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Land governance by country

Explore land rights and governance issues using the filters below, and browse our collection of 60+ country portfolios developed in collaboration with local researchers from around the world.

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Singapore

Singapore is a city-state formed by one main island and then numerous islets. It is located between Malaysia and Indonesia. The Malay port of Temasek emerged by the 14th century, and the British founded Singapore as a trading colony in

Malaysia

Malaysia comprises two main land masses. Peninsular (or West) Malaysia borders Singapore (via land bridges) and Thailand, while East Malaysia on the northern part of Borneo island borders Brunei and Indonesia. The Federation of Malaya

Cambodia

Land lies at the center of debates about Cambodia’s socio-economic development. Despite urbanization tendencies, agriculture remains the main source of income for over three quarter of the population. For farmers in the fertile lowlands

Indonesia

Indonesia contains 17,508 islands, of which around 6,000 are populated. The total land area is just over 1.9 million km2. Its geographical location off mainland Southeast Asia places the country as particularly susceptible to natural

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