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In many parts of the world, women’s rights to land and property are systematically denied. Women have fewer or less secure rights than men, and discriminatory attitudes and practices undermine...
The application process for the 2014 Visiting Professionals Program is now open until February 14. Please use this link to apply. The Women’s Land Rights Visiting Professionals Program is...
Cinq militantes cambodgiennes impliquées dans des conflits fonciers ont été arrêtées lundi, a indiqué un groupe de défense des droits de l’Homme, alors que les autorités semblent déterminées à...
PARA FACILITAR LA COMPRENSIÓN DEL CONTENIDO, LAS CARTAS Y EL TEXTO INTRODUCTORIO ESTAN DISPONIBLE EN FRANCÉS, INGLES Y ESPAÑOL EN LA PÁGINA DE INTERNET DE EKTA EUROPA. POR FAVOR ENVIAR SÓLO...
December 2013 Dear friend of Ekta Parishad, Just over a year ago Jan Satyagraha, the March for Justice, took place in India. It ended with a historic 10-point agreement between the Minister...
“The first part aims at framing the issue, highlighting the specific cultural and juridical context in which land grabbing is taking place in Madagascar. Understanding the cultural context, (i....
A 29-year-old developer from Ghana has created a mobile app that he hopes will transform the livelihoods of farmers and help address food shortages. Edison Gbenga Ade created the platform, which...
In wake of party plenum, which promised to foster trading of rural land, Anhui announces it will let some farmers sell the land they live on. Anhui has become the first province to unveil a...
News, views and experiences of policy-makers, practitioners and communities on making rangelands secure for local users
Executive Director Pakistan Institute of Labour Education and Research (PILER) Karamat Ali said on Saturday that the 70 percent of the sitting national and provincial assembly members have feudal...
The people of northern India’s Van Gujjar tribe are nomadic water buffalo herders whose lives revolve around caring and finding food for their animals. Winters are spent in the lowland...
[25/06/2013] Vacancy for long term consultancy as project manager for a Land tenure study in Myanmar with Gret
GRET is a French Non Governmental Organization working in Myanmar since 1995. Currently, GRET is working in Northern Chin State, Ayeyarwady Division and Sagaing Division (Monywa and Yinmabin...
The Guru Arjan Dev Institute of Development Studies (IDSAsr), Amritsar has planned to organize its 6th International Seminar on the theme: Energy for Sustainable Development in Asia...
Who We Are APWLD is the region’s leading network of feminist organisations and women. Our 180 members represent groups of diverse women from 25 countries in the region. We have been active for...
[13/06/2013] The deadline of the Online Discussion on Legal Pluralism in Madagascar is extended.. Join the debate until June 23, 2013!
Legal pluralism in Madagascar: can customary and statutory law be reconciled to promote women’s land rights? Online discussion, 3-23 June 2013 Due to the good response of the...
The EU FAO FLEGT programme will issue one call for proposals in the year 2012 and in 2013. Calls for proposals are opened to local stakeholders (government, civil society and private sector...
[11/06/2013] Monitoring the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests
The lack of adequate and secure access to land and natural resources by the rural and urban poor is one of the main causes of hunger and poverty in the world. According to the Hunger...
The Second National Conference of Farmer Women was held from 3-5 March, 2013 at Thimura,Chitwan with the participation of 162 women from 48 districts of Nepal. The conference wasorganized with...
[27/05/2013] Press Statement from the African Biodiversity Network (ABN) on the 'March Against Monsanto'
The African Biodiversity Network (ABN), a regional network of individuals and organizations in 12 African countries seeking African solutions to the ecological and socio-economic challenges that face...
Oxfam and the Institute of Development Studies present the joint research report Squeezed: Life in a time of food price volatility. Half a decade after the price spike of 2007-2008, food price...