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End Forced Evictions In Perak, Ensure Farmers’ Rights And Food Security –PANAP

Friday, 27 October 2023, 8:47 pm | PAN Asia Pacific

PAN Asia Pacific (PANAP) condemns the eviction of farmers from their farmland in Kanthan, Tambun, Perak by Malaysian authorities last October 24 that resulted in the arrest of three activists and one local farmer, physical assault of one female ... More >>

Farmers Resist Corporate Control And Greenwashing In Asian Rice-based Food Systems

Wednesday, 18 October 2023, 7:55 pm | PAN Asia Pacific

Corporate efforts to control rice-based food systems are intensifying to the detriment of small farmers’ livelihoods and the food security of those who depend on the staple crop. Environmental and climate catastrophes are also bound to worsen with ... More >>

Zero Hope For Zero Hunger: Break The Chains Of Imperialism

Tuesday, 17 October 2023, 5:36 am | PAN Asia Pacific

Forward The Future Free Of Hunger, Dispossession, And Destruction! Unparalleled urgency marks our annual commemoration of World Hunger Day amid imperialist machinations to advance a sinister agenda to monopolize further and exploit global food systems ... More >>

Commitments In New Chemicals Framework Should Catalyze Strong Global Action On Pesticides

Wednesday, 4 October 2023, 6:52 am | PAN Asia Pacific

Pesticide Action Network (PAN) International welcomes significant commitments towards the phase-out of Highly Hazardous Pesticides (HHPs) in agriculture adopted by governments, the private sector, and other stakeholders at the Fifth International Conference ... More >>

Highly Hazardous Pesticides & Detoxifying Agriculture Are Make-or-break Issues At Critical Global Pollution Conference

Wednesday, 20 September 2023, 7:20 pm | PAN Asia Pacific

NGOs urge governments and UN agencies to act Key reforms on pesticides must be agreed at historic chemical pollution conference in September to address significant threats to human health and the environment Highly Hazardous Pesticides (HHPs) phase out ... More >>

FAO Director General Urged To Begin New Term With Action To End Pesticide Industry Partnership

Wednesday, 26 July 2023, 7:37 pm | PAN Asia Pacific

Today, 11 global civil society and Indigenous Peoples organizations representing small-scale farmers, agricultural workers, trade unions, and rights holders urged Mr. Qu Dongyu to begin his new term as Director General of the UN Food and Agriculture ... More >>

UNFSS+2 Is Pathway To More Hunger & Climate Catastrophe: Rural Peoples Stand Up For Radical Food Systems Transformation

Tuesday, 25 July 2023, 6:20 am | PAN Asia Pacific

Rural peoples and advocates across the globe warned that world hunger and interlinked food, human rights and climate crises will worsen as big corporations consolidate their control over the world food systems through the UN Food Systems Summit +2 (UNFSS), ... More >>

Protect Children’s Rights To A Clean And Healthy Environment, Phase-Out Highly Hazardous Pesticides!

Monday, 5 June 2023, 6:48 pm | PAN Asia Pacific

To commemorate World Environment Day 2023, PAN Asia Pacific (PANAP) and its partners launched its annual Protect Our Children from Toxic Pesticides campaign, calling for a global phase-out of Highly Hazardous Pesticides (HHPs) by 2030. The United ... More >>

International Labor Day 2023: Agri-workers Renew Call For Rights Protection As Food & Climate Crises Worsen

Tuesday, 2 May 2023, 7:12 pm | PAN Asia Pacific

The Coalition of Agricultural Workers International (CAWI) renewed its demand for substantial protection of the rights and welfare of agricultural workers amid worsening global food and climate crises. CAWI emphasized that, like the rest of working and ... More >>

Rural Peoples In Global South To Mobilize 1 Million For Food, Land And Climate Justice

Thursday, 30 March 2023, 6:54 pm | PAN Asia Pacific

Rural peoples movements from Asia, Latin America and Africa launched the Global Peoples’ Caravan for Food, Land, and Climate Justice –an awareness-raising and mobilization campaign to demand governments to address the interconnected issues ... More >>

Rural Women Rise For Food, Land And Rights! Protect Women Who Feed The World!

Friday, 10 March 2023, 6:56 am | PAN Asia Pacific

On International Women’s Day, the Asian Rural Women’s Coalition (ARWC) stands in solidarity with all rural women in the region and across the world against the worsening global food crisis caused by neoliberal agriculture systems. The global ... More >>

#NoLandNoLife Features | Repression For Land And Profits

Thursday, 20 October 2022, 8:25 pm | PAN Asia Pacific

Over the past five years, at least two people from rural communities have been killed weekly in the struggles against land grabs, based on PANAP estimates. More than eight are arrested and detained weekly, and more than two are harassed or assaulted. Under ... More >>

Carry On With The Struggle For Land, Women’s Rights, Food Sovereignty, Dignity And Justice!

Saturday, 15 October 2022, 7:55 pm | PAN Asia Pacific

On International Rural Women’s Day, the Asian Rural Women’s Coalition (ARWC) stands in solidarity with all rural women across the world in defense of land, rights, sovereignty, dignity and justice against worsening attacks of fascist, exploitative ... More >>

Assert People’s Food Sovereignty, End Imperialist Destruction Of Local Food Systems

Friday, 14 October 2022, 5:34 am | PAN Asia Pacific

Imperialist plunder and destruction of local food systems through war and occupation, land and resource grabbing, and profiteering drive the global food crisis and must be countered with people's movements for land reform and food sovereignty. Representatives ... More >>

Eliminate Highly Hazardous Pesticides In Agriculture By 2030 – PANAP

Wednesday, 31 August 2022, 7:21 pm | PAN Asia Pacific

Pesticide Action Network Asia Pacific (PANAP) joined PAN International and other CSOs in calling for the elimination of Highly Hazardous Pesticides (HHPs) in agriculture by 2030, among other targets, at the Fourth meeting of the intersessional process ... More >>

New Report Reveals Unauthorised & Unsafe Use Of Chlorpyrifos & Hazardous Pesticides In India, Demands Stringent Action

Saturday, 13 August 2022, 5:57 am | PAN Asia Pacific

New report reveals serious problems of pesticide usage in India and points to poor regulation of hazardous agrochemicals. The current use pattern is implicated in widespread unauthorised uses of chlorpyrifos, fipronil, atrazine and paraquat in India, posing ... More >>

Golden Rice And The Push For GMOs Won’t Solve Food Crisis, It Will Make It Worse

Tuesday, 9 August 2022, 5:43 am | PAN Asia Pacific

Seeds are being colonised by big corporates. Rice, until now, is not yet fully colonised by the seed industry with farmers retaining the ability to save and replant those seeds. Rice is also a key staple food in many Global South countries which are currently ... More >>

Release Of Filipino Farmers, Activists From Jail Welcome, But Fight For Land, Justice Continues

Tuesday, 14 June 2022, 6:43 am | PAN Asia Pacific

The Coalition of Agricultural Workers International (CAWI) welcomes the release of 83 farmers and land reform activists in the Philippines last June 12, after three days of detention based on clearly trumped-up charges. On June 9, local police violently ... More >>

430 Civil Society And Indigenous Peoples Groups To FAO Council: End Partnership With Pesticide Industry

Thursday, 9 June 2022, 7:29 pm | PAN Asia Pacific

Reminding the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of its obligations to uphold human rights, 430 civil society and Indigenous peoples organizations from 69 countries across the globe today called on the FAO Council to rescind the agency’s partnership ... More >>

PANAP Welcomes UN Experts’ Call To Address Rising Child Labour In Agriculture, Protect Children From Toxic Pesticides

Sunday, 5 June 2022, 5:57 pm | PAN Asia Pacific

Penang, Malaysia–Regional advocacy group PAN Asia Pacific (PANAP) welcomed the call of United Nations experts for urgent action to address the alarming increase in child labour and protect children from hazardous work, especially in agriculture ... More >>





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