THE CHALLENGE OF DEMOCRATIC AND INCLUSIVE LAND POLICYMAKING IN MYANMAR. | Land Portal

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January 2015
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OBL:74521

A RESPONSE TO THE DRAFT
NATIONAL LAND USE POLICY...."...The main problems with the current draft of the policy stem from: its failure to recognize that land has more than an economic function and that many past and present small land users have more than just economic attachments to their land; and from its failure to recognize that for any land policy to have political legitimacy and succeed, it must necessarily also have as one of its central purposes to seek to confront the twin issues of correcting past social injustices and promoting social justice. Additionally, the NLUP must address the question of how to move from an overly centralized system of governance in light of ethnic minority groups’ desires to move towards a more federal system...

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The Transnational Institute (TNI) is an international research and advocacy institute committed to building a just, democratic and sustainable world. For more than 40 years, TNI has served as a unique nexus between social movements, engaged scholars and policy makers.

The Transnational Institute (TNI) is an international research and advocacy institute committed to building a just, democratic and sustainable world.

Founded in 1974 as a network of ‘activist scholars’, TNI continues to be a unique nexus between social movements, engaged scholars and policy makers.

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