Namati & Landesa Make Recommendations for Pro-Poor Land Policy in Mynamar

Originally published at: http://namati.org/news/namati-landesapro-poormynamar/
In this major new report Namati and Landesa highlight the pressing needs of Myanmar’s rural population – and recommend potential solutions – as the Myanmar government embarks on wide-reaching land policy reform. Download the report in English. Download the report in Burmese. Myanmar is undergoing a major transition, opening space for significant change for the first time in decades. Secure land tenure for smallholder farmers and rural communities is essential in a heavily agrarian nation like Myanmar, where millions in the rural population – nearly 70% of the country – depend on agriculture for their livelihoods. Despite some updates to…

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Any updates from partners or @namati_myanmar staff about how the policy reform process (and/or implementation) is going?

Hi Marena, many! And very dynamic/changing by the day. we look forward to discussing with you in person soon.