Publications

Agro-Business Large Scale Land Acquisition in Myanmar: Current situation and ways forward

February 2017

This presentation summarizes an on-going research in Myanmar, carried out by renowned agricultural specialist U San Thein and a team of experts, with the support of MRLG. This research is based on a thorough analysis of records on vacant, fallow..

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Transparency Under Scrutiny: Information Disclosure by the Parliamentary Land Investigation Commission in Myanmar

February 2017

This case study presents a country-wide quantitative analysis of a Parliamentary Commission established in 2012 in Myanmar to examine ‘land grab’ cases considered and to propose solutions towards releasing the land to its original owners, in most cases smallholder farming..

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Guiding Principles Towards Responsible Agricultural Investment in Lao PDR

January 2017

This discussion note summarizes the findings and recommendations of a multi-stakeholder initiative and study tour conducted in Southern Laos, to study the social and environmental practices of two large scale companies holding large scale concessions. This Learning and Alliance Group..

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Khmer Version of FAO’s Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure (VGGT)

January 2017

FAO published its Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure (VGGT) of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security in 2012. The purpose of these guidelines is to serve as reference and to provide guidance..

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Lao Version of FAO’s Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure (VGGT)

January 2017

FAO published its Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure (VGGT) of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security in 2012. The purpose of these guidelines is to serve as reference and to provide guidance..

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Review of and Comment on Draft Law on Agricultural Land Dated 15 October 2016

December 2016

As the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Fisheries (MAFF) aimed to finalize in the end of 2016 the draft law on agricultural lands that is currently in 6th draft, MRLG, together with other partners, has supported the NGO Forum on Cambodia..

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Comments on the Proposed Environmental Code of Cambodia (V6) and Proposed Amendments for a Better Recognition of Customary Tenure Rights in Protected Areas

December 2016

The « Environment and Natural Resources Code of Cambodia » (Sixth Draft – – 20 November 2016) is a very extensive proposed law (535 pages !) which will have, if adopted, major impacts on many aspects of Cambodian development (Mines,..

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