Regional workshop on Generating and Monitoring Data for People-Centered Land Governance in LAC
Latin America & the Caribbean
Wednesday, 26th April 2017
Currently, there are a number of land-related issues in Latin America, such as unequal tenure by different actors, dispossession of communities, or the expansion of the agro-export industry and non-agricultural investments (mining, oil extraction, etc.), which threaten the access and the rights to land of rural populations.
Highlighting the Foundation for Ecological Security's work in India this Earth Day
Monday, 24th April 2017
In Gogunda district, Rajasthan India, four communities set aside their differences to come together to form the Village Forest Protection and Management Committee as a way to conserve their forest through secured land rights.
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.
Study result on Women’s Relation to Land And Their Contribution To Agriculture Was Being Amplified in Bangladesh
Wednesday, 12th April 2017
A study shown that in Bangladesh, agriculture sector is becoming increasingly dependent on women's participation, yet however, in the bottom picture is women do not get institutional recognition as farmers in the Bangladesh Agricultural Policy 2013.