Land Tenure in Rural Lowland Myanmar: From historical perspectives to contemporary realities in the Dry zone and the Delta | Land Portal | Securing Land Rights Through Open Data

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Date of publication: 
December 2017
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ISBN / Resource ID: 
MLRF:2030
Pages: 
1-303

ABSTRACTED FROM EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: During the critical years following the 2012 land reforms undertaken in the midst of Myanmar’s political transition, Gret conducted an in-depth study combining qualitative and quantitative surveys in nine villages of Bogale and Mawlamyinegyun townships (Delta) and nine villages in Monywa and Yinmabin townships (Dry Zone). The full report and the synthesis are the result of more than two years in-depth research and 13 months of eldwork that involved an inter-disciplinary team of 11 international and Myanmar researchers. It provides a better understanding of land dynamics at the local level and proposes a new reading of issues faced by rural households in these days of reform.

Authors and Publishers

Author(s), editor(s), contributor(s): 
Boutry, Maxime Allaverdian, Celine Mellac, Marie Huard, Stephen San_Thein, U Tin_Myo_Win, _ Pyae_Sone, Khin

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