|29 Mar 2019||
Day of the Landless 2019: Reclaim our lands, reclaim our future!
29 March is Day of the Landless, it marks the founding anniversary of Asian Peasant Coalition and the launching of No Land, No Life! campaign. 126 organizations from 24 countries are issuing the following statement to commemorate the struggle of rural communities around the world for land and resources.
|08 Oct 2012||
When forest guardians fight back
This article is part of a series of feature stories on land grabbing in selected countries in Asia, as part of an awareness-raising campaign on how land grabs worsen hunger, in commemoration of 'World Foodless Day' on October 16 by PAN AP and its partner organisations. (http://www.panap.net/wfd)
|15 Oct 2015||
#RuralWomenRiseUp: Groups to hold simultaneous actions to assert rights to land and resources
As the world marks the International Rural Women's Day, simultaneous activities organised by PAN Asia Pacific (PANAP) and rural women's groups from various countries to highlight the call for rural women to rise up and assert their rights to land and resources.
|27 Mar 2015||
#NoLandNoLife Groups to declare 29 March as “Day of the Landless”, launch anti-land grabbing campaign
The PAN Asia Pacific (PANAP) together with farmers, farmworkers, fisherfolk, indigenous peoples, rural women and youth across Asia Pacific declare 29 March as the “Day of the Landless” aims to highlight land and resource grabbing as human rights issue.
|19 Oct 2012||
Conflict in ancestral forests of Indonesia
This case study is conducted by Aliansi Gerakan Reforma Agraria (AGRA) in close coordination with the Pesticide Action Network Asia and the Pacific (PAN AP).
|18 Oct 2012||
Land grabbing for food and biofuel: a case of MIFEE
This case study is done by Aliansi Gerakan Reforma Agraria (AGRA) in close coordination with the Pesticide Action Network Asia and the Pacific (PAN AP).
|16 Apr 2015||
#NoLandNoLife regional confab on land reform
The Asian Peasant Coalition (APC), in cooperation with PAN Asia Pacific (PANAP) and other organizations, will hold a two-day conference on land reform from 18-19 April in Jakarta, Indonesia.
|25 Mar 2015||
Stop land grabbing defend human rights!
Land is life. But for millions of small-scale farmers and food producers, including indigenous communities, access to land and resources is undermined by monopoly control of landlords and big corporations. Support "No Land, No Life" campaign.
|20 Mar 2015||
#NoLandNoLife Philippines: Land grabbing through contract farming
PAN Asia Pacific (PANAP) and Asian Peasant Coalition (APC) declaring “Day of the Landless” and launch regional campaign “No Land, No Life!” on March 29, highlighting foreign investments facilitating agribusiness land deals that aggravated landlessness, food insecurity, poverty, and loss of livelihood.
|29 Mar 2019||
139 groups from 26 countries mark ‘Day of the Landless’
In a strong show of support to rural communities asserting their right to land, 139 organizations from 26 countries across Asia Pacific, Africa, Latin America, North America and Europe issued a joint statement to mark the Day of the Landless last 29 March with several solidarity actions were also held on the same day.
|10 Dec 2017||
Another deadly year
These trends challenge rural communities and advocates of the people’s right to land and resources, food sovereignty and genuine land reform, to remain unwavering in their efforts to build a strong mass movement.
|29 Mar 2015||
29 March “Day of the Landless” Stop land grabbing! Defend human rights!
As the land and resource grabbers remain determined to take away what rightfully belongs to the people, we must be more resolute than ever in our struggle to defend land, resources and human rights. A join statement by landless peasant, farm workers, indigenous community and civil society organisation.
|29 Apr 2013||
PAN AP releases a video documentary on land grabbing in Sarawak
It was their native customary land until palm oil companies came and claimed it their own. With the help of corrupt politicians, almost 9,000 hectares of forest and agricultural lands were flattened. Fences were put up, barring indigenous peoples from entering their own ancestral land. This is the story of Melikin. The story of many indigenous peoples in Sarawak.
|15 Oct 2012||
Reclaiming the last forests of Sarawak
For the government of Sarawak, every piece of land should be utilised in the name of "development". Thus, reserved forests and lands should be logged and cleared and eventually, planted with oil palm. As a result, Malaysia's deforestation rate is increasing faster than anywhere else in the world.
|12 Oct 2012||
Laguna Lake fishers at the mercy of 'development'
Today, Laguna Lake is considered by many fisherfolks as a dying lake. Its ecosystem has been destroyed by the government's forced prevention of the entry of seawater, pollution from factories and cities surrounding the lake, and continuing reclamation and development projects under the government's Public-Private Partnership (PPP) programme.
|04 Oct 2012||
Troubled waters of Sri Lanka
In 2008, the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority launched the Kalpitiya Dutch Bay Resort Development Project, displacing many traditional fishing and farming communities.
|14 Jan 2011||
Global land grabbing: Eroding food sovereignty
Land deals, whether as direct purchases or long-term leases, are being brokered in poor countries by advanced capitalist countries and their TNCs
|29 Mar 2016||
Groups plan campaign vs. corporate oil palm plantations, mark #DayOfTheLandless
Advocacy group PAN Asia Pacific (PANAP) today joined peasant and indigenous groups, land activists, and human rights campaigners in the region in marking the global Day of the Landless through a solidarity action in Jakarta.
|10 Dec 2015||
#NoLandNoLife | Peasant, indigenous groups file cases to mark Human Rights Day
To mark the International Human Rights Day today, peasant and indigenous groups are filing cases to seek justice for victims of human rights violations related to land conflicts.
|16 Oct 2015||
#NoLandNoLife | World Hunger Day 2015: Hunger, poverty and repression killing rural communities
Marks the World Food Day, Asian Peasant Coalition (APC) exposing real situation facing farmers and other small food producers that resist against land and resource grabbing and struggle for genuine agrarian reform as the only way out of chronic poverty and hunger.
|28 Sep 2015||
#NoLandNoLife | 16 Days of Global Action on Rural Women
As we commemorate Rural Women's Day on October 15 and World Food (less) Day on October 16, we join rural women and all rural folk to the rallying call: Women, assert our rights to land and resources! No land, No life!
|11 Jun 2015||
#NoLandNoLife | An urgent appeal to respect the human rights of the lumads in Mindanao, Philippines and to end the militarization of their communities
Lumad (indigenous) communities in Mindanao, Philippines appeal to end the militarization of their villages and to stop the human rights abuses by the armed forces.
|22 Nov 2012||
The newly endorsed Global Strategic Framework for Food Security and Nutrition
You might be interested to look at the Global Strategic Framework (GSF) which was endorsed by the FAO Committee on Food Security 39th Session in October.
|21 Nov 2012||
A brief introduction to Voluntary Guidelines on land tenure, fisheries and forests
After almost three years of negotiations that involved governments, civil society organisations (CSOs) and other groups, the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security was officially endorsed on 11 May 2012 by the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).
|17 Oct 2012||
Displacing farmers for grass production in Pakistan
This is a case study undertaken by Pesticide Action Network Asia and the Pacific and Roots for Equity. It looks into the intricacies of Al Dhara Company's investment in Sindh, Pakistan.