Expanding the Dialogue on Large-Scale Land Acquisition and its alternatives
This case study highlights the process used by the Asian Farmers Association (AFA) to better involve grassroots organisations from three Asian countries in national, regional and international dialogues on large-scale land acquisitions (LSLAs). The project was implemented in Cambodia, Indonesia...
ILC partners in Asia call for wider recognition of land rights as human rights
Viernes, 9th Marzo 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.
Participatory 3D mapping supports ancestral domain claims
Participatory 3D mapping has proven to be an effective tool to support indigenous peoples’ formal claims over their ancestral domains in the region of Mindanao. These include rivers, forests, agricultural and coastal areas, among other natural resources. While the mapping process facilitates the...
Following the expiration of the land acquisition and distribution (LAD) component of the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform with Extension and Reforms (CARPER) in June 2014, the issuance of Notices of Coverage (NOCs) was stalled – leaving the remaining 600,000 hectares undistributed as of 2016.
Distribución territorial convierte a una comunidad sin tierra en una cooperativa de agricultura orgánica
Filipinas inició un Programa de Reforma Agraria integral en 1981 con el objetivo de redistribuir 8.1 millones de hectáreas de tierra. Tres años más tarde y siguiendo las reformas agrarias, se estableció en Lanipga, Bula, municipio en la provincia de Camarines...