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  1. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    December, 2015
    Nepal, Liberia, Kenya, Zambia, Gambia, Guatemala, Myanmar, Bolivia, Nicaragua

    El Mecanismo para bosques y fincas (FFF, por sus siglas en inglés) es una asociación entre la Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Alimentación y la Agricultura (FAO), el Instituto Internacional de Medio Ambiente y Desarrollo (IIED, por sus siglas en inglés), la Unión Internacional para la Conservación de la Naturaleza (UICN), y AgriCord que actualmente recibe financiamiento de Suecia, Finlandia, Alemania, Estados Unidos de América y AgriCord, a través del programa “Agricultores en lucha contra la pobreza”.

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    November, 2001
    Myanmar

    ... Karenni people celebrated three kinds of pole festivals in a year. The first one is called Tya-Ee-Lu-Boe-Plya. During this festival, the people went to their paddy fields, vegetable farms, picked the premature fruits and brought it to the Ee-Lu-pole. They put the premature fruits on altar, thank god and then pray for good fruits and good harvest. The second one called Tya-Ee-Lu-Phu-Seh. In this festival they pray god to bless the teenagers with good conducts, and good healths. The third one is Tya-Ee-Lu-Du. The festival concerned to everyone.

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    November, 2011
    Myanmar

    Preliminary: 1. Objectives... 2. Nature and scope..... General matters: 3. Guiding principles of responsible tenure governance... 3A General principles... 3B Principles of implementation... 4. Rights and responsibilities related to tenure... 5. Policy, legal and organizational frameworks related to tenure... 6. Delivery of services..... Legal recognition and allocation of tenure rights and duties: 7. Safeguards... 8. Public land, fisheries and forests... 9. Indigenous peoples and other communities with customary tenure systems... 10. Informal tenure.....

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 2016
    South-Eastern Asia, Myanmar

    EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: "In recent years, many governments globally have formally recognized community land and natural resource tenure, either based on existing customary practices or more recently established land governance arrangements.1 These tenure arrangements have been called by a variety of names, such as community, customary, communal, collective, indigenous, ancestral, or native land rights recognition. In essence, they seek to establish the rights of a group to obtain joint tenure security over their community’s land.

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    Myanmar

    Climate Change...
    Gender...
    Livelihoods...
    Forest Management...
    Food & Biodiversity...
    Forest Policy.
    Products & Trade
    Landscapes.....

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2014
    Myanmar

    This Study discusses the human rights issues raised by large-scale land deals for plantation agriculture (‘land grabbing’) in low and middle-income countries. Firstly, the Study takes stock of available data on large land deals, their features and their driving forces. It finds that ‘land grabbing’ is a serious issue requiring urgent attention. Secondly, the Study conceptualises the link between land deals and human rights, reviews relevant international human rights law and discusses evidence on actual and potential human rights impacts.

  7. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    Myanmar

    Landesa works to secure land rights for the world’s poorest
    people—the 3.4 billion chiefly rural people who live on less than two dollars
    a day. Landesa partners with developing country governments to design
    and implement laws, policies, and programs concerning land that provide
    opportunity, further sustainable economic growth, and promote social
    justice...

  8. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    October, 2015
    Myanmar

    This Situation Update describes events and issues occurring in Bu Tho Township, Hpapun District during the period between November 2014 to January 2015, including illegal logging, punishment, education, and livelihoods...

    In C--- village, Pa Heh village tract, primary school students who did not pass the examinations were punished by their teacher who made them sit down and stand up 500 to 1,000 times...

    Karen National Union (KNU) soldiers arrested two people found on a bamboo raft carrying logs which had been cut down on November 3rd 2014...

  9. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    November, 2014
    Myanmar

    ... Large-scale agricultural investments – in plantations, processing plants or contract farming schemes, for example – have increased in recent years, particularly in developing countries. Investment in the agriculture sector can bring much needed support for rural development, but communities have also witnessed significant negative impacts. Some of the most serious involve local landholders being displaced from their lands and losing access to

  10. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    November, 2014
    Myanmar

    The scale of attacks against land rights defenders is particularly preoccupying and should attract our utmost reaction and urgent mobilisation.
    The toll they pay, together with their families and communities, is dramatic,
    be it killings, forced disappearances, harassment or criminalisation. Caught
    in the crossfire between poor land users fighting for the respect of their basic
    human rights and powerful economic actors fighting for juicy profits, they
    account as one of the most vulnerable categories of human rights defenders.

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