Farmers in Indonesia is heading towards land ownership

Friday, 31st August 2018

After a long process of advocacy and struggle, the Mangkit Peasant Union (SPM) in Belang District, Southeast Minahasa Regency, North Sulawesi, finally found a bright spot.

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Indonesia CSOs Emphasize Commitment to Support Global Land Forum

Monday, 16th July 2018

Consortium for Agrarian Reform (KPA) of Indonesia organized a friendly gathering last week, on July 12, 2018 by inviting the CSOs, Peasant Unions, and KPA’s founding fathers. The gathering was intended to strengthen the bond between the CSOs toward the Global Land Forum 2018 which to be held in Indonesia on September this year.

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Multi-stakeholders Engagement on Land Governance is Promoted in Nepal

Sunday, 15th July 2018

People centered land governance (PCLG) has been being implemented by Nepal CSOs in couple years where the participation of broader stakeholders is highly demanding.

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Ensuring land tenure rights to marginalised and vulnerable communities in India

Friday, 9th March 2018

India faces enormous challenges in its quest to develop in a socially conscience, economically and environmentally just manner.  In regards to developing responsible land governance, it remains a complex issue aggravated by a combination of systematic legal and institutional failures. Institutions that govern land, market and societies have fundamental weaknesses to address land and property issues of poor rural women and men, Tribals, and Dalits.

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Bitter truth over Bangladesh land

Tuesday, 27th February 2018

In Bangladesh, poor people become the most vulnerable victim of land grab practice because they do not have enough capacity to submit a lawsuit, and do not have financial resource to proceed the case to the court. Land grab issue continues occurring in the country, and putting the country’s food security at risk. Farmers’ arable land, water bodies, canals, and rivers are being grabbed viciously by group of people.

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Land rights as human rights – a view from Bangladesh

Friday, 5th January 2018

In Bangladesh, around 80% of civil and criminal cases are related to land conflict. Eviction and torture against the marginal and indigenous peoples can be found throughout the country. Published in local newspapers, 11 cases of tortures are recorded during 2012 to 2017. 

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