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Land, Water and Forest
June 10, 2013 marks the 25th year anniversary of the passage of the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP) law, making it the longest running program being implemented under our democratic political system, post-EDSA 1986.
The Save Agrarian Reform Alliance (SARA), a network of national farmers’ organizations, rural women, non-government organizations (NGOs) and agrarian reform beneficiaries pushing for the immediate, effective, substantive and just implementation of agrarian reform in the country, launched a series of ground consultations and survey in 2012 to assess the implementation of CARPER, and agrarian reform in general.
Quezon City— On the 25th anniversary of the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP), farmers, farmworkers and agrarian reform advocates call on President Noynoy Aquino III’s commitment to completing the task of agrarian reform began by his late mother during his 2012 State of the Nation Addr
By Mary Ann Manahan
By Mary Ann B. Manahan
By Shalmali Guttal
12 June 2013, 7-11PMFeaturing:
NaviculaRing of Fire (Fadly and Rindra Padi)Jess SantiagoEgo LemosSejatiAuditorium Padepokan Pencak Silat TMII Jakarta, Indonesia
On behalf of the organisers of the Conference on Water Privatisation: Learning from India and International Experiences, held on 19th March 2013 in New Delhi, we are grateful to each of you for attending and participating in this conference. We appreciate you for taking the time and effort to be here. We also thank you for your participation as well as sharing your ideas and expertise.
We are also happy to share with you the detailed report of this conference. Please do let us know if you have any comment or suggestion.
Cambodia’s valuable iron-ore deposits in the northern district of Rovieng appear to be slated for a massive $11 billion construction deal by two Chinese companies – the largest development plan in Cambodia’s history. The companies involved in this project are Cambodia Iron & Steel Mining Industry Group and China Major Bridge Engineering, itself a subsidiary of the Chinese state-owned China Railway Group.