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  • Falling rubber prices in Northern Laos: local responses and policy options

    A rubber case study by Thoumthone Vongvisouk, PhD and Michael Dwyer, PhD on Falling rubber prices in Northern Laos: local responses and policy options. The report highlights the...

  • Politics of Food

    Small-scale farmers in Myanmar, where the economy and politics have just recently been liberalized, are witnessing rapid changes driven by international investors. Laws are bein...

  • Contract farming in ASEAN Countries: a fact finding study

    This fact finding study was carried out for Oxfam Novib to better understand the role of contract farming in poverty alleviation in ASEAN countries. The literature study is guid...

  • A landscape approach to co-designing climate change adaptation and mitigation strategies with farming communities

    Climate change adaptation; Landscape approach; Laos

  • Rice contract farming in Lao PDR: Moving from subsistence to commercial agriculture

    Poverty is prevalent among small farms in transition economies such as the Lao PDR, where market failures prevail and subsistence production is the norm. Contract farming is eme...

  • Impacts of contract farming on poverty and environment in Lao PDR

    This study builds on the results of existing research and links to ongoing research in contract farming to generate policy-relevant information. The overall goal of this study ...

  • Assessment of tillage erosion rates on steep slopes in northern Laos

    In most tropical areas, the increasing weed pressure resulting from the intensification of upland farming requires farmers to dedicate more labour to weeding (Nye and Greenland,...

  • Direction of agricultural and forestry development plans by 2020-2010 and five-year V plan (2001-2005)

    Over the past years, especially during the period of implementation of the Resolution of the Sixth General Assembly, the Fourth Economic and Social Development Plan (1996-2000),...

  • Policy brief #2: Rural land management and land administration

    This brief identifies the drivers of change in rural land use in the northern uplands, the main relevant government policies and programs and key land issues and challenges.

  • 10 year review development work research

    10 year review development work research

  • Contract farming in Lao PDR: cases and questions

    During the past five years there has been a rapid rise in contract farming in Lao PDR. This report takes a look at what is actually happening in different parts of the coun...

  • Para rubber study, Lao P.D.R.

    The goal of this research was to study all relevant aspects of the cultivation of para rubber (Hevea brasiliensis) as well as the production and marketing of latex in Luang Nam ...

  • Contract farming in Lao PDR: cases and questions

    Contract farming can be defined as an agreement between farmers and processing and/or marketing firms for the production and supply of agricultural products under forward ag...

  • Opportunities, risks and growing inequality: The Charoen Pokphand Group and maize smallholder production in Shan State, Myanmar

    A case study commissioned and published by Land Core Group and conducted by Kevin Woods on the risks, opportunities and inequalities presented by contract farming and industrial...

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