Livelihood, Land Use and Customary Tenure in Yusomoso - Report of a participatory action research

Number of pages: 56
Publication language: English English
Country publication is about: Myanmar
Region publication is about: Asia
Release year: 2017
Release month/day: October

Tags: Land rights, Research, Climate action

Four reports illustrate how the method “participatory action research” can benefit Indigenous Peoples by acknowledging traditional knowledge and documenting land use and ownership for future generations.

Mapping communities, drawing timelines, collecting information through transect walking, sketching land use maps and sharing of histories. These are some of the basic practices that have been used when Indigenous communities in Myanmar participated in research on their lands and its historical use and management.

Facilitated by Christian Erni, a senior consultant with years of experience in participatory research and land mapping, the workshops resulted in the solid documentation for the indigenous communities.

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Livelihood, Land Use and Customary Tenure in KHUPRA - Report of a participatory action research
Published by Karuna Mission Social Solidarity (KMSS)-Loikaw
Written by: KMSS-Loikaw Livelihood Programme team
Edited by: Christian Erni

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Livelihood, Land Use and Carbon - A Study on the Carbon Footprint of a Shifting Cultivation Community in Kayah State
Published by Karuna Mission Social Solidarity (KMSS)-Loikaw
Written by Christian Erni and KMSS-Loikaw Livelihood Programme team
Edited by Christian Erni. 

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Livelihood, Land Use and Customary Tenure in Kwaingan - Report of a participatory action research
Published by Karuna Mission Social Solidarity (KMSS)-Loikaw
Edited by Christian Erni

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