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Continued Strengthening Livelihood Sovereignty for Villagers Wellbeing through Approaching Holistic Landscape Ecosystem Components (29/03/2022)
With the globalisation of the market economy in a relentless search for ever-increasing levels of economic growth, the balance of humans and nature is being rapidly destroyed
E-mapping of the livelihood sovereignty of Thapene community in Luang Prabang, Laos (24/04/2017)
In addition to a set of paper maps and community regulations for forestland management that are recognized by Luang Prabang authorities and functional departments, SPERI / CHESH Lao also implemented an e-mapping system. This aims to assist the forest land tenure and natural resources governance processes in the post-forest land allocation more transparent and effective.
Legitimation of the livelihood sovereignty of Lao Loum and Khmu in Khokmanh village, Luang Prabang, Laos (07/12/2016)
Since 2014, Luang Prabang District and Provincial People’s Committees, Luang Prabang PAFO and DAFO P with suppervision of the CHESH Lao / SPERI have jointly implemented the cooperation and development program on research and support in securing livelihood sovereignty and sustainable co-management of natural resources of different indigenous groups in the Kuang Si watershed in accordance to their knowledge, customary laws in integration with the formal policies.
H’re, Gia Rai and Ro Ngao people share customary knowledge and experiences in sustainable forest management  (28/11/2014)
The Livelihood Sovereignty Alliance (LISO) in collaboration with the Kon Tum Union of Science and Technology Associations organized a trip to Kon Plong and Sa Thay districts of Kon Tum province from November 10 - 13, 2014 for  representatives from the H’re in Po E commune and the Gia Rai and Ro Ngao in Ho Moong commune to share their experiences of community forest management.
Replacing boundary markers and planting native trees to protect forestland of Tai ethnic minority villagers in Hanh Dich commune (07/05/2014)
The Tai community has faced challenges coming from Que Phong Rubber Company whom has cleared the forest areas bare and planted rubber trees in the allocated community forestland areas. One of the ways to protecting their community rights over forestland, the Tai communities have decided to plant Trau (Vernicia montana) and Xoan (Melia azedarach) - native trees in the boundary lines with Tien Phong commune land area where the rubber company had encroached.
"No Song" traditional institution of H'mong in Luang Prabang, Laos (19/02/2011)
H’mong people, particularly Zang clan first came to ‘Phu Sung’ - top of High Mountain since previous five generations. ‘No Song’ is customary laws, which maintain traditional values and social structure of H’mong people in Long Lan village. It is the ceremony for promises between different clans, families or communities living in a certain geographical area.


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