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    Journal Articles & Books
    February, 2013
    Cambodia

    In rural Cambodia the rampant allocation of state land to political elites and foreign investors in the form of “Economic Land Concessions (ELCs)”—estimated to cover an area equivalent to more than 50 % of the country’s arable land—has been associated with encroachment on farmland, community forests and indigenous territories and has contributed to a rapid increase of rural landlessness. By contrast, less than 7,000 ha of land have been allotted to land-poor and landless farmers under the pilot project for “Social Land Concessions (SLCs)” supported by various donor agencies.

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    Reports & Research
    February, 2019
    Western Africa, Sierra Leone

    Date: 7 mars 2019

    Source: FarmlandgrabFIAN Belgium

    FIAN Belgium publie un nouveau rapport "Accaparement de terres et huile de palme en Sierra Leone : analyse du cas SOCFIN à la lumière des droits humains".

    Résumé

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2004
    Thailand

    The emergence of social and environmental movements against plantation forestry in Southeast Asia positions rural development against local displacement and environmental degradation. Multi-scaled NGO networks have been active in promoting the notion that rural people in Southeast Asia uniformly oppose plantation development. There are potential pitfalls in this heightened attention to resistance however, as it has often lapsed into essentialist notions of timeless indigenous agricultural practices, and unproblematic local allegiances to common property and conservation.

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    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.

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    Reports & Research
    November, 2012
    Myanmar

    Shwe Pipeline Brings Land Confiscation, Militarization and Human Rights Violations to the Ta’ang People.
    The Ta’ang Students and Youth Organization (TSYO) released a report today called “Pipeline Nightmare” that illustrates how the Shwe Gas and Oil Pipeline project, which will transport oil and gas across Burma to China, has resulted in the confiscation of people’s lands, forced labor, and increased military presence along the pipeline, affecting thousands of people.

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    Policy Papers & Briefs
    April, 2003
    Myanmar

    1. Introduction 1;
    2. Historical Context and Current Implications of the State Taking Control
    of People, Land and Livelihood 2;
    2.1. Under the Democratically Elected Government 2;
    2.1.1. The Land Nationalization Act 1953 2;
    2.1.2. The Agricultural Lands Act 1953 2;
    3. Under the Revolutionary Council (1962-1974) 2;
    3.1. The Tenancy Act 1963 3;
    3.2. The Protection of the Right of Cultivation Act, 1963 3;
    4. The State Gains Further Control over the Livelihoods of Households 3;

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    Policy Papers & Briefs
    March, 2015
    Myanmar

    Documentary by the Land Core Group Myanmar, where 70% of the Myanmar population are smallholder farmers, about the challenges faced by poor farmers from land grabbing and land dispossession in rural Myanmar...Interviews with land activists and dispossessed farmers in different parts of the country... sections on: resistance to land-grabbing; Myanmar land law and policies (where customary tenure and women's land rights are not explicitly recognised); efficiency of smallholder practice...

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    Reports & Research
    Myanmar, South-Eastern Asia

    A site with a large number of links to resources, including the papers of the 2011 International Conference on Global Land Grabbing..."FAC has been exploring what needs to be done to get different forms of agriculture – food/cash crops, livestock/pastoralism, smallholdings/contract farming/large holdings – moving on a track of increasing productivity and competitiveness.

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    Reports & Research
    November, 2015
    Myanmar

    ... This piece of community initiated action research reveals a number of lessons we can learn. The authors try to reflect the challenges of and opportunities for community based natural resources management in a seemingly forgotten Karen controlled area of southern Myanmar. The paper examines a number of case studies including the construction of a local water supply system, the establishment of fish conservation zones and community-driven forest conservation.

  10. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    Myanmar

    MYLAFF - a forum for sharing information about land, rural livelihoods, forests, fisheries, agribusiness investment and natural resource management in Myanmar...
    The main URL given here is the public entry to MYLAFF. For access to more documents, users have to sign up to MYLAFF...
    *Members of the forum include government officials, staff of donor agencies and NGOs, project experts, academics and business people...

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