Agriculture, including fisheries and forestry, accounted for 36.4 percent of Myanmar’s GDP in 2010-2011.
Approximately 70 percent of the population of Myanmar lives in rural areas and 60 percent of the workforce is involved in agriculture.
The purpose of this paper is to understand to what extent such a strategy is appropriate for the low income rice-based countries of the Indochina-Myanmar Region1 (IMR).
This case study has been produced in response to a request made to the Evidence on Demand Helpdesk.
In a recent New York Times op-ed Roy Prosterman and Darryl Vhugen of the U.S. NGO Landesa highlight some of what Myanmar’s government will need to do to promote sustainable growth in the country.
Recent stories in the Globe and Mail, the Telegraph, BBC and the International Herald Tribune all highlight the significant tensions in Burma between various stakeholders over land, mineral, and ot
A guest post by Ashok Sircar, India Program Director of Landesa, a USAID partner and global organization that partners with governments to help secure land rights of the poor.
Guest commentary by Robert Oberndorf, Resource Law Specialist, Tenure and Global Climate Change Project.
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