ILC Asia Members' Declaration on the International Youth Day

Sunday, 13th August 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.

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Institutional Documents

2016 Asia Annual Report

Author: 
The Regional Coordination Unit of ILC Asia
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Our commitment: Secure territorial rights for Indigenous Peoples

Monday, 10th July 2017

Asia is home to more than half of the world’s population, where about 260 million indigenous peoples are spreading throughout the continent, making it the most culturally diverse region in the world. 

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Formulating our Action Agenda: Putting People Centred Land Governance in Asia

Every year, the ILC Asia  Regional Land Forum is a unique opportunity to bring together many of the most prominent land-related organisations in the region, including  grassroots organisations, activists, local and international NGOs, researchers, multilateral organisations and government agencies.  Action-oriented, the Forum's programme is structured to provide opportunities to participants who may not otherwise interact in person, to debate, exchange, learn from each other's experiences and to build linkages.

ILC Capacity Building on Spatial Data Management for Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities (IPLC)

Wednesday, 12th April 2017

ILC Asia member in the Philippines, PAFID (Philippines Association for Intercultural Development, Inc.) organized a training on Spatial Data management at Brentwood Suites, Quezon City, and the Dagwey Training Center, Imugan, Santa Fe, Nueva Vizcaya, Philippines. 

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Women's Public Leadership In Peace

Monday, 10th April 2017

“Only social movements can address social change” - Santiago, on women’s involvement in public spaces, said that. Having worked with indigenous and Muslim women most of her life, she said “if by tradition, women and girls are designated to set the family dining table, then another table has been put up to which can be attributed some of the successful stages of the talks, the peace table is set-up and put into strategic position by the women themselves.”

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AFA VICE CHAIRPERSON HONORED AS ENLIGHTENED WOMEN ON THE INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY 2017

Monday, 27th March 2017

Marking International Women’s Day 2017, Vice Chairperson of the Philippines's ILC Asia member, Asian Farmer Association has made a breakthrough as one of the eight enlightened women in making changes. 

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PES first phase - Photo credit: Hope Sanico

Payment for ecosystem services connects urban community with indigenous people

In 2011, Typhoon Washi devastated the city of Cagayan de Oro and prompted institutions to employ sustainable mechanisms for disaster risk reduction and management. One of the projects introduced was the Payment for Ecosystem Services (PES), an alternative sustainable financial mechanism, in Mt....

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Case Studies

Payment for ecosystem services connects urban community with indigenous people

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NES Philippines is online! Stay tuned with their latest news

Friday, 2nd December 2016

Philippines’s National Engagement Strategy (NES) has recently launched a website to promote its activities – http://ilc-nes.ph/. It features stories and campaigns involving farmers, fisher folks, and Indigenous Peoples claiming access to and control of land and other natural resources. Also available on the website there are documents, reports and materials produced by the multi-stakeholder platform.  

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