[t]his publication summarizes and analyses the findings of a situational analysis in the Xe Champhone Ramsar Site in Lao PDR, looking specifically at customary law governing natural resources and including its relationship with statutory law. It provides recommendations on how to incorporate customary law governing natural resources into the governance of Ramsar sites in the country.
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
IUCN Report Released: Review of Statutory and Customary Law in the Xe Champhone Ramsar Site, Lao PDR
Recently, the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN), "the world’s oldest and largest global environmental organization," released its, Review of Statutory and Customary Law in the Xe Champhone Ramsar Site, Lao PDR: Implications for a Rights-based Approach to Conservation (2013). The 48-page publication is available here, as a downloadable pdf. According to the abstract,