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All relevant public restrictions or charges are recorded

All relevant public restrictions or charges are recorded measured on a scale from A - which stands for good practices - to D - reflecting weak practices. For more information please visit http://go.worldbank.org/21M7S7AZO0

Alternative land as a compensation option

This indicator asks whether national laws provide alternative land to affected landholders as a compensation option (instead of or in addition to cash payments). This indicator is based on Section 16.3 of the VGGTs, which provides thar "States should ensure a fair valuation and prompt compensation in accordance with national law. Among other forms, the compensation may be, for example, in cash, rights to alternative areas, or a combination." Answering the question posed by the indicator entailed reviewing a broad range of legally binding laws, regulations, and court decisions at the national level.

Alternative to the 'fair market value' approach to calculating compensation in cases where land markets are weak or non-existent

This indicator asks whether national laws provides alternative approaches to the fair market value approach in cases where land markets are weak or non-existent. This indicator is based on Section 16.3 of the VGGTs, which states "States should ensure a fair valuation and prompt compensation in accordance with national law." Furthermore, section 18.2 of the VGGTs provides "Policies and laws related to valuation should strive to ensure that valuation systems take into account non-market values, such as social, cultural, religious, spiritual and environmental values where applicable." Answering the question posed by the indicator entailed reviewing a broad range of legally binding laws, regulations, and court decisions at the national level.

Ambiguity in institutional mandates does not cause problems

Ambiguity in institutional mandates does not cause problems measured on a scale from A - which stands for good practices - to D - reflecting weak practices. For more information please visit http://go.worldbank.org/21M7S7AZO0

Approval of investment plans follows a clear time-bound plan

Approval of investment plans follows a clear time-bound plan measured on a scale from A - which stands for good practices - to D - reflecting weak practices. For more information please visit http://go.worldbank.org/21M7S7AZO0

Arable Land

Arable land (1'000 Ha) is the land under temporary agricultural crops (multiple-cropped areas are counted only once), temporary meadows for mowing or pasture, land under market and kitchen gardens and land temporarily fallow (less than five years). The abandoned land resulting from shifting cultivation is not included in this category. Data for "Arable land" are not meant to indicate the amount of land that is potentially cultivable.

Area of forest on holdings

The indicator measures the total area of farm households (in '000 hectares) with forests in Lao. The data comes from the Lao Census of Agriculture 1998/99 and 2010/11. The Lao Census of Agriculture 2010/11 was the second agricultural census undertaken in the Lao PDR. Since the first in 1998/99, the agricultural sector underwent significant changes. This Census of Agriculture was implemented by the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry - MAF (http://www.maf.gov.la/), with support from the Lao Bureau of Statistics (LSB), and collected basic information on crop and livestock production from every household in the Lao PDR. Concerning data from the 2010/11 Census, the number of households is taken from full census component, whilst the number of farm households and the number of land holdings are taken from the specific sample component. Data are expressed in thousand of hectares ('000 ha) and are available on the Laodecide platform (http://www.decide.la/en/).

Area of Land Holdings

This indicator measures the total area of land holdings ('000 of hectares) in Lao. Data comes from the Lao Census of Agriculture 2010/11, the second agricultural census undertaken in the Lao PDR. Since the first in 1998/99, the agricultural sector underwent significant changes. This Census of Agriculture was implemented by the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry - MAF (http://www.maf.gov.la/), with support from the Lao Bureau of Statistics (LSB), and collected basic information on crop and livestock production from every household in the Lao PDR. Concerning data from the 2010/11 Census, the number of households is taken from full census component, whilst the number of farm households and the number of land holdings are taken from the specific sample component. Data in thousand of hectares ('000 ha). Data are available on the Laodecide platform (http://www.decide.la/en/).

Area of Land Holdings with land other than owned or rented

This indicator measures the total area of land holdings with land other than owned or rented ('000 of hectares) in Lao. Data comes from the Lao Census of Agriculture 2010/11, the second agricultural census undertaken in the Lao PDR. Since the first in 1998/99, the agricultural sector underwent significant changes. This Census of Agriculture was implemented by the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry - MAF (http://www.maf.gov.la/), with support from the Lao Bureau of Statistics (LSB), and collected basic information on crop and livestock production from every household in the Lao PDR. Concerning data from the 2010/11 Census, the number of households is taken from full census component, whilst the number of farm households and the number of land holdings are taken from the specific sample component. Data are available on the Laodecide platform (http://www.decide.la/en/). Data in thousand of hectares ('000 ha).

Area of Land Holdings with owned land

This indicator measures the total area of land holdings with owned land ('000 of hectares) in Lao. Data comes from the Lao Census of Agriculture 2010/11, the second agricultural census undertaken in the Lao PDR. Since the first in 1998/99, the agricultural sector underwent significant changes. This Census of Agriculture was implemented by the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry - MAF (http://www.maf.gov.la/), with support from the Lao Bureau of Statistics (LSB), and collected basic information on crop and livestock production from every household in the Lao PDR. Concerning data from the 2010/11 Census, the number of households is taken from full census component, whilst the number of farm households and the number of land holdings are taken from the specific sample component. Data are available on the Laodecide platform (http://www.decide.la/en/). Data in thousand of hectares ('000 ha).