Tuesday, June 24, 2008

Cyclone affected farmlands likely to be seized for forest reserve

In an inexplicable move the forest department of the ruling Burmese military junta has decided to confiscate nearly 25,000 acres of cyclone affected farmlands in Kadone Kani village tract, Bogale Township, Irrawaddy Division. The idea – to extend the reserve forest area and there is no answer to what will happen to the livelihood of farmers.

"The announcement states nearly 25,000 acres of farmland will be confiscated,"

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