Myanmar, Social-ecological transformation

Rethinking transformation: Comparative perspectives from the Global South

To discuss and exchange about alternatives to development and to share the transformation experiences from other countries of the Global South, the Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung Southeast Asia (RLS SEA) and the Local Resource Centre Myanmar (LRC) jointly organized a conference in Yangon and Mandalay on 27th – 28th May resp. 29th May. The conference with the title “Rethinking Transformation – Comparative Perspectives from the Global South” brought together activists, experts, scholars and researchers from China, Thailand, Philippines, Ecuador, Venezuela and Germany. The main focus of the presentation was laid on alternatives to the development concept that has been transferred from the Global North to those countries from the Global South, even knowing that the models are mostly not applicable.

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