A Visit on Communal Land Tittle (CLT) and Forest Management in Cambodia
Friday, 8th December 2017
The group of NGOs and government officials from Cambodia, led by the NGO Forum on Cambodia (NGOF) in collaboration with Asia Indigenous Peoples Pacts (AIPP) conducted a three-day exposure visit from 12th to 14th September 2017 in community, indigenous peoples’ organization and University of Chiang Mai.
In India, land reform is currently a forgotten agenda. Immediately after India’s independence, the Prime Minister Jawahar Lal Nehru promised to eliminate the intermediaries and restore land to the tiller resulting in the passing of historic Zamindari Abolition Act in 1956. Yet unfortunately, land has never became the core agenda of the successive governments despite various revolutionary steps through social movements.
KPA encourages TORA implementation through the Forestry Area Relinquishment Scheme
Thursday, 3rd August 2017
In relation to the current situation of agrarian conflict and poverty occurring in the forestry area of Indonesia, KPA (Konsorsium Pembaruan Agraria) and its network met with Siti Nurbaya, the Minister of the Forestry and Environment Ministry (KLHK), to discuss further on the Agrarian Reform in forestry area.
Indonesia’s Java Island is urged to be included in the Agrarian Reform Implementation
Thursday, 8th June 2017
As agrarian reform is one of the agenda included within the current Indonesian’s Government, Indonesian CSOs under the KNPA (National Alliance for Agrarian Reform), thereby, were attending a meeting with Ministry of Spatial Planning/Land Agency on May 3rd 2017, aiming to build dialogue on Agrarian reform policy progress.
National consultation workshop on the amendments of laws on forestry and protected areas
Tuesday, 6th June 2017
ILC Asia member in Cambodia, NGO Forum was collaborating with the Ministry of Interior to facilitate the National Consultation Workshop on the amendments of Law on Forestry and Law on Protected Areas (the Laws) in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
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.