Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific

Multi-stakeholder Consultation on Land Tenure in Asia-Pacific

Pattaya, Thailand
11 to 12 June 2014

 

Objectives

  • Promote sharing of knowledge, experiences, good practices and lessons learnt on land tenure (both rural and urban areas) among the countries and stakeholders in Asia and the Pacific including land policy, governance, regulatory framework and associated interventions with a special attention to pro-poor and gender sensitive approach, and identify gaps and key issues for follow up actions.
  • Share the findings /outcomes of global/regional initiatives on land tenure such as the Voluntary Guidelines on Tenure of Land/RAI and GLTN supported scoping study on land challenges and opportunities in Asia Pacific, and identify strategic options to respond to key challenges including the application of the Voluntary Guidelines and  the Responsible Agricultural Investment(RAI) at country level, use and application of GLTN’s pro-poor land tools and approaches, impact of rapid urbanization and urban expansion to land tenure security and land market, impact of climate change and natural disasters to land tenure and food security, and the influence of Islamic context to land tenure.
  • Identify and agree on priority actions at country/regional level which may include a) land policy reform and regulatory framework, b) land governance, c) multi-stakeholder consultation mechanism at country and regional level, d) knowledge and capacity building, e) land tool development and application, etc.
  • Strengthen regional level collaboration, coordination and networking on land tenure in Asia and the Pacific region among all stakeholders.

 

Concept note

Programme

Address from FAO Assistant Director-General and Regional Representatives

List of participants