Laos

URBANIZATION

History of Cities – Heritage

Urban Housing

Rural Housing

LEGAL ASPECTS

Right to Housing

Forced Eviction

USEFUL TOOLS:

Land Law

Land Grabbing

USEFUL TOOLS

Vulnerable Groups

  • Old People
  • Young People
  • Women

Some Interesting Practices

SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC ASPECTS

Housing Market

Quality of Housing

Informal Housing / Slum / Homeless

ROLE OF PUBLIC AUTHORITIES

Social Housing

ENVIRONMENTAL ASPECTS

Laos aims to break out of the category of least developed countries (LDCs) by 2020. It promotes environmental protection, with the aim of reaching the original 70% of the (Now less than 50%) by 2020, and confirms the choice of an open and integrated economy in the regional economy and in the world (gradual tariff cuts in Asean, Aimed at accessing the WTO in 2013, etc.). The government negotiates its natural resources by granting concessions on mines, land, water resources and resolutely wants to become the “Southeast Asian battery”. However, it risks jeopardizing fisheries resources and the food security of its populations. (Source: GRET LAOS)

Bibliography & Sitography

SEEN BY SOCIAL MOVEMENTS

Major Problems

Major Claims or Demands

Some Civil Society Actors

  • GRET LAOS = non-profit association that works in an international network and brings together the professionals of solidarity development. In Laos, they carry out projects on the development of bamboo sectors – micro-health insurance – micro-finance – rural development and warning of natural disasters. Representation in Laos : WebsiteContact.

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