AGRA on World Hunger Day 2016

October 18, 2016

By APC

Dear APC members and Friends,

The Aliansi Gerakan Reforma Agraria (AGRA) in Indonesia launched activities on October 16 dubbed as “World Hunger Day” in Jakarta. The action was jointly organized with FPR, and ILPS Indonesia together with SERUNI, GSBI, FMN and migrant’s workers. The event also commemorated the International Rural Women’s Day on October 15.

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Similar actions were also organized on October 16, led by the Asian Peasant Coalition (APC) and the International League of Peoples’ Struggle (ILPS) Commission 6, in Bangladesh, Philippines, Indonesia, Pakistan, India, Malaysia, Cambodia, Sri Lanka, and in other countries.

Since October 16, 1945, the “World Food Day” celebrates the creation of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations but the Asian Peasant Coalition (APC) and its members in 10 countries in Asia marked this day as “World Hunger Day” since 2012.