2. Solidité des systèmes agricoles de petite échelle

Veiller à une redistribution juste des terres et à des investissements équitables des autorités publiques appuyant les systèmes agricoles à petite échelle notamment par la mise en place de réformes agraires redistributives qui parent à la concentration excessive des terres, permettent une utilisation et un contrôle sûr et équitable de la terre, et octroient des terres appropriées aux producteurs ruraux et résidents urbains sans terres, tout en soutenant les petits agriculteurs en tant qu’investisseurs et producteurs, notamment par l’adoption de modèles commerciaux tels que coopératives et partenariats.

  • Nepal

    In Nepal, our members are developing a position paper on land issues that supports landless and tenant farmers,and are consulting with policymakers to lobby for the inclusion of related recommendations in Nepal's new constitution. They are also working to increase effectiveness of agricultural cooperatives to sustain economic livelihoods

  • Philippines

    In the Philippines, our members are engaged in the extension of the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARPER) and are working to ensure the provision of government budget for its implementation

  • Inde

    In India, our members are participating in the land reform process by documenting data and information on land ownership for dialogue with National state governments and village panchayats.

  • Madagascar

    In Madagascar, our members are working  to promote access to land and tenure security by increasing the amount of clauses proposed by civil society in the country's land policy

  • Malawi

    In Malawi, our members are lobbying for the inclusion of land as a priority in the country's development agenda (e.g. Malawi Growth Development Strategy)

  • Soudan du Sud

    In South Sudan, our members are conducting research related to unused land in order to determine different categories, and to agree on a list of beneficiaries.

  • Pérou

    In Peru, our members are demanding the recognition of food sovereignty in government policies on Food Security (e.g. National Strategy for Food Security and Nutrition 2013-2021)

  • Équateur

    In Ecuador, our members are involved in multi-sector discussions on the country's Land Law proposal and are providing their inputs to the Commission of the National Assembly

  • Nicaragua

    In Nicaragua, our members are elaborating policy briefs by providing recommendations for improving the implementation of policies

Regional Initiatives

Strengthening small-scale farming systems through knowledge sharing and policy advocacy work by: 

  • Sharing sessions on best small farming techniques and the implementation of VGGTs
  • Formulating template and draft policy instruments on VGGTs for small-scale farming
  • Developing a module on post-land distribution
  • Consulting on fair agri-venture agreements and the development of a toolkit for assessing regulations and compliance of agri-business engagements.

Global Policy

The contribution of land governance to food security, social justice and food sovereignty is a key area of debate in which many ILC members are engaged. There is a lot of discussion about the implications of these concepts, but what is agreed upon among ILC members is the commitment to promoting small-scale production systems of food, controlled and owned by people living on and from the land.

ILC supported the 2014 International Year of Family Farming, including through a series of research projects to   contribute to the debate on the role of smallholder agriculture and continues to engage in the campaign to promote family farming and advocate for increased public investments in small-holder farming systems as a core element of national rural development strategies.

ILC will continue build on existing work of its members and facilitate discussion on food systems with the aim of identifying a joint approach during the new strategy period, closely linking the work on food systems to the database of good practices to show the benefit locally-controlled food systems can bring to those living on and from the land as well as society as a whole.

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