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Land-specialised groups and forums in Burma/Myanmar

Websites/Multiple Documents

Title: Land Core Group
Description/subject: Lots of useful, documents in English and Burmese on the site...."We have a common vision of pro-poor land reform, and to achieve this. The Land Core Group (LCG) one of the network groupings under the Food Security Working Group, consisting of LNGOs, INGOs, and concerned individuals was formed in 2011. LCG has a 3 year programme plan whose goal is 'Laws, policies and institutions for land and natural resource access are formulated and effectively implemented to support sustainable economic, social and environmental development that balances the contributions of smallholder farmers and large-scale investment to national growth'..."
Language: English, Burmese/ ျမန္မာဘာသာ
Source/publisher: Land Core Group (Food Security Working Group)
Format/size: html
Alternate URLs: http://www.myanmarfswg.org/index.php?route=mycatalog/category&path=93_95
Date of entry/update: 25 October 2013

Title: Myanmar Land, Agribusiness, and Forestry Forum (MYLAFF)
Description/subject: "MYLAFF - a forum for sharing information about land, rural livelihoods, forests, fisheries, agribusiness investment and natural resource management in Myanmar... *Members of the forum include government officials, staff of donor agencies and NGOs, project experts, academics and business people... *We aim to support rural development in the Republic of the Union of Myanmar through providing stakeholders and decision-makers with a space for communication and better access to information and analysis... *Our online document repository is at www.mylaff.org, where you can find a wide variety of documents in both English and Myanmar language, alongside others... *More information is available in the FAQ, which is available here: http://www.mylaff.org/static/MyLAFF_FAQ.pdf..."
Language: English, Burmese/ ျမန္မာဘာသာ
Source/publisher: MYLAFF
Format/size: html
Alternate URLs: http://www.mylaff.org
Date of entry/update: 03 March 2015

Individual Documents

Title: Toungoo Interview: Naw A---, January 2015
Date of publication: 17 August 2015
Description/subject: "This Interview with Naw A--- describes events and issues occurring in Thandaunggyi Township, Toungoo District, during January 2015, including land confiscation, development projects, healthcare and education... Villagers are concerned about land confiscation for an industrial zone planned nearby Toungoo Town and have sent complaint letters to the Burma/Myanmar government requesting that they terminate the company’s development projects... Naw A--- mentioned that students have failed examinations due to old teachers being replaced with new, younger teachers. The children do not fully understand school lessons due to the low standard of teaching by the new teachers... Naw A--- stated that there is a group from a neighbouring village that provides medical care and medicines to the villagers..."
Language: English
Source/publisher: Karen Human Rights Group (KHRG)
Format/size: pdf (267K-reduced version; 398K-original)
Alternate URLs: http://www.khrg.org/sites/default/files/15-14-a6-i1.pdf
Date of entry/update: 16 September 2015