On World Food Day 2018 and the second to the last day of filing of Certificates of Candidacy (COCs), around 300 members from various marginalized sectors and advocacy groups in the Philippines are gathering in front of Palacio del Gobernador, Intramuros, today, October 16, 2018, to send a message to the voters and aspiring politicians—food security over personal interests.
LEARN, SHARE AND BE INSPIRED: Learning from the Database of Good Practices - Secure Tenure Rights
ILC’s Commitment 1 seeks to respect, protect and strengthen the land rights of women and men living in poverty, ensuring that no one is deprived of the use and control of the land on which their well-being and human...
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
Friday, 9th March 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...