Millions of Adivasi and forest dwellers face eviction
Jueves, 14th Marzo 2019
On 13 February, 2019 the Supreme Court of India ordered the evictions of indigenous peoples and forest dwellers in more than 16 states. The decision effectively rejects the claims of forest dwellers to use, manage and govern their native forests, according to the Forest Rights Act. If this were to be implemented, it could lead to the eviction of more than 2 million families. While the decision has been temporarily suspended by the Indian Government, it may yet go ahead. This video and legal brief (from Land Forum India) explain the current situation, and what is at stake for neglected forest communities.
La tecnología agrícola natural fortalece la seguridad alimentaria de las personas beneficiarias de la reforma agraria
Para las personas beneficiarias de la reforma agraria en India es muy difícil, debido a su coste prohibitivo, adoptar prácticas agrícolas que incluyan el uso de productos químicos. Recientemente, el Gobierno ha estado fomentando la participación de personas agricultoras de pequeña escala y...
National Conference on Land Reform and Community Resources in India
Miércoles, 31st Octubre 2018
Two days National Conference on Land Reforms and Community Resources in India organised during 30-31 October 2018 by various organisations under Land Forum India. The participants debated the issues around land reforms and their failures. The speakers highlighted the need of sensitivity from the government and political parties to focus on the land reform.
ILC Asia members commit on sustainable, reliable, and transparent data to advocate the responsible land governance
Martes, 23rd Octubre 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.