Myanmar keyword: Land acquisition

July 9, 2024

Converting farmland for commercial purposes (La Ya 30) in Myanmar involves navigating detailed processes and complying with specific regulations based on Myanmar law. Recently, we successfully obtained a La Ya 30 permit for a power generation project in Kyaukphyu, Rakhine State, which involved two types of lands. We first obtained Form 15a, issued by the […]

May 31, 2020

VDB Loi is trying to do its part in Myanmar’s efforts to stimulate the economy after the COVID-19 pandemic. As the Ministry of Electricity and Energy has launched a 1 Gig solar project tender, we have asked our relationships at state and regional governments, local clients and other contacts if they have any suitable land […]

May 27, 2020

Myanmar is undertaking a first-ever massive tender for 30 ground-mounted solar projects totalling 1,060 MW capacity spread out over nearly half of the country’s states and regions. The effort was prompted by the Government’s economic stimulus package meant to minimize the impact of the devastating COVID-19 pandemic. Highlights of this note The key points of […]

June 30, 2017

A draft amendment to the Farmland Law 2012 is currently pending approval by the Myanmar government. Amongst the amendments, the most significant changes pertain to the consequences of violating orders by the government authority responsible for approving changes to land use rights, namely the Central Farmland Management Body. According to the changes, if a project […]