The Unfinished Agenda with the Government on Land Issue in India
Tuesday, 9th August 2016
EktaParishad, a non-violent, people’s movement that works for the land, water and forest rights of the marginalized communities in India is now having several actions to proceed the movement on ensuring Homestead land rights to crores of homeless families through the ‘National Homestead Land Rights Act’. The majority of homeless would have got right to land through this Act.
Securing land rights for pastoralists key to fighting against climate change
Global (including Europe)
Monday, 8th August 2016
People, livestock and nature; a permanent, inter-dependent cycle defining the lives of an estimated 200-500 million people around the world. These people are Pastoralists, and the rangelands that they manage cover a quarter of the world's land surface. And yet, these nomadic herders have few advocates and are losing their access to communal lands and resources at a rapid pace because they lack secure rights.
ILC hails long awaited land reforms in Malawi after nearly 15 years of advocacy work by LandNet
Monday, 18th July 2016
ILC joins member Landnet Malawi in celebrating the passing of four Land Bills, the most recent on Customary Land. Together with Oxfam, FAO, UN Women, and other partners, ILC has been supporting Landnet Malawi in their advocacy campaigns for land reforms since the adoption of the Malawi National Land Policy in 2002.
Join Liberian CSOs in calling for a progressive Land Rights Act now!
Friday, 15th July 2016
Join the Global Call to Action in endorsing a statement from the Civil Society Organizations Working on Land Rights in Liberia calling on the country’s legislature to immediately pass historic legislation recognizing community land rights. Insecure land rights have contributed to wars and land grabs across West Africa, and to communities losing their homes, lands, and livelihoods. The Land Rights Act, submitted in 2014, would automatically recognize the land and forest rights of millions of rural Liberians, and could be a model for countries across West African grappling with their own land-related conflicts.