Une loi sur les terres dites vacantes risque de faciliter la confiscation des terres par le gouvernement birman, qui pourrait ensuite les louer à des acteurs privés.
Under a land reformation act, millions of farmers across Myanmar could be forced from land they have tilled for generations. In an open letter, a national grassroots coalition, called for the government to "abolish" the law and "enact a federal law that safeguards people's integrity, their lives and livelihoods."
As refugees began to trickle back, many found their land had been taken for parks, military use or leased to palm oil concessions and rubber plantations. From 2011 to 2016, about 1.9 million acres of land across Myanmar were allocated for agricultural concessions including rubber and palm oil.
Illegally banana plantations backed by obscure nexus of Chinese investors are making quick profits for some, but fuelling land conflict and environmental degradation in Kachin province, Myanmar.
- Frontier Myanmar
17 Jan 2019
The new joint venture plans to invest in a number of upstream businesses, including a feed mill with a production capacity of 12,000 tons per month, a breeder farm and a pig farm in Yangon.
The new land management law in Myanmar known as Vacant, Fallow and Virgin land management law designates 1/3 of total arable land for large-scale agribusiness that could make countless landless and imprisonment up to 2 years of trespassing their own land.
- Land in Our Hands
16 Nov 2018
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.
- Straits Times
06 Sep 2018
After three years of intensive research, CPR-Namati launch resource for frontline practitioners working with communities affected by land use change.
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 Investment Commission (MIC) have allowed Foreign businesses to invest up to 80 percent in Myanmar's agriculture sector instead of 49 percent.
- Eleven Myanmar
03 Aug 2018
Le projet Mekong Region Land Governance - financé par les gouvernements suisse, allemand et luxembourgeois - cherche a promouvoir la propriété foncière des petits paysans
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.
- Radio Free Asia
17 Jul 2018