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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
Document type: Briefing note
Document ID: 7580
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Land conversions in Laos: compensating and resettling those affected by infrastructure projects
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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).