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On World Food Day, Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities Mobilize to Assert Their Land Rights

Monday, 15th October 2018

New Policy Brief Highlights Their Role in Global Food Security

Thousands join community advocates in Kenya, Myanmar, Peru, Uganda, Guatemala, Indonesia, Australia and at least 18 other countries to call on governments to secure their rights to the lands that form the basis for global food security and help mitigate against climate change.

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Right to Food and Food Security

Tuesday, 16th October 2018

On World Food Day 2018 and the second to the last day of filing of Certificates of Candidacy (COCs), around 300 members from various marginalized sectors and advocacy groups in the Philippines are gathering in front of Palacio del Gobernador, Intramuros, today, October 16, 2018, to send a message to the voters and aspiring politicians—food security over personal interests.

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La Iniciativa Mujer Rural y Derecho a la Tierra presenta infografía sobre situación de mujeres rurales de América Latina y el Caribe

Monday, 15th October 2018

En el Día Internacional de las Mujeres Rurales, 15 de octubre, la Iniciativa “Mujer Rural y Derecho a la Tierra” de la Coalición Internacional por el Acceso a la Tierra (ILC – Latinoamérica) presenta una infografía con datos encontrados en 9 países de América Latina y el Caribe (Honduras, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Colombia, Ecuador, Perú, Bolivia, Brasil y Argentina) sobre la situación de las mujeres rurales en la región.

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Dr. Ibrahima KA, juriste, expert foncier international

Ce qu'il faut pour faire un doctorat en gouvernance foncière

Monday, 15th October 2018

Entretien avec Dr. Ibrahima KA, juriste, expert foncier international, chercheur et responsable du département foncier et gestion des ressources naturelles à IPAR                                                                                     

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International mission presents report with recommendations to end violence against Human Rights and Land Defenders in Guatemala

Monday, 8th October 2018

During the Global Land Forum 2018, participants were informed about the international mission to Guatemala, a response to the escalation of murders of human rights and land defenders in the country. In its report "Losing Lives to Defend the Land", the mission highlights that the acts of violence against land defenders are not isolated events and expresses its concern about renewed systematic patterns of violence against Guatemala's rural communities and Indigenous Peoples. The document includes recommendations aimed at different types of actors involved in order to end the attacks and the general climate of impunity reigning in the country.

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Joan Carling is the winner of the Champions of the Earth Award

Tuesday, 2nd October 2018

Congratulations to Joan Carling for winning the 2018 Champions of the Earth Award, for lifetime achievement, one of the highest environmental honours of the United Nations.

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