• There are not many International Development organizations that are providing the same services to the same target sector that we are serving now. At present we have about 16 INGOs are members of the Land Issue working Group in Laos. Since this issue is still sensitive and newly emerged in 2008. There is no competition among these INGOs. We are trying to have strong network and learn from each others. Land issues in Laos are currently going through a flux due to changes in the world economy.
  • Land Issue Working Group is one of several sub-working groups which compose the overall Lao INGO Forum. The forum allows INGO to share experiences and act together when engaging the government.
  • Some government officials and people are interested in and concern to resolve land use disputes.
  • Lao Primer Minister announced a moratorium on land concession.
  • Some local NGOs are concern and debate on Land concession issue.
  • Experiences NGOs at regional level are devoted to support CIDSE-Laos.
  • Opened debate among parliament members for general public access to improve regulation system for an affective implementation on land use disputes.
  • Some local villagers are recognized and raised their fundamental rights