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  1. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2014
    Laos

    This paper examines and discusses issues concerning the smallholder teak forestry in taungya style in southern Laos. The Provincial department of Agriculture and Forestry of Champasack Province introduced teak forestry for two reasons; poverty reduction and reforestation. We have conducted surveys in a rural village which has typical features of population size and ethnic. Questionnaire survey and field survey with GPS were conducted to collect household-level information and to produce an accurate land-use map respectively.

  2. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    December, 2015
    Laos

    The Lao Land and Forest Allocation Policy (LFAP) was intended to provide clearer property rights for swidden farmers living in mountainous areas. These lands are legally defined as “State” forests but are under various forms of customary tenure. The policy involves demarcating village territorial boundaries, ecological zoning of lands within village territories, and finally allocating a limited number of individual land parcels to specific households for farming.

  3. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2016
    Laos

    Land-titling programs, land and forest allocation programs, and projects on state-allocated land for development and investment in Laos have been key drivers of change in land tenure. These have triggered major shifts in land use rights, from customary, to temporary, and then to permanent land use rights. This article explores how government programs to grant land use rights to individual households have affected the way people have been able to acquire and secure land tenure.

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2009
    Burkina Faso, Honduras, Mozambique, Chile, Mali, Burundi, Zimbabwe, Sri Lanka, Laos, Ghana, Venezuela, Sierra Leone, Malawi, Pakistan, Niger, Rwanda, Liberia, Philippines, Madagascar, Eswatini, Kenya, Europe, Asia, Africa, Northern America

    Document de travail sur les régimes fonciers 11. Cette publication conjointe entre la FAO et UN-HABITAT cherche à améliorer et à mieux définir les processus, mécanismes et institutions de gouvernance foncières dans les zones rurales et urbaines. Ce document, tout en soulignant l’excellence des politiques, législations et réformes techniques foncières, en termes d’élaboration, relève toutefois un certain nombre de problèmes de mise en œuvre, en constatant des glissements, des interruptions, voire même des inversions.

  5. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2003
    France, Switzerland, United States of America, Fiji, Afghanistan, Samoa, Zimbabwe, Sri Lanka, Australia, Jamaica, United Kingdom, Canada, New Zealand, Laos, Japan, Uganda, Italy, Ecuador, Cambodia, India
  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2012
    Indonesia, Kenya, Burkina Faso, Laos, Ghana, South Africa, Ivory Coast, Asia, Africa

    In order to check and promote the positive synergies between private companies and rural households, an analysis of past and ongoing experiences of contract farming is required. It represents the main objective of this report. The objectives of this study are to: describe the effects of contract farming schemes, characterize the factors limiting or promoting these various impacts, identify key findings to promote the emergence of positive synergies.

  7. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2009
    Burkina Faso, Bangladesh, Germany, China, Namibia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Finland, Thailand, Nepal, Jordan, Laos, Philippines, Malaysia, Cambodia, Netherlands, India, Bhutan, Maldives, Romania, Mongolia, Asia

    FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations), Germany, IFAD (International Fund for Agricultural Development), Finland, GTZ (Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit), UN-Habitat, World Bank and UNDP, and IPC (International NGO/CSO Planning Committee for Food Sovereignty), Food First International Action Network (FIAN), ILC (International Land Coalition), FIG (International Federation of Surveyors) and other development partners are working together with countries to prepare Voluntary Guidelines that will provide practical guidance to states, civil society, the private se

  8. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2002
    Bangladesh, Kenya, Mali, Namibia, Indonesia, Bolivia, Ethiopia, Niger, Nepal, Laos, Nicaragua, Uganda, Kyrgyzstan, Cambodia, India, Mexico, Brazil, Africa, Asia

    Section 1 will examine current debates around poverty, vulnerability and livelihood issues related to access to natural resources. Section 2 will describe the main features of the sustainable livelihoods approaches and relate them to current thinking about access to natural resources. Section 3 will describe and categorise the different types of problems and opportunities that the rural poor face with respect to access to natural resources.

  9. Library Resource
    Manuals & Guidelines
    January, 2017
    Global, Laos

    FAO published its Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure (VGGT) of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security in 2012. The purpose of these guidelines is to serve as reference and to provide guidance to improve the governance of tenure of land, fisheries and forest with the overarching goal of achieving food security for all and to support the progressive realization of the right to adequate food in the context of national food security. The guidelines were translated into Lao and published in 2013.

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