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  1. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    February, 2016

    The poster presents an overview of forestland, livelihoods and customary practices in Man Ping Village, Northern Shan State, Myanmar. This poster is one of a five village case studies produced by partner organizations during field-based training on how to document customary tenure systems, supported by MRLG.

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research

    We envision a world in which land governance systems, both formal and informal, are effective, accessible, and responsive for all.

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    November, 1998
    Myanmar, South-Eastern Asia

    ...The main purpose of this paper is to examine legal measures taken to recognize
    indigenous groups and provide for their ongoing operation; the paper starts, therefore, from an
    underlying assumption that indigenous groups have continued relevance to the needs and wishes
    of the people who operate within them. Nevertheless, while it is beyond the scope and purpose of
    the paper to explore this complex issue in any depth, it may be useful to present – however briefly
    – some of the arguments made for and against the preservation of indigenous groups. In the

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    March, 2011
    Myanmar, South-Eastern Asia

    Summary: "This paper presents an overview of the distinctive
    features of communal tenure in
    different community-based land and natural resource
    management systems. Communal
    tenure refers to situations where groups, communities, or one or more villages have
    well defined, exclusive rights to jointly own and/or manage particular areas of natural
    resources such as land, forest and water. These are
    often referred to as
    common pool
    resources: many rural communities are dependent on these resources for their

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    April, 2013

    WASHINGTON, April 8, 2013 – As the Annual World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty convened this week in Washington, DC, The World Bank Group issued the following statement:

    "By 2050, the world will have two billion more people to feed. To do that, global agricultural production will need to increase by 70 percent. That calls for substantial new investment in agriculture-- in smallholders and large farms—from both the public and private sectors.

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    September, 2014

    This report covers much of SE Asia, with specific references to Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Philippines, Myanmar....."...In Myanmar, the ceasefire negotiations and move
    toward democracy have opened the door to a
    virtual gold rush for foreign investors, posing new
    threats to the country’s rural populations in the
    guise of economic development. On March 30,
    2012, the Parliament approved the Farmland Law
    and Vacant, Fallow and Virgin Lands Management Law, which are designed to encourage large-scale

  7. Library Resource
    Reports & Research

    A major resource. Several articles on Burma (use the Search and Info by country). Extremely good links page: NGOs, Intergovernmental Sites, Research Institutes; Other links. "The World Rainforest Movement is an international network of citizens' groups of North and South involved in efforts
    to defend the world's rainforests. It works to secure the lands and livelihoods of forest peoples and supports their
    efforts to defend the forests from commercial logging, dams, mining, plantations, shrimp farms,

  8. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    June, 2016

    No such thing as a “clean concession” or
    “idle land”...Insecure tenure represents a material
    financial and reputational risk....Case analysis reveals drivers of tenure-
    related conflict....Primary cause of dispute in agricultural
    investment is rarely compensation...
    IAN Risk...
    IAN Diligence...The Tenure Facility...11
    Links to Materials
    around agricultural investments
    to start early in project life...Implications for Shaping Effective Due

  9. Library Resource
    Reports & Research

    Welcome to ANGOC's Knowledge Portal! This is a simple, searchable, and easy-to-use online library of articles, discussion papers, and publications produced by ANGOC and its partners. Here you will find an array of resources on: access to land and agrarian reform; sustainable agriculture and natural resources management; participatory governance; food security; tools; and sustainable development.

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