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Land conversions in Laos: compensating and resettling those affected by infrastructure projects
By: Wildlife Conservation Association
Published: March 20, 2019
Countries: Laos
Topics: Community Forestry FLEGT
Document type: Briefing note
Document ID: 7580
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Land conversions in Laos: compensating and resettling those affected by infrastructure projects

To mitigate poverty and lift the country from its Least Developed Country status by 2020, the  Government of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR), has pursued a policy of  developing infrastructure, including creating mines, hydropower dams, telecommunication networks, roads, transmission corridors and Special Economic Zones (SEZs).