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API News: Half Century Denial of Agrarian Law 1960: Half a Century Repression on Farmers

API News: Half Century Denial of Agrarian Law 1960: Half a Century Repression on Farmers

Jakarta: In order to commemorate the National Farmers Day on September 24, 2010, Aliansi Petani Indonesia (API) or Indonesian Peasants’ Alliance in cooperation with Front Perjuangan Pemuda Indonesia (FPPI) or the Front of Indonesian Young Struggle, and Solidaritas Anak Jalanan untuk Demokrasi (SALUD) or Street […]

Asian women leaders raise their voices at the global farmers’ forum

Asian women leaders raise their voices at the global farmers’ forum

Women leaders from Asia, representing AFA, La Via Campesina and other farmers’ organizations, participated in the Global Farmers’ Forum held in Rome on February 15-16, 2010. The women leaders included Ms. Kong Sokchhoin (FNN, Cambodia), Ms. Flora Caya (PAKISAMA, Philippines), India Smitha (SEWA, India), Ms. […]

In the News: Indonesians protest government’s first 100 days

In the News: Indonesians protest government’s first 100 days

AFA member Aliansi Petani Indonesia (API) joined this multi-sectoral protest rally as they continue to oppose free trade agreements and other trade liberalization policies being implemented by the government because of their negative impact on agriculture and the farmers’ livelihoods. JAKARTA — Thousands of Indonesians […]

Indonesian farmers to discuss Plant Variety Protection Law

Indonesian farmers to discuss Plant Variety Protection Law

The Plant Variety Protection Law is an important issue that has crucial link to agriculture and food security in Indonesia. For one, it raises the issue of farmers’ rights versus breeders’ rights. In order for farmers to understand the issue better and to share experiences […]

Issue paper on ASEAN now available in local languages

Issue paper on ASEAN now available in local languages

Farmers in ASEAN member-countries such as Cambodia, Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam, and Thailand, can now understand more about ASEAN issues related to farmers in the region through an issue paper that has been translated into local languages. The issue paper entitled “Understanding the ASEAN Charter and […]



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