Title of document: Farmland policies for young generation in Myanmar: purchasing and leasing

Authors: Mar Mar Kyu

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Ministry/Government Agency/Organisation: CIDSE

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Geographic focus: Myanmar

Main issues / topics addressed (for example : Overview of Agriculture in Myanmar; Major crops grown in Myanmar; Agricultural education sector in Myanmar; Land Laws in Myanmar ……)

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The Union Parliament of the Republic of Union of Myanmar enacted The Vacant, Fallow and Virgin Lands Management Law and The Farmland Law in 2012. And also The Law of Protection of the Farmer Rights and Enhancement of their Benefits was enacted in 2013. These laws are encouraging to the farmers and the young generation because they become to have rights to own, mortgage, heir, rent, exchange and perform other economic practices