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  1. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    September, 2019
    Ethiopia, Peru, Laos, Global

    This brochure presents recent digital innovations that enable a more effective, efficient and transparentin land management. It refers to examples in Peru, Ethiopia and Laos.

  2. Library Resource
    Encouraging better land use practices among agricultural businesses in Laos

    A Story of Change about Niphonsub Tea Company

    Reports & Research
    October, 2019
    Asia, South-Eastern Asia, Laos

    For more than a decade, the government of Lao PDR has promoted commercial uses of agricultural land by private investors. While investment in land has enormous potential to promote Laos’ economic development, benefits have been unevenly distributed across society. Some business practices affecting land use have also been associated with displacement, environmental degradation and land disputes.

  3. Library Resource
    Encouraging better land use practices among agricultural businesses in Laos

    A Story of Change about a Chinese banana company in Sayabouri District, Lao PDR

    Reports & Research
    October, 2019
    Asia, South-Eastern Asia, Laos

    For more than a decade, the government of Lao PDR has promoted commercial uses of agricultural land by private investors. While investment in land has enormous potential to promote Laos’ economic development, benefits have been unevenly distributed across society. Some business practices affecting land use have also been associated with displacement, environmental degradation and land disputes.

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2009
    Laos

    In the last decade the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR) has transformed itself into a provider of natural resources (timber, agricultural products, minerals, and energy) for its wealthier and more populated neighbours China, Vietnam and Thailand. 

  5. Library Resource
    Secure Land Tenure Rights For All

    Successful Approaches and Their Impacts

    Policy Papers & Briefs
    July, 2019
    Africa, Ethiopia, Uganda, Namibia, Latin America and the Caribbean, Brazil, Peru, Asia, Cambodia, Laos, Eastern Europe, Global

    The aim of this policy paper is to present successful approaches to secure land tenure rights in rural and urban areas. To support future programmatic decisions by the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), this paper focusses especially on impacts and good practices. It discusses examples from the German technical cooperation but also includes good practices and impacts achieved by other development partners.

  6. Library Resource

    Based on experiences gained in the GIZ supported Programmes NU-IRDP, LM-RED and LMDP

    Reports & Research
    September, 2015
    Laos

    In principle, all land in the Lao People's Democratic Republic (Lao PDR) belongs to the National Community, although citizens and legal entities have the right to receive permanent land use rights. These land use rights are certified in the form of land titles, which currently can be issued to individuals (persons, couples, joint ownership or legal entities), collectives and state land.

  7. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    September, 2019
    Ethiopia, Madagascar, Uganda, Benin, Paraguay, Peru, Laos, Global

    This brochure provides an overview of the Global Programme Responsible Land Policy (GPRLP) implemented by the German Development Cooperation Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ). It points out the relevance of land rights for reducing hunger and conflicts as well as the potential for achieving environmental, social and economic development.

  8. Library Resource
    GIZ (2019) Village Land Management a few years on. An Impact Study of GIZ supported Land Use Planning and Land Registration in Lao PDR .jpg

    An Impact Study of GIZ-supported Land Use Planning and Land Registration in Lao PDR

    Reports & Research
    July, 2019
    Asia, Laos

    Since 2010, the GIZ Land Programme in Lao PDR has sought to improve the land tenure security of rural communities. The programme currently consists of three projects – the BMZ-commissioned Land Management and Decentralised Planning (LMDP) Project, the Enhanced Land Tenure Security (ELTeS) sub-project within a global programme on responsible land policy, as well as the German contribution to the Mekong River Land Governance (MRLG) Initiative.

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