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  • The Impact of Armed Conflict and Displacement on Land Rights in Kachin State

    Kachin internally displaced peoples (IDPs) have resided in IDP camps for over five years now due to displacement from armed conflict in northern Myanmar (Kachin and North Shan S...

  • Alternative Development or Business as Usual?: Chinas Opium Substitution Policy in Burma and Laos

    A significant part of opium and its derivative heroin on the market in China originates from the ‘Golden Triangle’ – roughly the area that spans northern Burma, Thailand and Lao...

  • Development Without Us: Village Agency and Land Confiscations in Southeast Myanmar

    Ten years since our report on ‘Village Agency: Rural Rights and Resistance in Militarised Karen State’, KHRG’s agency approach is as important as ever to understanding the exper...

  • From Conflicting to Complementing: The Formalisation of Customary Land Management Systems Governing Swidden Cultivation in Myanmar

    Swiddening is a traditional and widespread agricultural system in mountainous regions of Southeast Asia. It is prevalent in Myanmar’s hilly border region. However, economic, pol...

  • National Updates on Agribusiness Large Scale Land Acquisitions in Southeast Asia Brief #8 of 8: Union of Burma

    A growing body of literature and studies suggests that Burma has become the ‘latest flashpoint in an alarming trend’ of global land grabs. Sources suggest that the land and reso...

  • Variegated borderlands governance in Dehong Dai-Jingpo Autonomous Prefecture along the China-Myanmar border

    International borders and associated borderlands—especially as viewed at the national and international scales, and via regional and global-scale maps—are generally thought of a...

  • Notification of the Industrial Estate Authority of Thailand No. 103/2556 Re: Land Development for Business Operators in Industrial Estates

    By virtue of Section 10 (4) of the Industrial Estate Authority of Thailand Act B.E. 2522 (1979), as amended by the Industrial Estate Authority of Thailand Act (No. 3) B.E. 2539 ...

  • Indigenous knowledge and customary law in natural resource management: Experiences in Yunnan, China and Haruku, Indonesia

    Lands and territories inhabited by most indigenous peoples across the globe are rich in natural resources. Through generations of experimentation and as custodians, the indigeno...

  • Asean Climate change REDD+ and Indigenous Peoples

    The term Indigenous Peoples is increasingly used by peoples in the ASEAN region who thus far have been called “hill tribes”, “native people” or “ethnic minorities”, and the vari...

  • Threatened Lands, Threatened Lives: Human Rights Situation of Indigenous People in Cambodia

    This report on the human rights situation of indigenous peoples of Cambodia was prepared mainly from the contributions of indigenous peoples human rights defenders (IPHRDs) and ...

  • Struggles of indigenous women against destructive mining

    Laos, South-central Laos, Savannakhet Province, Vilabouly District: Ethnic minority women affected by the Sepon Gold and Copper Mining Project

  • AIPP Annual Report 2013: A YEAR OF ADVANCEMENT AND EXPANSION

    AIPP has taken major steps forward in 2013 in strengthening the organization and in advancing the rights of indigenous women. As a result of the adoption of the AIPP Gender Poli...

  • Impacts of 25 years of groundwater extraction on subsidence in the Mekong delta, Vietnam

    Many major river deltas in the world are subsiding and consequently become increasingly vulnerable to flooding and storm surges, salinization and permanent inundation. For the M...

  • Land Allocation for Social and Economic Development Project III (LASED III)

    Land Allocation for Social and Economic Development – III (LASED III) will continue the support for the Royal Government of Cambodia’s (RGC) Commune Social Land Concession (SLC)...

  • Land tenure data in Thailand

    This article reviews land tenure Systems and land tenure data in Thailand in order to illustrate the importance of such information for policy-making. The article also discusses...

  • Displacement and Dispossession: Forced Migration and Land Rights

    This report, Displacement and Dispossession: Forced Migration and Land Rights in Burma focuses on land confiscation by Government forces, responsible for Burma’s most acute Hous...

  • Concessions and leases in the Lao PDR: taking stock of land investments

    This report presents the first nationwide analysis of land concessions and leases in the Lao PDR. The project is a joint effort between the Ministry of Natural Resources and Env...

  • Land grabs and labour: Vietnamese workers on rubber plantations in southern Laos

    Since the early 2000s the Lao government has dramatically increased the number of large-scale land concessions issued for agribusinesses. While studies have documented the socia...

  • The territorial politics of land use planning in Laos

    This paper examines land use planning processes in Laos, particularly how they are shaped and reshaped by key actors interests and strategies across scales and how they are clos...

  • Making Possibilities out of the Impossible: Rural Migrant Workers Backdoor Economies and the Pitfall in Lao PDR

    In recent years, rural Lao society has witnessed a fast transition away from traditional land-based livelihood. This tendency is shaped by a collusion between neoliberal Lao sta...

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