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. 

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Certificate of Land Ownership Awards Distribution and Installation of Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries of Bago City, Negros Occidental, Philippines

Friday, 6th October 2017

Thirty-one (31) agrarian reform beneficiaries from Barangay Calumangan, Bago City, Negros Occidental, received their certificates of land ownership award (CLOA).

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ILC Asia Members' Declaration on the International Youth Day

Sunday, 13th August 2017

For the very first time, ILC Asia started the discussion to include the youths within its struggle over land. Young farmers from five Asian countries gathered in Bogor, Indonesia from the 10th to 12th of August 2017. Participants in the regional gathering brainstormed ideas on youth and land which resulted in a common agenda of working together for a campaign with the commitments of organizations who participated. The initiative called “Securing the Future: Land Rights for Rural Youths” was opened on the occasion of International Youth Day 2017.

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Our commitment: Secure territorial rights for Indigenous Peoples

Monday, 10th July 2017

Asia is home to more than half of the world’s population, where about 260 million indigenous peoples are spreading throughout the continent, making it the most culturally diverse region in the world. 

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ILC Capacity Building on Spatial Data Management for Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities (IPLC)

Wednesday, 12th April 2017

ILC Asia member in the Philippines, PAFID (Philippines Association for Intercultural Development, Inc.) organized a training on Spatial Data management at Brentwood Suites, Quezon City, and the Dagwey Training Center, Imugan, Santa Fe, Nueva Vizcaya, Philippines. 

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Women's Public Leadership In Peace

Monday, 10th April 2017

“Only social movements can address social change” - Santiago, on women’s involvement in public spaces, said that. Having worked with indigenous and Muslim women most of her life, she said “if by tradition, women and girls are designated to set the family dining table, then another table has been put up to which can be attributed some of the successful stages of the talks, the peace table is set-up and put into strategic position by the women themselves.”

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