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luang-prabang-laos Food, farming, and hunger

The land grabs next door

When I lived in Laos, I saw what it means for families to lose their land—and why we should help.

Food, farming, and hunger

Land grabs – a growing scandal

Families are often forcibly kicked off their land. Promises of compensation are often broken, never made, or deeply unfair.