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Farmers demand government to repeal Rice Liberalization Law

Farmer groups stage a protest at the gates of the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) to call on the government to repeal the Rice Liberalization Law. 2019 November 20. Pasig City, Philippines.

Farmers demand government to repeal Rice Liberalization Law

On Wednesday, November 20, around 100 farmers, farmworkers, rural youth, women, urban poor, and...

Confronting a Mega Deal: People’s Resistance to RCEP

by Joseph Purugganan Governments are now scrambling to conclude negotiations for the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (RCEP), the mega free trade and investment deal launched 7 years ago by the ten countries...

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 Focus on the Global South is an activist think tank in Asia
providing analysis and building alternatives for just social, economic and political change.
We work on the following thematic areas:
Political Economy of Development

Unpacking the dominant model in order to raise critical understanding among broad constituencies, and to support frontline communities challenging the negative impacts of development

Power and Democracy

Expanding critical analysis to link economic and development policies with political trends, human rights abuses and violent conflict in order to empower local communities to fight challenges and claim their rights and spaces

Peoples' Alternatives

Drawing attention to social and political resistance and change to put forth people's own visions and practice for a better world that can form elements of the deglobalisation paradigm