Indonesia’s National Peasant Day 2017 – A Plea to the President for Agrarian Reform
Thursday, 28th September 2017
Rain was pouring down from Jakarta’s sky that morning, Wednesday, 27th September 2017. Nevertheless, it did not stop thousands of activists and peasants in swinging their legs to the State Palace, to urge the President in accelerating the Agrarian Reform.
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.
Securing the land rights is one of the most essential way to be taken in order to fight the climate change and safeguarding the Earth. Below are the stories compiled by ILC Asia, to show how the members in Asia addressing the land rights of the communities, as one of the way to save the earth from destruction.
Kapaeeng Foundation urges UN to put pressure on government to secure Indigenous People’s land rights
Thursday, 11th May 2017
During the UNPFII Sixteenth Session that took place at the UN Headquarter on 24 April to 5 May 2017, ILC Asia member from Bangladesh, The Kapaeeng Foundation, made a bold statement to urge the UNPFII to push the Government of Bangladesh to expedite functions of Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) Land Commission and to form a separate Land Commission for Indigenous Peoples.