Case study on land in Burma

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Briefing Paper: Recognition of Indigenous Peoples' Customary Land Rights in Asia


In Asia, various legal instruments have been used to recognize indigenous peoples within the legal framework of State. States have recognized indigenous peoples through constitutional provision, special laws, and court decisions and/or through ratification or adoption of international instruments. However, legal recognition by states does not always guarantee the full range and enjoyment by indigenous peoples of their individual and collective rights as provided in international instruments such as the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.

Conflicts over land. A role for responsible and inclusive business (2014) - publication

CSR Asia has published a new report on Conflicts Over Land: A Role of Responsible and Inclusive Business.

Agricultural Land Redistribution and Land Administration in Sub-Saharan Africa : Case Studies of Recent Reforms

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Vietnamese households prosper more when women hold land title - study

When women hold land title in rural Vietnam, their households are more prosperous, poverty is less and capital investment levels higher than in households where a man holds sole title, new

Introducing: Farmland Acquisition in China: Governance, Local Practices and International Experiences

How to manage China’s farmland for sustainable development has become a crucial issue of concern for both policy-makers and the wider public.

Presenting the book: “China’s disappearing countryside: Towards Sustainable Land Governance for the Poor”

China’s land policy has been in the news frequently over the last few weeks, since the Chinese government announced it will reform its land policy in the wake of the Third Plenum last November.

CSO Land Reform Monitoring in Asia

This Publication, “CSO Land Reform Monitoring in Asia”, encapsulates the development of a land monitoring framework – initiated by ANGOC and the Land Watch Asia (LWA) campaign, in cooperation with

Whose Land? Whose Forest? Whose Water?

Ekta Parishad along with support organisations launched a decisive movement called Jan Satyagrah whose focus was to bring together people’s voices for a ‘National Land Reforms Act & Policy’ as


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