A concession is defined as the granting of a territory for its occupation and use.
In 2007-8, the Cambodian government granted Economic Land Concessions (ELC) to two rubber companies, namely Socfin-KCD and Dak Lak Mondulkiri Aphivath in Bousra commune, Mondulkiri province. Through a comparative approach, the Case study examines the impact of these rubber concessions on local land tenure systems.
The Annual Country Reviews reflect upon current land issues in the Mekong Region, and has been produced for researchers, practitioners and policy advocates operating in the field. Specialists have been selected from Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam to briefly answer the following two questions:
This country profile presents the Land Matrix data for Cambodia, detailing large-scale land acquisition (LSLA) transactions that:
• entail a transfer ofrights to use, control or own land through sale, lease or concession;
• have an intended size of 200 hectares (ha) or larger;
• have been concluded since the year 2000;
Across Africa, Asia and Latin America, investors are increasingly approaching rural communities seeking land for logging, mining, and agribusiness ventures.
Pueblo Mampa es un proyecto iniciado en septiembre de 2013, por un grupo de jóvenes huerteros/as provenientes de la ciudad de Villa María (Córdoba, Argentina) que buscaban tierras para producir de forma agroecológica. Estas jóvenes conocen y acuerdan con los administradores de la Estancia Yucat un permiso de uso de una parte de las tierras —a través de la figura legal de un comodato.
A discussion paper on civil society's participation in land policy-making, focused on the pre-consultation phase of Myanmar's National Land Use Policy. Written by Eben Forbes, with research assistance from Dr. Nu Nu Khin and
Yadana Than Htaik, and published by Land Core Group, Loka Ahlinn and Mekong Region Land Governance in February 2017.
A discussion note from Mekong Region Land governance (MRLG) summarizing findings and recommendations of a multi-stakeholder initiative and study tour conducted in Southern Laos, to study the social and environmental practices of two large scale companies holding large scale concessions in Lao PDR, published by MRLG in January 2017.