Is agrarian reform a dying issue?

Joe-Anna Marie Abelinde and Luis de la Rosa
Tuesday, 27th February 2018

Following the expiration of the land acquisition and distribution (LAD) component of the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform with Extension and Reforms (CARPER) in June 2014, the issuance of Notices of Coverage (NOCs) was stalled – leaving the remaining 600,000 hectares undistributed as of 2016.

Global Land Forum 2018 - Why you need to be there

Betty Tiominar
Thursday, 8th February 2018

Indonesia has been granted the opportunity to host the Global Land Forum (GLF), which to be organized during 24-26 September 2018 in Bandung. 

A Power through Joint Land Ownership (JLO) in Nepal

Community Self Reliance Center (CSRC)
Thursday, 8th February 2018

'After the acquisition of joint land ownership I feel powerful in my household. Now, I have also access to land which we both (husband and wife) use for growing our children's well-being." Pangula Tharu and Chahari Tharuni, Bardiya.

Celebrating one year after historic customary forest acknowledgment in Indonesia

Monday, 18th December 2017

This time last year, Indonesian President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo confirmed his support for Indigenous Peoples by acknowledging  their customary forests in several areas across the nation's archipelago. 

One year after the attack on Santals in Bangladesh, evacuees remain un-rehabilitated

Kapaeeng Foundation
Friday, 8th December 2017

Most of the evicted Santals were still living in shanties they had built almost a year ago. Many of the injured are still suffering. The victims claimed that they have not yet receiving any compensation which once promised by the government.

What does National Peasant Day mean to urban society?

Wahyubinatara Fernandez of RMI - Rimbawan Muda Indonesia-
Thursday, 5th October 2017

ILC Asia member in Indonesia, RMI (Rimbawan Muda Indonesia) has a slightly different approach to celebrate the National Peasant Day which falls on the 24th of September of every year. By targeting to urban society, RMI raises their awareness on the peasants' existence impact for their daily life.