Global Land Forum 2018 - Why you need to be here?

Betty Tiominar
Thursday, 8th February 2018

Indonesia is granted an 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. 

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.

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. 

Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries in Iloilo Received Organic Farmers’ Achievers Awards

Marie Joy Demaluan of CARRD - The Philippines
Thursday, 5th October 2017

CARRD (Center for Agrarian Reform and Rural Development), Peoples’ Organization KASAPPI-ARB MPC, and one of its members Ms. Ofelia dela Cruz were awarded by the Philippines' Department of Agriculture Western Visayas Region as the outstanding smallholder farmer group and outstanding smallholder farmer individual, respectively for the recently concluded 5th Regional Organic Agriculture Congress.  

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