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.
[ACTION ALERT] With their feet buried in cement, Kendeng Farmers appeal to President
Thursday, 23rd March 2017
The Kendeng farmers call on the President of Indonesia, Joko Widodo, to revoke the license for the state-owned cement maker PT Semen Indonesia in Rembang, Central Java. If this factory is built the effects on both the environment and the lives of hundreds of local farmers will be disastrous. Paddy fields – their main sources of agriculture and income - will be damaged and mountainous water sources under severe risk of contamination. Please take action and sign on to their letter in solidarity: http://tinyurl.com/nx8xl4n
One year Implementation of Indonesia's One Map Policy
Tuesday, 14th March 2017
If we drew a line back to one year before, right in February 2016, Indonesian President Joko Widodo issued One Map Policy Implementation Acceleration Presidential Decree, referring to mapping scale of 1:50.000. This presidential decree explains the One Map Policy with one standard, one geospatial base to be utilized as a tool to accelerate the national development.
Land-based conflicts in Indonesia – Urgent call for the Government
Friday, 6th January 2017
Despite the nine “customary forests” acknowledged by Indonesia President Joko Widodo’s administration last week encompass a total of 13,100 hectares (32,370 acres), the figures of the land-based conflicts occurring in this country is showing the contrary.
Indonesian Agrarian Reform Organization convenes the Symposium and 7th National Assembly
Monday, 14th November 2016
ILC Asia host in Indonesia, Konsorsium Pembaruan Agraria (KPA) was convening its Symposium and 7th National Assembly (MUNAS) throughout November 8th to 10th, 2016 in Makassar City, Ujung Pandang, South Sulawesi, Indonesia.