Updates

February 22, 2015

Water Resources Act Canceled MK, May No Longer Private Controls Water Resourches

JAKARTA. Good news came in mid-February 2015. The Constitutional Court (MK) cancel the overall validity of the Act (Act) No. 7 of 2004 on Water Resources […]
February 17, 2015

PRINCIPLES FOR RESPONSIBLE INVESTMENT IN AGRICULTURE AND FOOD SYSTEMS

Responsible investment in agriculture and food systems is essential for enhancing food security and nutrition and supporting the progressive realization of the right to adequate food […]
February 17, 2015

Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security (VGGT)

The purpose of these Voluntary Guidelines is to serve as a reference and to provide guidance to improve the governance of tenure of land, fisheries and […]
February 16, 2015

Voluntary Guidelines on Securing Sustainable Small-Scale Fisheries [SSF Guidelines]

These Voluntary Guidelines for Securing Sustainable Small-Scale Fisheries in the Context of Food Security and Poverty Eradication have been developed as a complement to the 1995 […]
February 16, 2015

Minimum Support Price (MSP) for cotton farmers in India

Dear all Currently, farmers are struggling against low supporting pricing not covering even cost of production in India. Literally thousands of farmers are detained in India, […]
February 16, 2015

Memorandum on Minimum Support Price (MSP) for farmers

by Smita Bhagnar, SEWA On behalf of the small and marginal farmers, we are actively working for the cotton farmers as well as on the issue […]
February 16, 2015

UN concludes the 2nd session for declaration on the rights of peasants and other people working in rural areas

by La Via Campesina A United Nations (UN) special session on the rights of peasants and other people working in rural areas was hold in Palais […]
February 11, 2015

Asia-Pacific FOs participate in farmers’ learning exchange on seeds

In line with the technical assistance support of MTCP2 to participating FOs on their priority concerns, the “Harvesting Experiences on Seeds in Asia and the Pacific: A […]
February 10, 2015

Report: Pacific Regional Workshop in preparation of the second global meeting of the Indigenous Peoples’ Forum at IFAD

26-27 November 2014, Nadi, Fiji The Pacific Regional Workshop in preparation of the Second Global meeting of the Indigenous Peoples’ forum at IFAD was held on […]