Myanmar’s efforts to tackle land grabbing crisis must address the role of the military in perpetuating theft and violence | Land Portal | Securing Land Rights Through Open Data

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Date of publication: 
May 2016
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OBL:71815

A decision by Myanmar’s new government to ramp up efforts to tackle land grabbing is a positive step, but must address the role of the military in perpetuating the country’s land crisis, which is at the heart of one of the longest ongoing civil wars in modern history...

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Global Witness exposes the hidden links between demand for natural resources, corruption, armed conflict and environmental destruction

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