Residents of three villages in Waingmaw Township, Kachin State, have expressed concern that farmland that they rely on for their livelihoods will soon be sold to a group of wealthy Chinese businesspeople.
Villagers say another local resident plans to sell the land to be used to farm pigs, a move that would have a devastating impact on the local community. They say they have approached local authorities for help, but so far have had little support.
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