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Action Group for Resource Accountability in Myanmar

Action Group for Resource Accountability in Myanmar (AGRAM) (formerly the Shwe Gas Movement) is a community-based organization publicizing impacts from the Shwe gas project and the China Trans-Burma pipelines.AGRAM facilitates advocacy and community awareness campaigns to promote human rights, environmental justice and revenue transparency in the extractive sectors in Myanmar.

Arakan Oil Watch

Arakan Oil Watch (AOW) is an independent, community-based non-governmental organization operating in Burma, especially in Arakan state. Founded in 2006, the organization aims to ensure that community rights, land, livelihoods and the environment are guaranteed and protected from natural resource extraction and other mega-projects. AOW monitors the activities of corporations and resulting human rights, environmental and financial impacts in Arakan and Burma. AOW educates communities and conducts advocacy around the issue of decentralized natural resource management, and networks with Burma-based CBOs, political parties, and regional and international NGOs that monitor natural resource extraction and its impacts around the world. AOW is a member of Oil Watch South East Asia (OilWatch SEA).

Bridging Rural Integrated Development and Grassroots Empowermen

Bridging Rural Integrated Development and Grassroots Empowerment (BRIDGE) works together with rural communities impacted by political and socio-economic change in Kachin state to strengthen their capacities to manage their own natural resources. BRIDGE supports their community-based development activities and builds collaborations and partnerships that advocate for sustainable development and foster a culture of peace. www.bridgemm.org

Earth Rights International

Earth Rights International (ERI) EarthRights International (ERI) is a group of activists, organizers, and lawyers with expertise in human rights, the environment, and corporate and government accountability. Since 1995, ERI has worked in Burma to monitor the impacts of the large-scale natural resources development on local populations and ecosystems. ERI specialize in fact-finding, legal actions against perpetrators of earth rights abuses, training grassroots and community leaders, and advocacy campaigns. Through these strategies, EarthRights International seeks to end earth rights abuses, to provide real solutions for real people, and to promote and protect human rights and the environment in the communities where we work. In addition, ERI works alongside affected community groups to prevent human rights and environmental abuses associated with large-scale natural resource projects in Burma.

Kachin Development Networking Group

Kachin Development Networking Group

Lahu National Development Organization

Lahu National Development Organization (LNDO) was established in 1997 to promote the welfare and well-being of Lahu communities, including the promotion of alternatives to growing opium. LNDO facilitates community development projects and awareness raising activities with communities in eastern Shan State. LNDO also conducts community research and has published a series of reports on drugs, internally displaced persons (IDPs) and development projects along Burma’s Mekong River.  
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