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With a large population and limited availability of land, Vietnam’s endowment of 0.3 hectare of agricultural land per person is among the lowest in the world.Vietnam is historically a nation of small-scale rice farmers: the average farm size is 1,560 square meters, less than one-third that of Thailand or Cambodia. Rapid economic growth in the past two decades has converted up to one million hectares of household farmland...

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Vietnam steps up South China Sea land reclamation

16 December 2022

Vietnam has accelerated its island building in the South China Sea where China has fully militarized three of its artificial islands, with Hanoi reclaiming about 80% of new land in the last year, a new study found.

In the Mekong Delta, sand mining means lost homes and fortunes

23 June 2022

Known as the rice basket of the country, the delta now sees houses tumbling into rivers and livelihoods lost When a riverbank subsided and gave way, Tran Van Bi’s house collapsed into a river in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta four years ago. Everything his family had accumulated over 32 years was gone…

Hundreds of Ede families in Vietnam demonstrate to demand land from forestry company

1 June 2022

Main photo: A screenshot of a video of villagers in Lang village, Ea Pok town, Cu Mgar district in south-central Vietnam's Dak Lak province who have been proesting since mid-May to reclaim about 40 hectares of arable land from a forestry company. (Protesters' Facebook page). Hundreds of ethnic…

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Webinar Recap : Women’s Participation in Land Governance in the Mekong - Moving Beyond Quotas to Meaningful Inputs and Influence

19 February 2024

This webinar took place on February 15th, 2024, under the title “Women’s Participation in Land Governance in the Mekong : Moving Beyond Quotas to Meaningful Inputs and Influence”. The webinar featured panelists from researchers to youth representatives. The webinar was jointly organized by the Land…

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Women's Land Rights in the Mekong

Women’s Participation in Land Governance in the Mekong: Moving Beyond Quotas to Meaningful Inputs and Influence

Join us in a webinar that will shine light on two groundbreaking reports concerning gender and land governance in the Mekong region. The reports, "Outlook on Gender and Land in the Mekong Region" and "Towards Gender-Equitable Land Policy and Law Making in the Mekong Region," were produced in Phase…