On World Food Day 2018 and the second to the last day of filing of Certificates of Candidacy (COCs), around 300 members from various marginalized sectors and advocacy groups in the Philippines are gathering in front of Palacio del Gobernador, Intramuros, today, October 16, 2018, to send a message to the voters and aspiring politicians—food security over personal interests.
ILC partners in Asia call for wider recognition of land rights as human rights
Friday, 9th March 2018
The magnitude and intensity of land conflicts in Asia have increased over the years, with the continued rise of land and agricultural investments and continued competing claims for scarce natural resources. In various instances, governments and private sector entities alike have facilitated the displacement of rural communities, the deterioration of the environment and agricultural livelihoods, and the loss of lives through land concessions and businesses ventures.