Land policy and administration

Improving Tenure Security for Smallholder Farmers in Select Areas of Lao PDR [Video]

Global Land Tool Network Initiative introduced the `SALaR project` the Secure Access to Land and Resources funded by the Germany’s Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development with a purpose to uplift rural smallholder farmers by improving land and natural resource conservation through collective land ...

Global Land Tool Network

Saysomboun, LuangPranbang, and Vientiane provinces agreed to boundary

The signing ceremony of the MOU on the boundary agreement between Saysomboun, Louangprabang, and Vientiane provinces was held on 2nd February in Saysomboun province in order to make the boundaries easier to govern. Read more on  ...


Lao National Assembly endorses report on land concessions

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – The National Assembly on Tuesday approved the results of a report on inspections into land rental and concessions granted to developers.After hearing the report, Assembly members exchanged views on the subject with some saying there must be clearly-defined measures to penalise ...

News Desk

Lao Govt warns it will scrap inactive land concession projects

The government has warned that it will revoke the licences of investors whose land concession projects have not made any development or progress.  The move follows a government inspection of more than 1,000 land concession projects, which found that 138 such projects covering a total of ...

Somsack Pongkhao

Lao National Assembly voices concerns over loss of state lands

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – National Assembly members supported the amendment of the land law but expressed concerns about the continuing loss of state lands and conversion of agricultural land into other classifications.During the debate at the ongoing session, members learned about many state lands under ...

Somsack Pongkhao

Inactive investors in Laos to lose land concession licences

The government has given the green light for state agencies to revoke land concession licences held by investors who fail to develop state land in accordance with agreements. Speaking at a press conference at the end of the cabinet’s monthly meeting on Wednesday, government spokesperson Dr ...

Ekaphone Phouthonesy

Over 700 Households Undergo Land-use Planning In Phiang District

(KPL) Officials from Xayaboury Province, and World Wide Fund for Nature in Laos (WWF-Laos) met in Phiang district of the northern province to plan land-use activities within Na Vene village that will be carried out throughout the entire month of November this year.More ...


Land use master plan gets NA approval

The National Assembly has approved a master plan for land allocation across Laos, defining different types of land plots to be allotted from now until 2030. The master plan, adopted during the 5th Ordinary Session of the National Assembly’s 8th Legislature, highlighted the need to ...

Somsack Pongkhao

Parliament debates draft master plan on land use

Members of the National Assembly (NA) yesterday called for the government to better manage and properly allocate land for use for various purposes, as law makers debate the draft National Master Plan on Land Allocation.More ...

Vientiane Times

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