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Secure Tenure Rights
Strong Small-Scale Farming Systems
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ARNow! is an advocacy and campaign center for the promotion of agrarian reform and sustainable development. ARNow!´s mission is to engage the government in seriously implementing agrarian reform, by dint of waging nationally-coordinated campaigns for agrarian reform and sustainable rural development (ARRD), by putting in place policies and programs, and by bringing back ARRD as an imperative element for development and present in the national agenda. It conducts national campaigns on agrarian reform and issues related to it, and it supports local agrarian reform initiatives. Furthermore, it conducts of policy research, analysis and advocacy, carries out legislative lobbying, documentation of cases and experiences on agrarian reform issues and its implementation. Its networking and coalition building are also part of its mission.
ARNow!´s vision is to achieve peasant empowerment, agrarian and fisheries reform, rural development, sustainable agriculture, fisheries and food security, gender sensitivity and equality, and appropriate and adequate support services.
ARNow!'s objectives are to enact pro-ARRD policies in the legislative, executive and judicial branches of government; to attain increased access and control of land and water resources by marginalized farmers and fishermen; to gain increased access to support services for productivity development; and to undertake efficient and sustainable campaign initiatives.
Its constituencies include people’s organizations, rural women organizations, AR advocacy groups, legislature, and executive agencies involved in CARP implementation.