ILC Launches Report with Oxfam and RRI: “Common Ground: Securing Land Rights and Safeguarding the Earth”
Tuesday, 1st March 2016
2.5 billion people at risk of hunger and poverty if land rights are not protected Indigenous Peoples and local communities protect half the world's land, but formally own just 10 percent, according to a report released today by a global alliance of NGOs.
What is the Global Call to Action on Indigenous and Community Land Rights and How to Get Involved
Thursday, 3rd December 2015
Our GOAL is to secure all Indigenous and community land rights everywhere. Our TARGET is to double the global area of land legally recognized as owned or controlled by Indigenous Peoples and local communities by 2020.
ILC Award Winner Obtains Commitments From Ugandan Government
Thursday, 5th November 2015
The Uganda Land Alliance, who won the ILC Award for their work in Karamoja, obtains the commitment from the Ugandan Ministry of Land that it will advance the recognition of Community Land Associations.
We [need LAND to] Feed the Planet: ILC Reports from Terra Madre Youth 2015
Friday, 30th October 2015
Global youth flock to Terra Madre Giovani in Milan, Italy to share their message to the world: "We Feed the Planet". ILC members and Secretariat share their experiences from the 3-day event that brought the voices of our future farming systems to the forefront of Expo2015.
The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation announced that its panel of independent international jurors has selected Landesa, a Seattle-based land rights organization and member of the ILC, as the recipient of the largest humanitarian prize in the world – the Hilton Humanitarian Prize.
Join ILC Members on October 15th in Celebrating the International Day of Rural Women
Wednesday, 7th October 2015
On October 15th 2015, ILC members are celebrating the International Day of Rural Women across the globe. In Latin America, Africa and Asia, rallies, conferences, workshops and events have been organized to shine a spotlight on the important role women play in agricultural development. Together, ILC members have commited to work towards the realisation of people centred land governance through our ten commitments, with the fourth commitment giving particular attention toequal land rights for women.
Moving Forward with the Global Call to Action on Indigenous & Community Land Rights
Friday, 25th September 2015
From September 30th to October 1st, thirty members from the ILC network will come together with hundreds of Indigenous and community leaders, civil society, government officials, researchers and the private sector to move from "Rhetoric to Action" towards securing Indigenous and community land rights.