Highlights

LIOH campaign for land, peace and democracy moves into high gear after government adoption of the Vacant, Fallow & Virgin Land Management Law that imposes countless number of farmers, ethnic peoples & IDPs to become landless and criminals. See more information here.

Message with different ethnic languages available here


Statement of LIOH & MATA on the Vacant, Fallow & Virgin Land Management Law

Joint statement on the Vacant, Fallow & Virgin Land Management Law and related announcement (available in 6 languages)


Media Highlights

Media interview responded by Si Thu | General Secretary of Land in Our Hands – to Khit Thit Media

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DVB Debate highlight on VFV


Related Voices


Related Supports

International Community’s expression of solidarity with grassroots campaign against VFV in Myanmar

Implementation of Burma’s Vacant, Fallow and Virgin Land Management Law: At Odds with the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement and Peace Negotiations (A Commentary by Jason Gelbort): https://www.tni.org/en/article/implementation-of-burmas-vacant-fallow-and-virgin-land-management-law

“A Declaration of War on Us”: The 2018 VFV Law Amendment and its Impact on Ethnic Nationalities (A Commentary by TNI): https://www.tni.org/en/article/a-declaration-of-war-on-us

The People’s Coalition on Food Sovereignty (PCFS) joins the international clamor demanding the repeal of the 2012 Vacant, Fallow, and Virgin (VFV) Lands Management Law in Burma

On Social Media

TNI: https://twitter.com/TniMyanmar/status/1063347540190511104

GRAIN: https://twitter.com/GRAIN_org/status/1062627701561864193