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4 Oct 2015

Transnational Institute

Myanmar: Transnational Institute calls for size ceiling for land concessions & land redistribution in Natl. Land Use Policy

“Assessment of 6th draft of the National Land Use Policy (NLUP)”, 16 Sept 2015

The new draft NLUP has taken on board many of the concerns and recommendations raised by the public during the consultation process, and includes several key issues that would greatly improve Myanmar’s land governance arrangements. However, some serious concerns remain…[W]e call on the government to adopt an across-the-board land size ceiling (not only on land concessions) with land redistribution and land restitution, along with recognition of informal and customary land users rights, as the core pillar of the new NLUP.