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

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

 
  Daniel Hayward

The task of opening a large event is never easy.

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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

The impacts of agribusiness and plantation investments on the forests of the Mekong region have been widely documented.

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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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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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Customary tenure meets responsible agricultural investments: Country Insights Digest #1 - May 2021

 
  Daniel Hayward

In this first edition, Daniel Hayward brings you four articles that talk about customary land tenure and responsible agricultural investment.

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Responsible Land-Based Investments: Interview with Nathaniah Jacobs

 
  Nathaniah Jacobs

As part of the launch of the Responsible Land-Based Investment Navigator 2.0, the Land Portal spoke with Nathaniah Jacobs, Senior Researcher at the International Institute for Environment and Devel

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