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Assessment of the new Land Law and Forestry Law in Laos: Customary Tenure Rights over Land and Forests

This report specifically details the differences between the newly promulgated Land Law and Forestry Law and their predecessor laws, the Land Law 2003 and the Forestry Law 2007, respectively, noting both their improvements and shortcomings. It compares the new Land Law with the new Forestry Law to highlight any differences and potential problems arising from gaps and overlaps. Overall, the report proposes the needed courses of action for further input by civil society to the development of implementing decrees, regulations and procedures through a set of recommendations.

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Field Value
Document type Reports, journal articles, and research papers (including theses and dissertations)
Language of document
  • English
Topics
  • Communal land
  • Community forest
  • Environmental and biodiversity protection
  • Land tenure and land titling
  • Laws and regulations
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
Copyright Yes
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Access and use constraints for this document in accordance with a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License

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License Creative Commons Non-Commercial (Any)
Contact

Mekong Region Land Governance Unit 11, House No. 262, Ban Saphanthong Kang, Sisattanak District, Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR PO Box 2973, Vientiane, Lao PDR 01000 Phone: +856 21 454 807 Email: info@mrlg.org

Co-author (coorporate) Mekong Region Land Governance, Land Info Working Group
Publication place Vientiane, Laos
Publisher Mekong Region Land Governance, Land Info Working Group
Publication date 2021
Pagination 60
General note

Suggested citation: MRLG and LIWG (2021). Assessment of the new Land Law and Forestry Law in Lao People’s Democratic Republic: Focusing on Customary Rights. MRLG and LIWG Report. Vientiane: LIWG, MRLG.

Date uploaded June 30, 2021, 03:36 (UTC)
Date modified September 9, 2021, 08:28 (UTC)