Large-Scale Land Acquisitions for Agricultural Development in Myanmar: A Review of Past and Current Processes

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The objective of this study is to provide a synthesis of historical and contemporary processes of large-scale land acquisition for agricultural development in Myanmar. It relies essentially on secondary sources and complementary interviews and field work. The paper endeavors to • establish a genealogy of agricultural land acquisition processes in Myanmar • present the institutional framework governing large-scale land acquisition for agricultural development • analyze the current situation of large-scale land acquisition for agricultural development • examine land conflicts between large-scale agriculture and smallholder farmers • provide recommendations that could inform a wider and multi-stakeholder dialogue on the issue of large-scale land acquisition for agricultural development

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Document type Reports, journal articles, and research papers (including theses and dissertations)
Language of document
  • English
Topics Land
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Myanmar
Copyright Yes
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License CC-BY-NC-4.0
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Co-author (individual) Celine Allaverdian, U San Thein, Jean-Christophe Diepart, U Hlwan Moe
Co-author (coorporate) GRET-MRLG, MRLG/GRET, MoALI
Publication place Laos
Publisher MRLG
Publication date 2018
Keywords Land Issues,large-scale land aquisitions,land conflicts
Date uploaded September 17, 2018, 04:00 (UTC)
Date modified September 17, 2018, 07:52 (UTC)