Farmers' Voices, Farmers' Choices: In the Time of Climate Change
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Library ResourceMultimediaNovember, 2011Asia
Library ResourceMultimediaOctober, 2012Asia
This video presents the experiences of small scale women and men farmers, fishers, and indigenous peoples with agricultural land investments and their impact on their lives and livelihoods.
Library ResourceMultimediaFebruary, 2013Indonesia
Land Investments in Indonesia
Library ResourceMultimediaDecember, 2015Myanmar
Interview with Ma Khin Win, Chairperson of Thone Se Basic Trade Union (a member of AFFM). With English subtitles.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsFebruary, 2005Asia, Global
During the Millennium Summit of the United Nations (UN) in September 2000, 147 Head of States and Governments and 191 member-states adopted the Millennium Declaration. The Declaration embodies structured development goals and targets. The adopting countries committed to achieve its targets to reduce poverty, hunger, disease, illiteracy, environmental degradation and discrimination against women by 2015. Expert studies projected the resources required to attain the goals and what are expected to be available.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchOctober, 2012Cambodia, Indonesia, Philippines
AFA Cases on Large Scale Land Acquisition in Asia
Library ResourceReports & ResearchOctober, 2015Asia, Kyrgyzstan, Cambodia, Bangladesh
The Voluntary Guidelines for the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security (or VGGT) is the first global document that addresses policy, legal and organizational frameworks that regulate tenure rights. Adopted by the Committee on World Food Security1 (CFS) last May 2012, the VGGT provide guidance on responsible governance of tenure on land, fisheries and forests as a means to alleviate hunger and poverty, enhance the environment, support national and local development and reform public administration.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJune, 2013Cambodia, Philippines, Southern Asia
“In Cambodia, Thida is happy. Her organization, Farmer and Nature Net (FNN), encouraged her to start raising organic pigs to sell to the market. A partner NGO, the Cambodian Center for Study and Development in Agriculture (CEDAC), gave her the necessary training on how to raise pigs the organic and healthy way. Now, she no longer needs to go to town to buy expensive feeds because she can source and make these from the various plants and materials around her.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchSeptember, 2015Asia, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Kyrgyzstan
In 2014-2015, the Asian Farmers Association for Sustainable Rural Development (AFA) implemented a project entitled “Popularizing the VGGT Among Small Scale Farmers Organizations, Relevant National Government and Inter-governmental Organizations” with the support of the International Land Coalition (ILC).
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