DSC10012This is a short documentary film which describes how land grabs create displacement, poverty as well as negative impact on the environment in Dawei division, Burma/ Myanmar. Under the former military regime, land grabbing became and it still a widespread systematic practice in Burma/Myanmar. Government bodies, particularly military units, seize large tracks of farmland usually without compensation.

Some of the land has been used for the expansion of military bases and new government infrastructure projects. Other areas are being used for commercial projects either run by the military or by the companies.

For more, please watch the video below!