Tag: land rights
Time for a rethink on Thailand’s troubled forest policy
A photographer’s journey shows the consequences of the Thai government’s forest conservation policy on marginalized people.
Vietnam’s minorities lose right to farm forests
Traditional slash and burn farming lands ethnic minorities in jail as authorities try to preserve country’s forests.
Developers target a ‘protected’ forest in Cambodia
Wildlife rescue center and environmentalists call for clarity over development plans for the Phnom Tamao Forest.
Foundation of Fear: 25 years of villagers’ voices from southeast Myanmar
Chronicling ongoing rights abuses by Myanmars most powerful actors against minority groups.
Loss of State-owned land affecting Lao national development
Somsack Pongkhao Inspection authorities are concerned about State land that has been unlawfully sold by some district and village authorities over the past decades. The loss of State-owned land will make it difficult for the government to develop mega projects, including infrastructure and public spaces, since many of the plots that have been sold have […]
Sesan villagers seek land titles
They are now seeking indigenous collective land status to protect themselves from being displaced by future development.
Speed up land titles: Indigenous groups
The Indigenous People Network and civil society organisations yesterday asked the government to speed up registration of indigenous collective lands.