected by construction projects often fails to meet state criteria, while project owners have used administrative authorities against residents without sufficient reason.

Impact of the LIFE project’s Coaching on Facilitation Skills and Customary Land Rights and Its Use in the Activities of the MMC

This case studies follows up on the understanding of customary land rights in 3 target villages of MCC in Xiengkhuang and the impact of the LIFE and MCC trainings on the understanding of the relevant law articles and the use of this knowledge at village level.

LIWG Newsletter Volume of July - September 2021

this newsletter, highlight activities from last three months are presented: Legal Calendar 2022 development taskforce; Community of Practice on Women Land Rights; LIWG advocacy plan: influencing better policy and legislation in the land sector in Laos; Digital Security training. We also presented the meeting of LSSWG and Key activities of LIFE project and members.

Impacts of chemical use in agriculture and mitigation methods: Legal Calendar topic of November -December 2021

This topic aims to raise awareness the public to access and use information properly especially the safe use of chemicals in the cultivation. It’s essential for all parties such as investors, project owners, and public to have obligation on the chemical use to ensure there is no harm to the environment and the health of the people.