KPA is Expanding Membership to Respond to Agrarian Conflict Issues
Tuesday, 16th May 2017
When a conflict on agrarian issue heating up in an area, ILC Asia member in Indonesia, KPA (Consortium for Agrarian Reform) immediately responds to the case. As what being arrising now in South Konawe, Sulawesi, where the locals are being involved in a land conflict against a palm oil plantation.
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.
Kapaeeng Foundation urges UN to put pressure on government to secure Indigenous People’s land rights
Thursday, 11th May 2017
During the UNPFII Sixteenth Session that took place at the UN Headquarter on 24 April to 5 May 2017, ILC Asia member from Bangladesh, The Kapaeeng Foundation, made a bold statement to urge the UNPFII to push the Government of Bangladesh to expedite functions of Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) Land Commission and to form a separate Land Commission for Indigenous Peoples.
How Pastorals Share About Their Struggle in Claiming Their Rights on Grazing Land
Wednesday, 10th May 2017
A following up action from the Rangeland initiative is being preceded, where the pastorals in South Asia gather and meet in India to discuss on the Rangeland status in the regions, as well as exchanging on lives, culture, livestocks, migration pattern, and other pastorals issue.
Recommendations and comments for Call to Action- Earth Day 2017on Community Land Rights
Tuesday, 9th May 2017
Earth Day does not always be celebrated with outdoor activity. Gathering in a closed door room in generating essential decisions and recommendation on what needs to be contributed for the sustainability of our earth is also pertinent.
When Land and Forestry Conflicts Need to be Addressed, ILC Member in Cambodia Provides The Solution
Tuesday, 9th May 2017
The communities living surrounding forestry areas are the ones prune to land conflict issues. They, of course, need a forum where they can freely address their issues and concerns, to whom they can find solutions for their problems.