According to a POSCO Daewoo official, Sunday, Korea's largest trading affiliate under POSCO group has secured construction and investment approval from the Myanmar government to build a rice processing complex (RPC) in Twante.
La "situation s'aggrave en raison des combats dans certaines régions et de l'accaparement des terres", qui prive les paysans de leur moyen de subsistance, explique Moon Nay Li, secrétaire de la Kwat.
This notorious palm oil industry has now expanded to Myanmar with devastating consequences for human rights and the environment
Twenty-one farmers were granted bail by a Myanmar court on Tuesday after being jailed over a land-grab dispute with the military that has highlighted acute challenges faced by the rural poor.
A Myanmar company is building the first of several planned agricultural industrial parks in Ayeyarwady region aimed at attracting foreign and local investment into agriculture.
- Myanmar Times
10 Jan 2017
Chinese land acquisition and control is a point of concern for not just farmers, but the state government as well. There are no exact figures for how much farmland is currently being used by Chinese businesses, but it is estimated to be thousands of acres.
- Channel News Asia
19 Dec 2016
The secretary of the Myanmar Investment Commission said foreign investments in agriculture were low because Myanmar has unclear policies in relation to land ownership.
A new report launched today takes the most comprehensive look to date at how corruption is fuelling the global land grabbing crisis, which has seen millions of people displaced from their homes and farmland.
- Global Witness
17 Nov 2016
Le gouvernement birman devrait agir d’urgence pour mettre fin aux confiscations illégales de terres dans l’État Karen, a déclaré Human Rights Watch dans un rapport publié aujourd’hui.
Inclusive approach in concert with Mekong region partners forges unprecedented access to data and information on land
When Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy (NLD) stormed to power in elections last November, its victory was fueled in part by rural anger over land seizures and the party’s pledge to provide redress.
International Federation for Human Rights says Southeast Asia is facing increasing conflicts and violence over land grab activity. A “land grab” relates to taking land quickly, forcefully and often illegally.