Philippine 2014 CSO Land Reform Monitoring Initiatives: Joint Consultation Workshop

  Monday September 19, 2016   ,

Last 16 April 2015, ANGOC, LWA, University of the Philippines, College of Social Work and Development (UPD-CSWD), and Xavier Science Foundation (XSF) organized the Joint Consultation Workshop on the 2014 CSO Land Reform Monitoring Initiatives for the Philippines at the UPD-CSWCD, Quezon City.

The event gathered around 20 representatives from the academe, and CSOs working on agrarian reform, aquatic resources, and ancestral domains to discuss strategies in developing the ongoing Philippine land reform monitoring report.

The workshop has contributed to the objectives of the 2014 CSO Land Reform Monitoring Initiatives, namely, (a) pursuing reforms and protecting the gains of past and current asset reform policies and programs; (b) addressing inter-sectoral concerns on land and future legal frameworks; (c) enhancing the basic sectors’ capacities to demand and defend the rights and natural resources; (d) developing a comprehensive and coherent land data system; and (e) enhancing coordination among ILC members in the Philippines.

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