Read the latest news and blogs on land rights issues and investment

 

Read the latest news and blogs on land rights issues and investment

News and Blogs

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Demystifying FPIC: Tools to support development, avoid conflict and respect community rights

 
  Mr. Daniel Hayward

The third session of the Forum explored the nature of FPIC (Free, Prior and Informed Consent) and how it fits into the Mekong landscape, using case studies from a Vietnamese coffee project, and a c

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Responsible Agricultural Investment in Mekong forest landscapes

 
  Mr. Daniel Hayward

The fourth session of the Mekong Land Forum introduced the ASEAN Guidelines on Promoting Responsible Agricultural Investment and identified some of the challenges ahead in implementation.

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Looking at the future of customary rights in the forest landscapes of the Mekong region

 
  Mr. Daniel Hayward

In some closing words to the Forum, Vicky Tauli-Corpuz (UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, United Nations) applauded the attention given to customary land tenure.

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Strengthening the land rights of local communities and women in forest areas

 
  Mr. Daniel Hayward

The task of opening a large event is never easy.

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3rd Mekong Regional Land Forum: Forum Replay

 

Summaries and selected replays from the 3rd Mekong Regional Land Forum are available below. Full replays of the plenary sessions will be posted shortly -- check back soon!

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Enhancing responsible agricultural investment: What role should investment incentives play?

 
  Dr. Jana Herold

In the Mekong region, agriculture (including forestry and fisheries) employs over 43% of the population and contributes to around 16% to the regional GDP, making it an important sector for investme

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Comparative analysis of the legal frameworks in the context of responsible land-based investments: Cambodia, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Myanmar and Viet Nam

 
  Louisa J.M. Jansen

The recognition of customary tenure systems and responsible land-based investments that safeguard legitimate tenure rights and right holders are the interconnected main themes for mainstreaming the

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ABCs of land tenure: Multilingual resources for understanding key terms

 
  Louisa J.M. Jansen

To better understand key land tenure terms and their meaning, four bilingual glossaries have been prepared with the title "The ABC of land tenure - Key terms and their meaning with a focus on

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Responsible agricultural investment in Mekong forest landscapes: How do we get there?

 
  Rob Cole
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Demystifying FPIC

 
  Dr. Antoine Deligne

During Session 3 of the  3rd Mekong Regional Land Forum, we will talk about free, prior and informed consent (FPIC) standards, with the intention to address common concerns of government agencies a

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