From Forlorn Wastelands to Thriving Commons in India
Zachary Slobig- Skoll Foundation
Tuesday, 7th November 2017
Years ago, early in Jagdeesh Rao Puppala’s career, he ran into some trouble with the law in rural western India. He had just returned from a small event where some eminent leaders and villagers had decided to green a patch of derelict land. It was the familiar photo-op of a handful of VIPs planting a row of saplings. When he returned to the office, he found an unfamiliar man waiting for him. The man was from the District Magistrate’s office. He handed him an envelope. Inside, Jagdeesh found a notice of trespassing.
ILC Asia 2017 Regional Assembly – Stronger Coalition Braided in Central Asia
Dinda Tungga Dewi
Wednesday, 27th September 2017
A moment for the Asia members to gather and to build the plans for the coming years is returning again this year. With the warmth culture of the Kyrgyz republic, the process was being carried out through a productive and solid discussion among all.
ILC Members Advocate for Women's Land Rights in UN Declaration on Peasants Rights
Priti Darooka (PWESCR, India) and Jagat Basnet (CSRC, Nepal)
Wednesday, 19th July 2017
An interview with ILC members who participated in the Fourth Session of the Open-ended Intergovernmental Working Group on a United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Peasants and Other People Working in Rural Areas (WG) was held from 15-19 May 2017 in Geneva, Switzerland.
A Camp to Raise The Youth’s Awareness on Land Rights
Wednesday, 31st May 2017
Departing from a reality that many youths in urban are not aware on land issue, ILC Asia member, Ekta Parishad initiates an idea on how to raise youths' awareness on the relationship between the local community and their land.