ILC Asia members commit on sustainable, reliable, and transparent data to advocate the responsible land governance
Tuesday, 23rd October 2018
ILC Asia opens initiative on the inclusion of Land Watch Asia (LWA) campaign to be contributed in influencing the land policy formulation and implementation through evidence-based advocacy, constructive engagement with governments and regional organisations.
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.