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Land and water rights are central to the lives of people in Myanmar. For many people land is a critical asset yet people in Myanmar have little access to land rights. Oxfam is working with local and national actors to help protect communities' land and water rights.
Local women collecting fish and prawn beside the sea in a village or Kyauk Phyu, Rakhine State
The private sector has an ever increasing importance in the lives of Myanmar people, but not all private sector investment looks set to benefit the people of Myanmar. Oxfam and local partners are working to prepare communities for the challenges and opportunities that will come with investments...

States have a responsibility to the public to be accountable, transparent and deliver basic services. This means that deepening accountability of decision makers, and holding Government and other duty bearers to account for how they spend budgets is key for democracy.