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22 Abril 2023
Asia
Asia sudoriental
Myanmar

Farmers and other land-owners have no legal recourse against a regime using war to seize land for military bases, client corporations and grandiose infrastructure projects.

7 Julio 2022
China
Myanmar

Main photo: The Chinese fence inside Myanmar’s territory in October 2021. / NamKhamnews

China has cut off electricity to a border village in northern Shan State for nearly nine months due to boundary disputes, according to residents. 

23 Mayo 2022
China
Myanmar

Pristine parts of northern Kachin State are under threat as demand grows for high-tech devices that rely on rare earth.


Main photo: The leaching ponds at a rare earth mining site in Kachin State, where toxic chemicals are applied to dissolve the metals. (PHOTO: Maran)

Session Summaries: Mekong Regional Land Forum 2021
1 Junio 2021
Camboya
Laos
Myanmar
Viet Nam
Asia meridional

Bokeo Tea Farmer
17 Febrero 2021
Asia sudoriental
Laos
Myanmar
Tailandia
Viet Nam
Asia meridional

MRLG is hiring a Communications and Event Management for Specialist for the Mekong Region Land Forum 2021.

Myanmar’s Kachin State Sees Boom in Chinese Banana Cultivation
3 Diciembre 2020
Myanmar

Seeking quick returns, Chinese investors are driving a scramble for plantation land in parts of northern Myanmar.


Land reform: A vote-winner for the NLD
30 Septiembre 2020
Myanmar

Main photo: A farm near Yan Gone village, in Lahe Township, Sagaing Region, is seen ready for planting on February 7. In majority ethnic areas across the country, land grabs by powerful interests threaten such customary use.

Think tank decries global push to privatize land
27 Septiembre 2020
Brasil
Myanmar
Sri Lanka
Ucrania
Papua Nueva Guinea
Global

One of the ugliest features of the modern world is the exploitation of natural resources for private gain irrespective of its consequences for the environment and the larger community, especially the poor majority.

Threatened species caught in crossfire of ongoing land conflict in Myanmar
10 Septiembre 2020
Myanmar
  • Conflict over how best to protect the biodiversity of Myanmar’s Tanintharyi region may be contributing to the rapid loss of its forest cover.
Kachin residents fearful of losing land to secretive China-backed industrial project
7 Julio 2020
China
Myanmar

The Yunnan-based company has been criticised as secretive as some question whether it is equipped to run such a project

Main photo: The entrance to Namjin village seen on March 6 (Photo- Chan Thar/ Myanmar Now)

Photo credit Tom Kramer
22 Junio 2020
Myanmar

Like different land management systems across the world, land management systems varied in different territories. 

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