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.

ILC Asia 2017 Regional Assembly – Stronger Coalition Braided in Central Asia

Wednesday, 27th September 2017

A moment for the Asia members to gather and to build the plans for the coming years is returning again this year. With the warmth culture of the Kyrgyz republic, the process was being carried out through a productive and solid discussion among all. 

Finding the balance between productivity and sustainable agriculture

ANSUMAN PATTNAYAK (Department of Agriculture, Government of Orissa, India)
Friday, 4th August 2017

Chemical fertilizers and pesticides are threatening climate parameters in a big way, but using environmentally friendly products can be a way for us to move closer to a more sustainable future.  

A Camp to Raise The Youth’s Awareness on Land Rights

Wednesday, 31st May 2017

Departing from a reality that many youths in urban are not aware on land issue, ILC Asia member, Ekta Parishad initiates an idea on how to raise youths' awareness on the relationship between the local community and their land.

How India Solves Pastoral Issue through Social Movement

Tuesday, 17th January 2017

A total of 1214 acres of Grazing land is now protected and controlled by the pastoralists, thanks to Social movement carried out in the villages of Saurstra and Kutch, India.

Demands for homestead land rights

Monika Agarwal
Tuesday, 15th March 2016

Organized by Ekta Parishad, more than 5000 landless people from all over India came together at jantar mantar today demanding for homestead land rights.