MANILA (21 April 2017) - Around 500 activists from the Philippines and around Asia held a protest action today at the Asian Development Bank in Manila calling for an end to ADB immunity.

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Date posted: Monday, 2017 Apr 24th

To mark the International Day of Peasants’ Struggles, Focus on the Global South releases this special edition that puts together articles on issues that small farmers and peasants continue to face...

Date posted: Monday, 2017 Apr 17th

Since the implementation of the Forestry Master Plan (FMP) by the military government in 2014, the struggles of landless villagers, indigenous peoples, urban and rural poor, and frontline...

Date posted: Monday, 2017 Apr 17th

I have deep connection with the land. My maternal grandfather was a farmer of coffee and fruit who proudly cultivated his family farm. He woke up before the crack of dawn, ate his breakfast, and...

Date posted: Monday, 2017 Apr 17th

Lahore, India—Twenty-three (23) male tenants from the village of Dera Sehghal, Muridkey city in Sheikupura district a tenant, have been in prison for a year now. Police have charged them with...

Date posted: Monday, 2017 Apr 17th

by Raphael Baladad

Almost  three decades after the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP) had been enacted and two years after the provisions on land acquisition and distribution of...

Date posted: Monday, 2017 Apr 17th

By Analie Gepulani Neiteler*

Date posted: Monday, 2017 Apr 17th

 

Across the Mekong region, ‘development’ has become synonymous with rapid economic growth, to be achieved through predominantly large-scale, private investments. The development model...

Date posted: Tuesday, 2017 Apr 04th

New Delhi, 27 March - On Monday, Bharatiya Kisan Union led by Rakesh Tikait joined the Tamil Nadu farmers...

Date posted: Tuesday, 2017 Mar 28th
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Civil society organizations from Indonesia, Philippines, and Europe criticized the European Union’s Multilateral Investment Court proposal as an attempt to multilateralise the investor-State...

Date posted: Friday, 2017 Mar 24th

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