Time to halt pressure on common property resources in India
Viernes, 8th Septiembre 2017
The pressure on the common property resources (CPRs) has rapidly increased in the past few decades. Not only are the areas under them which have been impacted, but the increased pressure has led to land overexploitation and land degradation.
Orientation for Journalists on "Land Rights of Women and Indigenous Peoples: Role of Media"
Lunes, 4th Septiembre 2017
The media plays an important role in highlighting the deprivation of the underprivileged groups in society and it is important for journalists who are working in the different sectors of the media to be aware of the rights of marginalized people including women and indigenous groups.
ILC Asia Members' Declaration on the International Youth Day
Domingo, 13th Agosto 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.
Unifying the heterogeneity to collectively pursue a shared vision fighting for equal rights for women
Jueves, 3rd Agosto 2017
An inspiring and lively training on grassroots leadership was organized by our member, SWADHINA, in Kalkuta, India. Diverse participants and presenters coming from different castes, states and other backgrounds took part in the training. It was a good opportunity for participants to learn and share experiences from one another. It allowed them to have a better understanding of what type of leadership can be exercised at a practical level, especially when it comes to women’s land rights.
KPA encourages TORA implementation through the Forestry Area Relinquishment Scheme
Jueves, 3rd Agosto 2017
In relation to the current situation of agrarian conflict and poverty occurring in the forestry area of Indonesia, KPA (Konsorsium Pembaruan Agraria) and its network met with Siti Nurbaya, the Minister of the Forestry and Environment Ministry (KLHK), to discuss further on the Agrarian Reform in forestry area.