Publication: January 2017

Rights-LINK Legal Guidebook

Objectives of this Booklet
  • To provide a guideline for villagers to study, understand and apply laws to their daily lives, and to raise villager awareness of their rights and responsibilities to manage and utilize land and forest resources in accordance with sustainable forest management policy. Also, it is intended to enable local administrative offices to become the implementing unit of the government policies.
  • To provide a reference document for local administrative offices and relevant government sectors and to guide law enforcement officials in regard to the management and utilization of land and forest resources within the village administrative boundaries.
  • To enhance the capacity of local administrative offices to lead and monitor law enforcement in regard to management and utilization of land and forest resources.

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Phonsavanh Tai village, Sisattanak district, Vientiane capital, Lao PDR.