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  1. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    December, 2019

    In Myanmar, almost half of the rural population is said to be landless : it is the highest rate of landlessness in the Mekong region. With agriculture as the engine of Myanmar’s economy, employing more than two thirds of the population and accounting for one third of GDP, various studies in Myanmar provide contrasting figures on landlessness and indicate that the problem stems from a lack of clarity in the concept of landlessness.

  2. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    December, 2019

    In Myanmar, millions of farmers are at risk of being considered trespassers on their own land after the adoption of a controversial law. The “Vacant, Fallow and Virgin Land Management Law” (VFV) was amended and approved by the NLD majority Parliament in September and March marks the deadline when all occupants of these lands type should have ask for a permit for it or risk a jail sentence and a fine. Gret, alongside with other international, national and local NGOs, is mobilized to halt the implementation of this law.

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    June, 2018
    Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar

    Following the success of the inaugural Regional Land Forum in Hanoi in 2016, the Second Regional Land Forum was held from 28-30th May, 2018, in Bangkok. The Regional Land Forum aims to provide a multi-stakeholder platform for networking and dialogue on land governance issues across the Mekong region, particularly Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam (CLMV).

  4. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2018

    The research provides a holistic overview of the key changes that affected Northern Chin society from pre-colonial times up to now in villages close to Hakha town where State penetration was stronger than in more remote

    areas. The study sheds light on the overlapping and evolving statutory and customary land systems and on the issues faced by contemporary Chin communities as they seek to govern land and natural resources.

  5. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2017

    This guidebook provides conceptual, legal and practical tools and resources to help civil society organizations guide communities through the process of documenting customary tenure at the local level. It also provides suggestions for how to build on the momentum generated by the documentation process to develop strategies and actions to defend, strengthen and promote customary rights at community, regional and national level. The guidebook was developed out of practical experience and conversations with local groups in Myanmar that have been documenting customary tenure.

  6. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    December, 2015
    Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Vietnam

    This paper aims to provide keys that will help us understand contemporary land dynamics in these four countries. In order to do so it highlights their similarities and differences, both in the long history that shaped today’s local land situations and in more recent reforms implemented in the context of greater economic openness.

    The first part of the paper sets the cultural and historical context, with an overview of the diverse ways that the political authorities and different groups within the region have related to land.

  7. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    April, 2015
    Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Vietnam

    Cette journée dédiée à l’Asie du Sud-Est visait à faire un état des lieux comparé des dynamiques et des politiques foncières de quatre pays d’intérêt pour la Coopération française dans cette région (le Cambodge, le Laos, le Vietnam et la Birmanie), et à en caractériser plus particulièrement les spécificités au Cambodge.

  8. Library Resource
    Mekong Land Research Forum: Annual country reviews 2020-21
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    February, 2021
    South-Eastern Asia, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam

    The Annual Country Reviews reflect upon current land relations in the Mekong Region, and has been produced for researchers, practitioners and policy advocates operating in the field. Specialists have been selected from Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam to briefly answer the following two questions:

  9. Library Resource
    Training Resources & Tools
    September, 2019

    The institutional Strengthening Training Curriculum have been used and adopt to the local context during the Scaling Up Community Forestry-SUComFor Project. The training curriculum was developed by collecting different opinions and suggestions from experts including Forest Department.

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