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Recommended reading

A list in chronological order of recommended reading in the land sector in Laos.

 

1) Aiding or Abetting? Internal Resettlement and International Aid Agencies in the Lao PDR

By: Ian G. Baird; Bruce Shoemaker

Organisation: Probe International (2005)

 

2) Study on land conflicts and conflict Resolution in Lao PDR: Land policy study No. 9 Under LLTP II

By: Nouphanh Mahaphonh; Pheuiphanh Nyaorivathana; Meena Phimphachanh; Sysaweui chittasupha; Serntai Pasay; Peter Jones

Organisation: GTZ (2007)

 

3) Environmental and Social Impacts of VLRC Rubber Plantation, Bachieng

By: François Obein

Organisation: Earth Systems Lao; Agence Française de Développement (2007)

 

4) Power, Progress and Impoverishment: Plantations, Hydropower, Ecological Change and Rural Transformation in Hinboun District, Lao PDR

By: Keith Barney

Organisation: York University  (2008)

 

5) Rural Land Management and Land Administration (Policy Brief No. 2)

Also available in Lao

Organisation: Sub-Working Group on Upland development, MAF  (2008)

 

6) Land and Forest Allocation in Lao PDR : Comparison of Case Studies from Community-Based NRM Research, Society & Natural Resources

By: Yayoi Fujita; Khamla Phanvilay (2008)

 

7) Study on Women’s Land and Property Rights under Customary or Traditional Tenure Systems in Five Ethnic Groups in Lao PDR

By: Elizabeth Mann; Ny Luangkhot

Organisation: GTZ/Lao-German Land Policy Development Project  (2008)

 

8) Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Land in Lao PDR

By: Oliver Schoenweger; Alfons Ullenberg

Organisation: GTZ  (2009)

 

9) Research evaluation of economic, social, and ecological implications of the programme for commercial tree plantations: case study of rubber in the south of Laos PDR

Organisation: TERRA; NLMA; Khon Kaen University  (2009)

 

10)  Manual on Participatory Agriculture and Forest Land Use Planning at Village and Village Cluster Level

By: Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MAF); National Land Management Authority (NLMA)  (2010)

 

11) Land Concessions, Land Tenure, and Livelihood Change: Plantation Development in Attapeu Province, Southern Laos

By: Miles Kenney-Lazar

Organisation: Fulbright Program – Faculty of Forestry, National University of Laos (2010)

 

12) Investment and Access to Land and National Resource: Challenges in Promoting Sustainable Development – A think piece

Organisation: World Bank Team  (2010)

 

13) The socio-geography of mining and hydro in Lao PDR 

By: Nina Fenton; Magnus Lindelow

Organisation: World Bank  (2010)

 

14) Crossroads: The Illicit Timber Trade Between Laos and Vietnam

Also available in Lao

Organisation: Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) (2011)

 

15) Concessions and Leases in the Lao PDR: Taking Stock of Land Investment

By: Schoenweger; Heinimann; Epprecht; Lu; Thalongsengchanh

Organisation: MoNRE, CDE, SDC (2012)

 

16) Revealing the hidden effects of land grabbing through better understanding of farmers’ strategies in dealing with land loss

By: Diana Suhardiman, Mark Giordanob, Oulavanh Keovilignavonga, Touleelor Sotoukee

Organization: IWMI (2015)

 

17) Rush for cash crops and forest protection: Neither land sparing nor land sharing

By: Thoumthone Vongvisouka, Rikke Brandt Broegaardb, Ole Mertzb, Sithong Thongmanivong

Organization: FoF – NOUL (2016)

 

18) See the section Publications for pieces of research commissioned and published by the LIWG.

 

 

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