The story of the Son La hydroelectric resettled community

Date: 04/02/2020

We used to live in Ca Nang commune, Quynh Nhai district, Son La province. Eleven years ago, we heard officials’ propaganda that, to move and live in the new place would be better than the old one. So we left behind our crops and transferred ...


Stories in the mountains

Date: 26/11/2019

While stories are a traditional way that ethnic minority communities share their loves and challenges, it is not customary for those stories to be shared outside of ...


How can Indigenous Data Sovereignty (IDS) be promoted and mainstreamed within open data movements?

Date: 30/08/2019

Considering Indigenous rights in the open data and technology space is a relatively ...


Regional Workshop on Cross Border Investment Research in Laos

Date: 29/08/2019

Building on the positive work done with communities negatively affected by large scale developments in Vietnam, CIRUM has partnered with The Laws and Policy of Sustainable Development Research Center (LPSD, Vietnam), ...


Guidance on natural forest review for planning of three types of forest in accordance with the Law on Forestry 2017

Date: 22/06/2019

To contributing to improve the effectiveness of forest management, protection and development, the Document no. 1119/SNN-KL is issued by the Lao Cai Provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (DARD) on June 11, 2019. This Document provides guidance of the review of ...


Amomum longiligulare and joy of the Red Dao in Sai Duan village

Date: 12/04/2019

Beside enjoying herbal bath service, visitors coming to Sai Duan village, Phin Ngan commune, Bat Xat district, Lao Cai province can also have a chance to get an open view ...


Beautiful images of Sai Duan Herbal Bath Service of the Red Dao disseminated

Date: 11/04/2019

The Red Dao’s Herbal Bath Service in Sai Duan village becomes an attractive destination for the locals. Specifically, the Bat Xat District Women's Union combines their monthly meeting in Phin Ngan commune with the enjoyment of food and herbal bath service at Sai Duan village ...