August 16, 2017

Community Seed Bank: Ensuring farmers’ seed sovereignty

Farmers in Bangladesh used to produce and preserve seeds. However, the current situation has changed. Farmers are losing control over the seeds. Nowadays, more than 90% […]
August 7, 2017

Smallholder farmers contribute trillion of rupiahs to investment in food

INDRAMAYU—Rice is Indonesia’s main food, and it is important to consider the role of small scale farmers and women in the production of rice and other […]
August 6, 2017

Indramayu small farmers appeal to the gov’t for protection, empowerment

INDRAMAYU DISTRICT—Around one thousand local farmer households in Indramayu conducted a consultation with the local government on March 1, 2017 to convey the issues that are […]
July 20, 2017

Saw Htoo Baw: A small farmer with big dreams

Saw Htoo Baw, aged 33, is a young farmer from Tha Bite Kone village, Hle Gu Township in Myanmar. He is also a member of the […]
July 16, 2017

‘Beautiful Wife’ rice cultivation technique significantly reduces labor

As rice is the main crop in Laos, Lao farmers have a long history of growing rice using different techniques. In the lowland areas where farmers […]
May 22, 2016

MTCP2 Medium Term Review team visits agricultural cooperative in the Philippines

Quezon City, Philippines, — As part of its evaluation activities, the MTR team doing the review of MTCP2 visited an agricultural cooperative in the Philippines last […]
April 28, 2016

Indonesian Peasants’ Rights Day

Indonesian Peasants’ Rights Day [1] Peasant Rights: Implementation Basic of Indonesian Agrarian Reform and Food Sovereignty[2] The effort to fulfil Peasant Rights in Indonesia is accelerated […]
December 2, 2015

Rice Import policies the Government of Indonesia Contrary to the Indonesian Food Law no. 18/2012

Issue related to rice import have in fact been discussed and debated since mid-2015. The issue was raised by government’s deliberation that el-nino and drought have […]
November 16, 2015

“The Effectiveness of Current Policies on HPP of Paddy/Rice in Husk and Rice In the Coming ASEAN Open Market 2016”

Jakarta, November 2, 2015 – Indonesian Peasant Alliance (API) in cooperation with the Directorate of Staples and Strategic Goods of the Ministry of Commerce of the […]