WHAT IS ILC ASIA?
We are a coalition of 54 organisations across 13 countries in Asia who all work on land issues. Our membership-driven network comprises of regional, national, and local civil society, producer and farmer, Indigenous Peoples, pastoral organisations as well as research institutes, non-governmental organisations, commitment-based organisations.
We are committed to monitor national governments’ adherence to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), promote the Voluntary Guidelines on Responsible Governance and Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security (VGGT), to support World Forum on Access to Land, to put forward the principles of Food Sovereignty, and to develop a space for dialogues on the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights through the National Action Plans (NAPs). The platform also welcomes regional and national offices of the United Nations (UN), international research institutes and intergovernmental organisations.
As part of a global coalition, ILC Asia members support the Global Call to Action on Indigenous and Community Land Rights.
A global alliance of civil society and intergovernmental organisations working together to put people at the centre of land governance.
A just, equitable, and inclusive world in which land rights are secure and poverty is eradicated.
To realise land governance for and with people at the country level, responding to the needs & protecting the rights of those who live on and from the land.