Felda to build Myanmar supply chain
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    PH, Thai, Myanmar firms form rice consortium
    Philippines company will contribute its hybrid rice varieties to the venture while the Myanmar partner will provide the land for production and the Thai partner will handle global marketing.
    • Philippine Inquirer
    • 30 Sep 2012
    Myanmar farmers lose their grip on land
    Threatening to worsen the rural crisis in Burma are two new land bills supposedly designed to alleviate it: the Farmland Law and the Vacant, Fallow and Virgin Lands Management Law.
    • TrustLaw
    • 30 Aug 2012
    As Myanmar reforms, discontent grips countryside
    The sharpest tensions in the countryside hinge on alleged land grabs, in which the government and private developers are forcing farmers to leave their property for little or no compensation.
    • Reuters
    • 09 Aug 2012
    Thai firms earmark billions for Myanmar
    Charoen Pokphand Group plans to invest $550 million within the next three years to develop maize and rice farms, rice mills and livestock processing plants.
    • The Nation
    • 24 Jul 2012
    Myanmar seeks Bangladesh help to augment rice output
    Myanmar diplomatically bypassed a Bangladesh proposal last year for taking agricultural land on lease for cultivation in that country.
    • Financial Express
    • 09 Apr 2012
    Expert cautions on ‘land grab’ model
    In Myanmar, the issue of land-grabbing has been raised by land rights groups urging changes to two land laws currently before parliament: the Farmland Bill and Vacant, Fallow and Virgin Land Management Bill.
    • Myanmar Times
    • 27 Feb 2012
    Food security and quest for foreign land
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    • Financial Express
    • 11 May 2011
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    Bangladeshi authorities have started exploring new options to ensure the country's food security such as taking lease of vast areas of fallow agricultural land in the neighbouring Myanmar and in some African states.
    • Financial Express
    • 20 Dec 2010
    Korea’s overseas development backfires
    That Korea is no longer "importing" this food that is being grown overseas implies that this land is effectively Korean. This amounts to agricultural imperialism.
    • Korea Times
    • 04 Dec 2009
    Extraterritoriality - Foreign Concessions: the Past and Future of a Form of Shared Sovereignty
    China has now taken on a leading role in promoting modernization through zones of exception, not only in China but also outside it.
    • EspacesTemps.net
    • 23 Nov 2009
    Solvent extractors want Govt aid to buy farmland abroad
    The Solvent Extractors’ Association of India, a body of over 800 edible oil producing companies, is looking to buy tracts of agricultural land in South America, Africa and Myanmar.
    • Hindu Business Line
    • 27 Oct 2009
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