[Upcoming] Annual General Meeting of LandNet Activities 2015

Date: 12/01/2016

The Annual General Meeting of LandNet Activities 2015 will take place on 18th January 2016 in Hanoi, with the participation of LandNet representatives coming from Lang Son, Lao Cai, Nghe An, Ha Tinh, Kon Tum and members of LandNet Secretary Board of LISO (CIRUM, CODE, ...


Ceremony of granting forest and land use rights certificate to Ro Ngao ethnic communities in Dak Wok, Dak You and Ko Tu villages, Ho Moong commune, Sa Thay district, Kon Tum province

Date: 19/12/2014

In compliance with Decisions 2040, 2041 and 2042 dated November 6, 2014 of Sa Thay District People’s Committee (DPC) on forest and land allocation for Ro Ngao communities in Dak Wok, Dak Yo and Ko Tu villages, Ho Mong Communnal People’s Committee (CPC) organized a ceremony ...


CIRUM hosted Gender Workshop for community leaders

Date: 18/12/2014

On Monday 1 and Tuesday 2 December CIRUM hosted a gender workshop in Hanoi. The workshop was to bring together community leaders from provinces that CIRUM work in to spend two days discussing gender.  Activities where conducted that explored how men and women interact with each ...


CIRUM training UN Volunteers on practical approaches to community development

Date: 01/12/2014

On Friday 21st November 15 UN volunteers visited Ho Muoi village, Minh Son Commune, Huu Lung Distrct, Lang Son Province. This was part of a 4 day training facilitated by MDF, training and consulting company. The training was on how to involve beneficiaries in the project ...


H’re, Gia Rai and Ro Ngao people share customary knowledge and experiences in sustainable forest management

Date: 27/11/2014

The Livelihood Sovereignty Alliance (LISO) in collaboration with the Kon Tum Union of Science and Technology Associations organized a trip to Kon Plong and Sa Thay districts of Kon Tum province from November 10 - 13, 2014 for  representatives from the H’re in Po E commune ...


‘Sacred forests’ of the Central Highlands

Date: 12/11/2014

There are primeval forests of the Central Highlands which are still green, even though they are located in a densely populated area. Such respected spaces are ‘sacred forests’ that nobody would dare "desecrate". ...


The music and songs of the Ma Lieng people of the upper Gianh

Date: 11/11/2014

A quiet misty autumn morning in the upper Gianh is transformed by the music and songs of the Ma Lieng singers of Cao mountain village, Lam Hoa Commune, Tuyen Hoa District, Quang Binh Province. ...


Ten years after resettlement, the Ma Lieng of Cao village are indebted, hungry and landless

Date: 05/11/2014

The lyrics of the Ma Lieng woman singing at sunset on the banks of Khe Nung river, said it all: "if we can’t find rattan and taro in the forest, we will be hungry”. Her words expose the suffering of her people and the failure of the government civilising programme, ...