FILTER CHOSEN: 9. Effective actions against land grabbing.

Bagacay Farmers Association Leader Jerry Navarro seeks help from DAR Secretary Rafael Mariano amid death threats and the on-going illegal conversion of their 74-hectare landholding into a housing project despite the Duterte administration's imposition of a moratorium on land use conversion. 
Photo source: Screen grab from TFM’s video .

We are sharing this news article, dated 1 December 2016, by Task Force Mapalad (TFM). Agrarian reform beneficiaries (ARBs) of the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP), once awarded with Certificates of Land Ownership Award (CLOAs), will now be legally entitled to own and manage the lands they till. But what ifRead More

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Asia alone constitutes 55% of the global poverty. Of which, 76% are living in rural areas (IFAD, 2016). For the rural communities, land is not just an economic commodity but a necessary instrument of equity for the poor. Without land tenure security, communities may be easily displaced and forcibly evicted,Read More

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The Asia Land Forum was held on 5 September 2016 in Ortigas Center, Quezon City, Philippines. Divided into two parts, the Forum engaged the Philippine Government on the proposed legislative land agenda of the CSO members of the International Land Coalition (ILC), and provided space for knowledge exchanges on achievingRead More

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ILC Asia members and land governance advocates calling for Land Rights Now! Photo by ILC.

More than 80 representatives from 40 International Land Coalition (ILC) members and other land governance advocates gathered in the ILC Asia Regional Assembly and Knowledge Exchange in Chiang Mai, Thailand on 6-7 October 2015. Recognizing the importance of securing lands in the face of economic growth, Asia members developed their three-yearRead More

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