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  • The Myanmar Citizens Investment Law (The State Law and Order Restoration Council Law No. 4/94)

    The Foreign and Citizens Investment Law aims to encourage foreign investment to mobilize the natural resources of the country and to promote development of technology.

  • Myanmar Forest Policy 1995

    The policy document formalizes the commitment and intent of the Government in ensuring sustainable development of the forest resource both for environmental and economic purposes.

  • The State Law and Order Restoration Council Law No. 8/92

    This Law is called the Forest Law

  • Minimum Wages Act, 2013 (The Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Law No. 7)

    To meet with the essential needs of the workers, and their families, who are working at the commercial, production and service, agricultural and livestock breeding businesses an...

  • The Social Security Law, 2012 (The Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Law No. 15)

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  • The Leave and Holidays Act, 1951 (The Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Law No. 58)

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  • Burma’s New Labor Law: Built to Fail or Shifting Toward Democracy?

    Burma has long been known as a black hole for human rights. But the new leadership of the military junta hopes to shed its pariah image by loosening its oppressive policies. And...

  • The Factories Act 1951 (Act No. 65/1951)

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  • The Labour Organization Law (The Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Law No. 7/2011)

    The Pyidaungsu Hluttaw hereby enacts this law, in accord with section 24 of the constitution of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, to protect the rights of the workers, to ha...

  • Myanmar balances forestry exports with preservation

    The forestry sector has been vitally important to Myanmar. When the country was isolated by sanctions, the selling of logs and wood helped bring in desperately needed hard curre...

  • Global Forest Resources Assessment 2016: Country Report - Myanmar

    FAO, at the request of its member countries, regularly monitors the world´s forests and their management and uses through the Global Forest Resources Assessment (FRA). This coun...

  • Resources and Rules of the Game: Participation of Civil Society in REDD+ and FLEGT-VPA Processes in Lao PDR

    Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) aims to achieve its purpose by working across multiple sectors and involving multilevel actors in reducing ...

  • Tackling Illegal Logging, Deforestation and Forest Degradation: An Agenda for EU Action

    This briefing note is the contribution of a group of non-governmental organisations to the policy debate related to the evaluation of the European Union Forest Law Enforcement, ...

  • Framework for Assessing Legality of Forestry Operations, Timber Processing and Trade Annex

    This publication is produced by TRAFFIC and WWF's Global Forest and Trade Network.

  • The Parallel Evolution of REDD+ and FLEGT for Improving Forest Governance

    This presentation is from an expert exchange on the implementation of FLEGT and REDD+ in October 2018. It is an introductory presentation to create a common understanding of FLE...

  • Synergies Among Social Safeguards in FLEGT and REDD+ in Cameroon

    This paper presents (i) a comparison of the social safeguards of the FLEGT-VPA and REDD+ processes and an explanation of their commonalities and differences, and (ii) an explora...

  • National Park Act, B.E. 2562 (2019)

    Reasons and necessity of restricting the rights and freedoms of persons according to this Act are to reserve, conserve, protect and maintain national parks, flora parks, botanic...

  • Act Promulgating The Land Code B.E. 2497 (1954)

    A person who has been in possession and made use of land prior to the date the Land Code comes into force without a land ownership document shall give notice of his possession o...

  • Royal Decree Prescribing Works Relating to Occupation and Profession in which an Alien is Prohibited to Engage, B.E. 2522 (1979)

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  • Gateway to International Timber Trade

    According to the FAO (2015) Myanmar has around 29.0 million hectares of forested land, which constitutes to 44.2% of the total land area. Around 28.1 million hectares are primar...