Approaching the GLF 2018, Government of Indonesia convenes a high level meeting at the Presidential Palace
Friday, 8th December 2017
More bricks are being paved to complete the journey toward the Global Land Forum 2018. Hosted by the Presidential Staff Office (KSP), relevant ministry institutions were attending a high-level meeting to weave an engagement toward the preparation of the GLF, taking place at the Presidential Palace, Jakarta, Indonesia.
2017 Tenure Conference: Realizing People’s Rights: Forest and Land Tenure Reform in Indonesia
Wednesday, 1st November 2017
2017 Tenure Conference was convened in Jakarta, Indonesia during 25-27th October 2017 to review and revise the ‘Tenurial Road Map’ that was developed as a result of the Lombok Conference in 2011, during the previous administration.
Seeking genuine agrarian reform in Indonesia and ensuring no regress on the attained process
Monday, 5th June 2017
As Indonesia is entering its second year of its NES (National Engagement Strategy), departing from the lessons learnt from the year one implementation, the priority areas are now correspond to the ILC commitments on people-selected land governance (PCLG), dealing with strong small-scale farming systems, inclusive decision-making, transparent and accessible information, and protection for land rights defenders.
Securing the land rights is one of the most essential way to be taken in order to fight the climate change and safeguarding the Earth. Below are the stories compiled by ILC Asia, to show how the members in Asia addressing the land rights of the communities, as one of the way to save the earth from destruction.
Landless community in Bangladesh stand their ground against local elites
Thursday, 13th April 2017
In a country where approximately 25% live under the poverty line, and more than 10% are considered extremely poor, one of the greatest riches one can dream of is having land and benefiting from its bounties. As the saying goes, "land is life" and in the case in Rampur – a landless peasant community in Bangladesh – this is no exception.