Tag land rights and business - Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business (MCRB)
You are here Home » Tags » land rights and business

land rights and business

13 articles:

MCRB Expresses Concern About the Impact on Responsible Investment of the Amendments to the Virgin, Vacant and Fallow Lands Law

MCRB has sent a letter to the Chair of the National Land Use Council expressing concerns that the rapid implementation of the amended VFV Lands Management Law will cause significant problems for investors seeking to operate responsibly in Myanmar.

MCRB submits comments to Parliament on the draft Land Acquisition Act

MCRB has submitted a set of bilingual comments to the Parliamentary Committees currently considering a new law to replace the 1894 Land Acquisition Act.

Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure (VGGT) of Land, Fisheries and Forests

A near-final Myanmar translation is available of the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO’s) Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure (VGGT) of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security...

Consultation to update MCRB’s Land Rights and Business in Myanmar Briefing Paper

On 22nd May 2018, MCRB held a consultation in Yangon to obtain comments on the draft ‘Land Rights and Business in Myanmar’ briefing paper, an update of MCRB’s 2015 Land briefing paper.

MCRB/OXFAM workshop on Responsible investment in plantation agriculture, with a focus on land

On 27 April, Oxfam and MCRB hosted a multi-stakeholder discussion on ‘Responsible investment in plantation agriculture' in Yangon.

Resettlement is Easier with a Consistent and Transparent Set of Rules

MCRB and the Thilawa SEZ Management Committee and JICA Expert Team held a seminar for the Yangon Regional Government staff on ‘Good Practice Approaches to Land Acquisition and Resettlement Peri-Urban and Urban Environments’.

Defining Good Practice Approaches to Land Acquisition and Resettlement in Myanmar

The IFC has published the workshop summary and presentations for a multistakeholder workshop it held on defining good practice approaches to land acquisition and resettlement in Myanmar in May.

UN Guidelines on Development-based Evictions and Displacement

The UN Special Rapporteur on Adequate Housing as a Component of the Right to an Adequate Standard of Living drafted a set of Basic Principles and Guidelines on Development-based evictions and Displacement in 2007 which are now available in Burmese.

Briefing Paper on Land Issues in Myanmar

MCRB has published a briefing paper on land issues in Myanmar, is part of an occasional series. It is intended to assist businesses investing in Myanmar that are conducting due diligence on land and seeking an understanding of the current landscape...

Training Session: Land Rights Documentation

Training Session: Land Rights Documentation

in News

On 11-12 December 2014, Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business (MCRB) hosted a training session in Yangon on “Land Rights Documentation” in response to a request from various farmers’ networks.

MCRB facilitates discussion between Ericsson and civil society groups

On 21 July, MCRB facilitated a discussion in Yangon between Swedish telecoms company Ericsson and around 20 representatives of trade unions and civil society organisations who have a focus on business and human rights issues such as land, community engage

MCRB at the Asean People Forum 2014

MCRB at the Asean People Forum 2014

in News

On 22 March 2014, the Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business hosted a workshop entitled “Promoting Inclusive and Responsible Business: Experiences of Myanmar, Singapore and Across ASEAN” at the ASEAN People’s Forum on Business and Human Rights.

MCRB at Myanmar People’s Forum

MCRB at Myanmar People’s Forum

in News

On 29 December, the Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business hosted a workshop at the Myanmar People’s Forum on Business and Human Rights at Myanmar Convention Centre in Yangon.

© 2021 Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business | Privacy Policy | Website by Ethical Sector