Myanmar

The strategic importance of Rakhine State

The process of primitive accumulation provides a lens to understand the current process of land grabbing in Myanmar's Rakhine State - how vast swathes of farmland, the coastal belts, and oil and offshore gas reserves are being captured.

New report pushes back against global land rush

After three years of intensive research, Namati have launched Midcourse Manoeuvers: Community Strategies and Remedies for Natural Resource Conflicts in India, Indonesia, and Myanmar, a groundbreaking resource for frontline practitioners working with communities affected by land use change.

Myanmar must provide justice in decades-old land grab cases: HRW

Myanmar should move quickly to settle decades-old claims by farmers forced from their land by the country’s military, said Human Rights Watch in new report,adding that the government should also put new laws in place to protect farmers and other small landholders from further land grabs in the future.