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Land-specialised groups and forums with a Burma/Myanmar focus

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Title: Land Portal (Myanmar pages)
Description/subject: 152 documents (as of March 2017) on land and Burma/Myanmar
Language: English, Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: Land Portal
Format/size: html
Alternate URLs: https://landportal.info
Date of entry/update: 14 March 2017


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... 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... *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...Under Farming Systems, MYLAFF has a section on shifting cultivation... *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
http://www.mylaff.org/static/MyLAFF_FAQ_long.pdf
Date of entry/update: 03 March 2015


Individual Documents

Title: Kawthoolei Land Policy Briefer
Date of publication: 19 January 2018
Description/subject: "KNU's first land policy was ratified during KNU's 9th Congress in 1974, based on the philosophy that "farmers will not to transfer their farmlands to others". By the mid-2000s, the land policy had become outdated, so in 2005 the Karen Agriculture Department (KAD) Chair, P'doh Thu Thay Kor, revised and updated the policy with a new slogan "land to the native people". The revised policy was approved by the KNU's Executive Committee (EC) during the KNU's 14th Congress on May 6, 2009. After a series of public consultations and seminars were conducted to amend and clarify some points, the current edition was adopted in December 2015. The Kawthoolei Land Policy (KLP) addresses land tenure rights in a manner that promotes an enduring peace in the Karen Lands (Kawthoolei) grounded in social justice. It envisions recognition, restitution, protection and support of the socially-legitimate tenure rights of all Karen peoples and long-standing resident village communities, resulting in improved political and ecological governance of tenure of land, forests, fisheries, water, and related natural resources. This policy aspires toward greater self-determination in the context of a decentralized federal Union of Myanmar..."
Language: English
Source/publisher: KESAN
Format/size: html, pdf (866k)
Alternate URLs: http://www.kesan.asia
http://kesan.asia/jdownloads/Policy%20Laws/FINAL%20-%20Kawthulei%20Land%20policy%20briefer%20Eng%20...
Date of entry/update: 11 November 2018