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.

Asamblea ILC ALC y Foro de la Tierra 2017: compartiendo experiencias en pro de la gobernanza incluyente de la tierra y los territorios a nivel regional

Vesna Villafuerte
Wednesday, 1st November 2017

Indigenous Youth Conference 2017

Kapaeeng Foundation
Wednesday, 1st November 2017

The Indigenous Youth Conference 2017 successfully ended in Komolganj, Moulvibazar with strengthened solidarity and enhanced capacities among a bunch of rising indigenous youth leaders of Bangladesh. The youth leaders present vowed to continue their communications and networks in order to work for a better future of indigenous peoples in Bangladesh.

To what extent does Ecuador’s Organic Law of Rural Lands and Ancestral Territories contribute to food sovereignty?

Melisa Ramos-SIPAE y Plataforma por la Tierra y los Territorios Sostenibles (ENI Ecuador)
Thursday, 26th October 2017

Complementing the analysis of land and territory with a view of food sovereignty is necessary to solve the various problems currently facing the peasantry in Ecuador and throughout Latin America.

Montes de Maria: learning about land and territorial struggles, resistance and collective empowerment

Eva Reyes (CODECA), Carla Pimentel (CEPES) Rony Morales (UVOC)
Thursday, 26th October 2017

The International Land Coalition Latin America and the Caribbean Internship Program 2017 focused on land governance and brought together six young people from ILC member organizations in Ecuador, Peru, Guatemala and El Salvador.

Mujer Rural y Derechos a la Tierra: fortaleciendo el cuidado de la vida, de la tierra, del territorio y las comunidades

Judith Flores Chamba/SIPAE
Wednesday, 25th October 2017

El Encuentro Mujer Rural y Derecho a la Tierra, realizado en Colombia, enmarcado en la Iniciativa Multipaís de la Coalición Internacional para el Acceso a la Tierra, abrió un espacio rico para el intercambio y diálogo sobre las inquietudes de las mujeres rurales y el acceso a la tierra.