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  • Title: ANGOC | Asian NGO Coalition Portal
    Descriptive info: .. RSS.. Facebook.. Twitter.. Welcome Guest,.. Login.. Menu.. Home.. About Us.. Organizational Profile.. Vision-Mission-Goals.. Board of Directors.. Members.. Networks and Alliances.. What We Do.. Land and Resource Rights.. Land Watch Asia.. Land Reform Monitoring.. Land Grabbing.. VGGT.. Principles on Responsible Agricultural Investments (.. RAI.. ).. Women’s Land Rights.. Indigenous People’s Land Rights.. Land Use.. Smallholder Agriculture and Sustainable Farm Systems.. Alliance Against Hunger and Malnutrition – Asia (AAHM-Asia).. Where We Work.. Asia.. South Asia.. Bangladesh.. India.. Nepal.. Pakistan.. Sri Lanka.. Southeast Asia.. Cambodia.. Indonesia.. Lao PDR.. Philippines.. Vietnam.. East Asia.. China.. News.. Portal.. Announcement.. August 26, 2014.. Toolkit on monitoring, research, policy analysis, writing, and using social media.. Our toolkit for land monitoring is now available online.. This publication presents easy-to-read articles for land rights advocates to better and more effectively undertake monitoring.. Articles.. June 9, 2014.. Asian People’s Land Rights Tribunal.. Alarming land grab cases in Cambodia, Indonesia, and the Philippines were presented at the Asian People’s Land Rights Tribunal last 16-17 January 2014 in Quezon.. Highlights.. May 28, 2014.. ANGOC’s Call for Contributions to its Knowledge Portal.. Highlight Right Side.. ANGOC Portal.. AAHM.. LWA.. no responses.. ANGOC joins workshop on women’s inheritance rights.. Women play important roles in food security and in the sustainable management of resources.. Unfortunately, in most countries in Asia, women are deprived of land.. Indigenous communities from Preah Vihear, Cambodia demand: cancel land concessions and give us our communal land titles.. “Instead of helping our villagers, after the companies destroyed our houses, farms and forest, the local authorities and military arrested our representatives who advocated for.. August 13, 2014.. ANGOC becomes a GLTN partner.. Last 30 July, ANGOC joined the Global Land Tool Network  ...   org.. pk@gmail.. com.. Announcements.. Open Call: Young Peoples Protected Areas Challenge World Parks.. Toolkit on monitoring, research, policy analysis, writing, and using social.. Call for nominations CIVICUS INNOVATION AWARDS.. International Land Coalition calls for membership applications.. Call for membership applications.. Member Spotlight.. ANGOC new member: Community Development Association (CDA).. ANGOC welcomes its newest member, the Community Development Association (CDA).. CDA works in the northwest of Bangladesh to contribute to poverty eradication and community empowerment.. Its mission is to build.. Featured Publications.. Land Governance in Asia: Understanding the debates on land tenure rights and land reforms in the Asian context.. Securing the Right to Land: An Overview on Access to Land in Asia (2nd Edition).. Lokniti on Land Grabbing: Changing the terrain of land tenure.. Publication Sublist.. Publication Search.. Key Words.. Author.. Newsletter.. Name.. *.. First.. Last.. Email.. Subscription.. AAHM Asia.. Gotong Royong.. Founded in 1979, ANGOC is a regional association of 20 national and regional networks of non-government organizations (NGO) in Asia actively engaged in food security, agrarian reform, sustainable agriculture, participatory governance and rural development.. ANGOC member networks and partners work in 14 Asian countries with an effective reach of some 3,000 NGOs and community-based organizations (CBOs).. ANGOC actively engages in joint field programs and policy debates with national governments, intergovernmental organizations (IGOs), and international financial institutions (IFIs).. 73-K Dr.. Lazcano Street Brgy.. Laging Handa Quezon City 1103 Philippines.. angoc@angoc.. +63 2 3510581.. +63 2 3510011.. http://www.. angoc.. org.. Tweets by @landcoalition.. Subscribe.. RSS feeds.. Help.. Using this site.. Privacy policy.. Accessibility policy.. Credits.. Help.. © 2014 Asian NGO Coalition.. All Rights Reserved.. Contact Us.. Username.. Password.. Remember Me.. Lost your password?.. Reset Password.. Username or E-mail:.. Log in..

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  • Title: ANGOC › Log In
    Descriptive info: ANGOC.. Back to ANGOC..

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  • Title: Organizational Profile | ANGOC
    Descriptive info: Organizational Profile.. Download.. ANGOC 25th Report.. , highlighting its accomplishments over the past 25 years..

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  • Title: Vision-Mission-Goals | ANGOC
    Descriptive info: Vision-Mission-Goals.. VISION.. Vibrant, peaceful, diverse Asian rural communities, living in harmony with nature as stewards of the earth, whose members are able to realize their full human potentials, collectively chart their path to development, provide for their present and future needs, and share equitably the fruits of their labors in community celebrations of Life.. MISSION.. ANGOC network will serve as a platform for and enhance capacities of Asian NGOs working on food security and sustainable livelihoods through the promotion of land and resource rights and smallholder agriculture.. In carrying out this mission, ANGOC is guided and transformed by the following core values:.. Builds upon the diversity of our cultures and spirituality whose  ...   equity and human development.. Restores and enhances the freedom and self-governance of grassroots communities and places them at the center of development.. Enable people to achieve self-reliance and self-sufficiency in their basic needs, live in a culture of peace and harmony and organize themselves to deal with all forces that impede their empowerment.. GOALS (until 2015).. The ANGOC network shall:.. advocate on land and resource rights of the rural poor; and.. promote smallholder agriculture towards sustainable food systems and livelihoods.. through a broad platform of Asian NGOs that challenges the development agenda, reforms institutions, and fosters the exchange of critical lessons, tools and approaches towards ensuring food security and promoting sustainable livelihoods..

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  • Title: Board of Directors | ANGOC
    Descriptive info: Board of Directors.. Chairperson.. Mr.. Antonio B.. Quizon.. Vice-Chairperson.. Ms.. Rohini Reddy.. Shamsul Huda.. Executive Director, ALRD.. Chet Charya.. Executive Director, STAR Kampuchea.. Haoming Huang.. Executive Director, CANGO.. P.. M.. Tripathi.. President, AVARD.. Dwi Astuti.. Executive Director, Bina Desa.. Natalia Septiana.. Staff of Research Study, Bina Swadaya.. Gopal Lamsal.. General Secretary, NFN.. Edwin Nerva.. Member, PhilDHRRA.. Rachel Polestico.. Associate Director, SEARSOLIN.. Dr.. Vinya S.. Ariyaratne.. Executive Director, SARVODAYA.. Fr.. Francis B.. Lucas.. Chairperson Emeritus.. Treasurer and Ex-Officio.. Nathaniel Don E.. Marquez.. Executive Director, ANGOC Regional Secretariat..

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  • Title: Members | ANGOC
    Descriptive info: Members..

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  • Title: Network and Alliances | ANGOC
    Descriptive info: Network and Alliances.. Network and Alliances..

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  • Title: Land and Resource Rights | ANGOC
    Descriptive info: What we do.. Land and Resource Rights.. In Asia, overall landownership patterns are heavily skewed: a small fraction of landowners own vast amounts of land, in contrast with the many small/marginal landowners and landless people.. Large landholdings have decreased, but this has been offset by growth in the number of marginal holdings.. The average size of landholdings in countries is generally shrinking.. The increase in landholdings can be partly due to population growth and reliance on agriculture for livelihoods.. The number of landless or near landless persons is also growing in the region.. Poverty and landlessness are inextricably connected in rural areas where land strongly remains a source of wealth and power, and where poverty is concentrated.. That rural poverty persists in many Asian countries is troubling, especially amidst increasing wealth.. Land reform and resource rights offer the best chance for the poor to break away from the shackles of hunger and poverty.. It has been shown that small farm holders are more productive, since they will invest more in land that is theirs.. Land Watch Asia (LWA) is a regional campaign to ensure that access to land, agrarian reform, and sustainable development for the rural poor are addressed in national and regional development agenda.. Land reform monitoring.. The land reform monitoring  ...   are routinely ignored, and too often they are among the poorest and excluded in society, untouched by land reforms.. Land use.. Proper land use planning promotes a rational, holistic, and just allocation, utilization, and management of land resources.. It also provides opportunities for better governance of land resources, especially at the local level.. Proper land use, through allocation of lands, paves the way for development that is sustainable and beneficial to all sectors of society.. The Alliance Against Hunger and Malnutrition (AAHM-Asia) brings together local, national and international institutions to promote national and regional-level policy dialogue in the fight against hunger.. ANGOC is the regional convener of AAHM in Asia.. The Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries, and Forests in the Context of National Food Security (VGGT) is a set of guidelines that can be used as a reference, given certain national contexts, and be taken into account in defining the governance of land and natural resources.. Principles on Responsible Agricultural Investments (rai).. The Principles on Responsible Agricultural Investments facilitated by the World Committee on Food Security (CFS) hopes to guide CSOs, state-actors, the academe, and business entities in promoting responsible investments in agriculture and food systems to ensure food and nutrition security at the national level..

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  • Title: Land Watch Asia | ANGOC
    Descriptive info: Land Watch Asia.. The campaign involves civil society organizations in seven countries Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Nepal, Pakistan, and the Philippines.. It aims to take stock of significant changes in land policy; undertake strategic national and regional advocacy activities on access to land; jointly develop approaches and tools; and encourage the sharing of experiences of coalition-building and actions on land rights issues..

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  • Title: Land reform monitoring | ANGOC
    Descriptive info: Land reform monitoring.. With the recent rise in commercial interest in land and the growth in foreign agricultural investments, land reform monitoring takes on greater importance.. Whereas monitoring used to focus on simply assessing performance of land administration, it now also keeps an eye on the possible reversal or flouting of agrarian policies.. Land monitoring is crucial in improving land governance to address rural poverty and food security.. It is important and timely for CSOs amidst commercial pressures on land and the rise in land conflicts.. It also provides necessary feedback in assessing land reform implementation while ensuring government accountability.. Monitoring also strengthens CSOs’ campaign and advocacy work by holding dialogues with various stakeholders towards facilitating partnership.. ANGOC / Land Watch Asia (LWA) launched the CSO Land  ...   regional campaign.. LWA has developed a framework for CSOs to use for monitoring land reform in Asia – this is one of its key outputs.. This framework seeks to guide CSOs as they undertake monitoring.. It identifies indicators on outcomes on land tenure and access to land that will help CSOs critically examine whether the rural poor’s land tenure is more secure, and whether their access to land has been enhanced.. The framework was developed through a series of consultative and validation processes, including piloting the proposed indicators in Bangladesh, Cambodia, India (focussing on Bihar), Indonesia, Nepal, Pakistan, and the Philippines in 2010 and 2011.. Land Watch Asia partners continue to put this framework to good use, making monitoring a regular part of their advocacy on land..

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  • Title: Land grabbing | ANGOC
    Descriptive info: The description.. Land grabbing.. Recent years have witnessed a surge in the number of agricultural investments in Asia, marked by a scramble for agricultural land.. One driver of this phenomenon is the 2008 food price crisis, when food prices spiraled and hunger worsened.. Another driver has been the rising demand for biofuels.. Asia’s host countries are usually developing countries, where food insecurity levels are high and small farmers are struggling: in the desire to provide a quick-fix to the problems of food insecurity and rural poverty, vast tracts of farmlands have become “up for grabs”.. However, these investments are taking place at a rapid and unprecedentedly large scale, involving more than a million hectares of agricultural land across the region.. These new investments seek resources – land and water – not just commodities and markets like before.. Land grabbing is a serious problem.. Investments in agriculture are really investments in land; and land is a precious and scarce resource.. Too often, governments are slow in land redistribution –  ...   been displaced and evicted to make way for plantations.. Or small landowners are intimidated into leasing or selling their lands.. Human rights violations are not uncommon where high-stake agricultural investments are concerned.. Most always – land deals push through at the expense of the poor and marginalized.. Land transactions are usually shady, lacking transparency.. Finally, the land grabbing phenomenon provokes the question of whose food security these investments enhance, and in a broader sense, who actually benefits.. As is often the case, poor rural communities are at the losing end.. Therefore, any consideration of large-scale land investments must strive to de-commodify land, and recognize it for what it is – inextricably tied to the lives and livelihoods of most of Asia’s rural poor.. In this way, profits do not make the bottom line.. - Adapted from: The rush for Asia s farmland: Its impact on land rights and security of the rural poor by Antonio Quizon (2012).. Lok Niti: Journal of the Asian NGO Coalition.. Vol.. 18/1, 2012..

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