Written by April Porteria Saturday, 08 June 2013 21:30
The People's Coalition on Food Sovereignty (PCFS) together with the CSO Partnership for Development Effectiveness (CPDE) will hold its third leg of regional consultations on Development Effectiveness in the Rural Sector in Africa on 13-14 June 2013 in Nairobi, Kenya.
Written by April Porteria Monday, 27 May 2013 16:26
Jakarta, Indonesia – Representatives of organizations of small-scale farmers, women, indigenous peoples, agricultural workers, fisher folks, pastoralists, youth and advocates from Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Laos, Mongolia, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam, gathered on May 21-22, 2013 in Jakarta, Indonesia for a CSO Partnership on Development Effectiveness (CPDE) consultation on development effectiveness in food, agriculture and rural development.Last Updated on Thursday, 13 June 2013 14:31
Written by April Porteria Friday, 03 May 2013 15:14
Three out of every four poor people in developing countries live in rural areas, and poverty rates in the rural areas are on average more than double those found Such rationale defines the crucial need for civil society organizations in the Rural Sector to be more systematically involved in monitoring and evaluating development interventions by both governments and donors and to assert their important role in shaping a pro-people and rights based development agenda in their country. in urban areas. Two billion people live on less than two dollars a day and 883 million on less than one dollar a day – and most depend on agriculture for their livelihoods.
Unfortunately, farmers groups and rural communities are still largely being excluded from agricultural policy processes. The need to contribute to building their capacity in order for them to have stronger voices for meaningful participation in policy-making and implementation and address current ownership gaps is still wanting.Last Updated on Saturday, 08 June 2013 21:30
Written by April Porteria Tuesday, 26 March 2013 15:14
March 26, 2013
IFFM team exposes decades of legalized landgrabbing in Bulukumba
Calls to give back the lands to the Indigenous Peoples
Makassar, INDONESIA - An International Fact Finding Mission (IFFM) composed of 32 international, national and local participants from Cambodia, India, Philippines and Indonesia exposes decades of legalized land grabbing in Bulukumba, South Sulawesi, Indonesia and called to give back 5,748.46 hectares of agricultural lands taken from indigenous people since 1968.Last Updated on Tuesday, 02 April 2013 14:07
Written by April Porteria Monday, 25 March 2013 11:10
Advancing Peoples Movement For Sovereignty and Trade To Serve The Peoples! Junk WTO!
Denpasar (22/3) Bali- Broad alliance of progressive mass organizations and civil society organizations in Indonesia called Indonesian Peoples Alliance (IPA) is calling mass organizations and international network of social movement in the world to campaign for peoples sovereignty and trade to serve the peoples to counter trade liberalization agendas that will be bring in APEC Summit and 9th WTO Ministerial on December 2013 in Bali, Indonesia. Abed Nego Tarigan from Walhi (Indonesian Enviromental Forum-member of IPA) said liberalization didn't give benefit for the peoples and should be stopped in order to defend peoples livelihood in third world countries.Last Updated on Tuesday, 02 April 2013 14:17
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