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9 October 2017
Colombia

At least six people have been killed and over 50 injured during clashes between farmers and security forces in the southwestern municipality of Tumaco.

Versions of the incident that occurred on the morning of October 5 vary considerably with civil society organisations accusing police of opening fire against coca farmers in Tumaco who were protesting the forced eradication of their crops. Authorities are contradicting these statements, claiming the protest was in fact orchestrated by FARC dissidents who opened fire and launched cylinder bombs against the police and military.

21 April 2017
Latin America and the Caribbean

 

Campesinos producing coca, opium poppies and marijuana in Latin America try to make a living but become victims of a drug war.

Faced with few other viable alternatives for growing profitable legal crops, many campesinos have relied on growing marijuana, coca and opium poppies to help them survive, but are subjected the rules of the state and organized crime groups.

15 February 2017
Global

Deadline: 30th June 2017

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Given the extraordinary growth of the coalition in previous years, this opening will give priority to civil society and inter-governmental organisations:

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O CENTRO DE DESENVOLVIMENTO AGROECOLÓGICO SABIÁ é uma organização não governamental com sede no Recife, Pernambuco, fundada em 1993, que trabalha para promoção da agricultura familiar dentro dos princípios da agroecologia. Desenvolvendo e multiplicando a Agricultura Agroflorestal, também conhecida como Agrofloresta ou Sistemas Agroflorestais. Juridicamente é uma associação civil de direito privado sem finalidade econômica, de natureza técnico-ecológica e educacional.

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Civil Society Organization

O Movimento dos Pequenos Agricultores (MPA) é um movimento camponês, de caráter nacional e popular, de massa, autônomo e de luta permanente, constituído por grupos de famílias camponesas. Seu principal objetivo é a produção de comida saudável para as próprias famílias e também para todo o povo brasileiro, garantindo assim, a soberania alimentar do país. Além disso, busca o resgate da identidade e da cultura camponesa, respeitando as diversidades regionais.

Farmers Association

Mtandao wa Vikundi vya Wakulima Tanzania (MVIWATA) is a national farmers organisation which brings together small holder farmers from all regions of Tanzania in order to have a common voice to defend economic, social, cultural and political interests of smallholder farmers. Founded in 1993, MVIWATA aspires to empower smallholder economically and socially farmers through capacity building and undertake lobbying and advocacy especially by strengthening their groups and networks, facilitating communication and learning so that they are capable of defending their interests.

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Network

NLRF is a national people’s organization uniting those who are deprived of their land rights – bonded laborers, tenants, the landless, farmers, haruwa, charuwa and trust land farmers – and inciting them to action. Since its establishment in 2004, NLRF has been working towards its vision of a society where all tenants and landless farmers live dignified lives. NLRF operates in 50 of Nepal’s 75 districts, comprising 42 district-level and 2,072 village-level people’s organizations.

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The South African Land Observatory is an initiative whose overall objective is to promote evidence-based and inclusive decision-making over land resources in South Africa. As its name ‘Observatory’ suggests, it collects data and information on land. The initiative is a repository of what is published on land in South Africa and on the events that take place around land in South Africa.

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