Building Regional Solidarity for People-Centered Land Governance
Lundi, 5th août 2019
At the Facilitators’ Meeting in Ahmedabad, India, participants raised the importance of building regional solidarity among ILC Asia platforms in striving for people-centered land governance in the region.
ILC Asia members commit on sustainable, reliable, and transparent data to advocate the responsible land governance
Mardi, 23rd octobre 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.
National Action Plan for Business and Human Rights is formulated in Bangladesh
Lundi, 10th septembre 2018
The discourse on business and human rights is relatively new for the International Land Coalition (ILC), nevertheless, it has been realized that the business community (corporations in particular) must indeed be involved in discussing the impact of their business operations on rural people in general, because ILC generally puts forward what is commonly known as dialogue involving many parties in order to resolve land issues (multi-stakeholder platforms).
17th session of the UNPFII: UNPFII Observes Land Issues in Bangladesh
Dimanche, 15th juillet 2018
The 17th session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) urged the Government of Bangladesh (GoB) to declare roadmap for implementation of the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) Accord, to execute powers and functions of the CHT Regional Council and three Hill District Councils and to approve Rules of Business of the CHT Land Commission.
In Bangladesh, poor people become the most vulnerable victim of land grab practice because they do not have enough capacity to submit a lawsuit, and do not have financial resource to proceed the case to the court. Land grab issue continues occurring in the country, and putting the country’s food security at risk. Farmers’ arable land, water bodies, canals, and rivers are being grabbed viciously by group of people.