Filters

National Conference on Land Reform in India

Friday, 8th December 2017

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. 

Read more

Time to halt pressure on common property resources in India

Friday, 8th September 2017

The pressure on the common property resources (CPRs) has rapidly increased in the past few decades. Not only are the areas under them which have been impacted, but the increased pressure has led to land overexploitation and land degradation. 

Read more

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.

Read more

Unifying the heterogeneity to collectively pursue a shared vision fighting for equal rights for women

Thursday, 3rd August 2017

An inspiring and lively training on grassroots leadership was organized by our member, SWADHINA, in Kalkuta, India. Diverse participants and presenters coming from different castes, states and other backgrounds took part in the training. It was a good opportunity for participants to learn and share experiences from one another. It allowed them to have a better understanding of what type of leadership can be exercised at a practical level, especially when it comes to women’s land rights.

Read more

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. 

Read more

Pastoralist parliament as a way to amplify their voice to the government of India

Monday, 10th July 2017

The pastoralists (Maldhari in Gujarati) are largely remaining as the unheard and the unseen in the development agenda, both at the state, nor at the national level. Their zero representation in the policies making process, which are seen to adversely affect the existence of the pastoralists, has also becomes an undeniable fact.

Read more

Pages