Written by Administrator Monday, 05 November 2012 13:38
ASIAN RURAL WOMEN'S COALITION (ARWC)
Malaysia – Asian Rural Women’s Coalition (ARWC) honoured 100 exceptional rural women and advocates on International Day of Rural Women, 15 October 2012. They marked the day as an opportunity to remember the contributions of these women who fight for survival, justice and freedom.
Written by Administrator Monday, 05 November 2012 13:22
CITIZENS CONCERN FOR DAMS AND DEVELOPMENT (CCDD)
COMMITTEE ON THE PROTECTION OF NATURAL RESOURCES IN MANIPUR
CENTRE FOR RESEARCH AND ADVOCACY - Manipur
ALL LOKTAK LAKE FISHERMEN’S UNION
JAC AGAINST THE LAMPHEL YAIPHA LEIKAI EVICTION
JAC AGAINST LEI INGKHOL EVICTION
ENVIRONMENT AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT – Manipur
India – In commemoration for World Food(less) Day, organizations in Manipur, India held a one day discussion on Development Challenges and Food Sovereignty in Manipur. The participants discussed the increasing land grabbing of arable land, construction of mega-dams, displacement of local peoples, increasing militarization, and lack of food sovereignty driving hunger and poverty in the region. They raised the concerns of the people and considered their calls for action.
Written by Administrator Monday, 05 November 2012 13:10
KILUSANG MAGBUBUKID NG PILIPINAS (KMP), PHILIPPINES
Manila, Philippines – The Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas (KMP) held a series of events, including rallies, camp outs and protests across the Philippines in the week around World Food(less) Day. The peasants spoke out on their situation and its causes and spoke out against government programs and policies which were causing their hunger and displacement. They especially protested against genetically modified rice varieties and mistreatment of the coconut levy funds and the government land reform program.
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