Argentina: Important multi-stakeholder partnership established to secure access to natural resources for most vulnerable populations

Thursday, 22nd February 2018

Four ILC member organizations working in the Chaco region of Argentina joined efforts to launch a National Engagement Strategy (NES). They also summoned other NGOs, intergovernmental agencies, government officials and indigenous and peasant leaders, with the final aim to change agendas, public policies and social practices.

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Red de Mujeres Rurales se consolida para fortalecer los procesos de desarrollo en el Trifinio.

Wednesday, 21st February 2018

La reunión entre la Red de Mujeres Rurales y la Gerencia Técnica Trinacional del Plan Trifinio se realizó en el marco de la Iniciativa “Tierra y Territorios en la Estrategia Centroamericana de Desarrollo Rural Territorial (ECADERT)”, impulsada por la Fundación Nacional para el Desarrollo​ (FUNDE) como miembro de la Coalición Internacional para el Acceso a la Tierra (ILC)   

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M. Mwarabu defend les droits fonciers des peuples autochtones Pygmées Babuluko dans le Territoire de Walikale. Photo/ Israel Bionyi ILC Afrique

PIDP: ILC member in DRC protect land defender from criminalisation

Wednesday, 14th February 2018

Land rights defender, Mr Mwarabu Mbula Jean Koko, is in good health after spending a hell of time in the hands of the Congolese armed forces in March 2017. While Mr Mwarabu was mediating the conflict between two communities in Kivu, in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), he was arbitrarily arrested, jailed and tortured. During this painful moment, a strategy coordinated by the Integrated Program for the Development of the Pygmy People (PIDP) in Kivu, supported by ILC, fought against his criminalisation, denounced his unfair treatment and brought him medical help.  Protecting the civil and political rights of human rights defenders working on land issues is one of the ten commitments of ILC.

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Impacts on climate change in agriculture and food security in Bangladesh's coastal area

Thursday, 8th February 2018

Bangladesh is one of the most vulnerable countries due to climate change impacts. The negative impact of climate change in Bangladesh is far-reaching. 

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Dissemination of Senegal's land policy document as part of the country's National Engagement Strategy formulation process

Friday, 2nd February 2018

In the context of the National Engagement Strategy (NES) formulation process, the ILC and the FAO helped CNCR, IPAR, IED Afrique, CICODEV and their partners of the CRAFS alliance organise a meeting in the Mboro agro-ecological zone, with the aim of gathering feedback from the grassroot level and defining a legal framework which would be relevant to the farmers' needs.

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First Inauguration of “Sambo Network Agricultural Cooperative” in Cambodia

Tuesday, 30th January 2018

Villages Based Farmer Associations which are members of Farmers Nature Net (FNN) District Network in Sambo district, Kratie province had their own initiative along with some technical support from secretariat team in mobilizing their members in to Agricultural Cooperative which is registered legally with Provincial Department of Agriculture Forestry and Fishery. 

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