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.
Seeking genuine agrarian reform in Indonesia and ensuring no regress on the attained process
Monday, 5th June 2017
As Indonesia is entering its second year of its NES (National Engagement Strategy), departing from the lessons learnt from the year one implementation, the priority areas are now correspond to the ILC commitments on people-selected land governance (PCLG), dealing with strong small-scale farming systems, inclusive decision-making, transparent and accessible information, and protection for land rights defenders.
KPA is Expanding Membership to Respond to Agrarian Conflict Issues
Tuesday, 16th May 2017
When a conflict on agrarian issue heating up in an area, ILC Asia member in Indonesia, KPA (Consortium for Agrarian Reform) immediately responds to the case. As what being arrising now in South Konawe, Sulawesi, where the locals are being involved in a land conflict against a palm oil plantation.
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.