Bottom-up land use planning for equitable rural development in Lao PDR

Hett, Cornelia; Pilakone, Phaythoun; Kamp, Kevin; Ingalls, Micah; Heinimann, Andreas (2020). Bottom-up land use planning for equitable rural development in Lao PDR. In: Wymann von Dach, Susanne; Ruiz Peyré, Fernando (eds.) Vibrant mountain communities. Regional development in mountains: Realizing potentials, tackling disparities (pp. 18-20). Bern, Switzerland: Centre for Development and Environment (CDE), University of Bern, with Bern Open Publishing (BOP) 10.7892/boris.146720

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In the uplands of Laos, high poverty and insecure land tenure prevail. At the same time, traditional agriculture is being rapidly transformed into large-scale operations for commodity production and resource extraction. In this context, how can equitable economic development be achieved that both benefits family farmers and protects the environment? The participatory land use planning approach developed and implemented by the Agro-Biodiversity Initiative lays the foundations.

Item Type:

Book Section (Book Chapter)

Division/Institute:

10 Strategic Research Centers > Centre for Development and Environment (CDE)

UniBE Contributor:

Hett, Cornelia; Ingalls, Micah and Heinimann, Andreas

Subjects:

900 History > 910 Geography & travel

ISBN:

978-3-03917-014-2

Publisher:

Centre for Development and Environment (CDE), University of Bern, with Bern Open Publishing (BOP)

Projects:

[803] Cluster: Land Resources
[1085] TABI - The Agro-Biodiversity Initiative (Phase III)

Language:

English

Submitter:

Stephan Schmidt

Date Deposited:

18 Feb 2021 15:34

Last Modified:

19 Feb 2021 11:35

Publisher DOI:

10.7892/boris.146720

BORIS DOI:

10.48350/149784

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/149784

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