We in APMDD stand in solidarity with the tens of thousands of farmers in India who have been mobilizing for many days now in one of the most massive and dramatic sustained protest actions in Asia in recent years, to fight against elite interests and corporate greed and Modi’s New Agricultural Laws.
We call on the Indian Government:
Repeal the 3 new farm laws. Ensure fair price for farmers' produce. End violence against farmers.
We at APMDD stand in solidarity with the call of farmers and our member-movements in India who have been mobilizing for many days in protest against the central government's three new farm laws.
Eight national and Asian regional organizations based in the Philippines, Indonesia, Bangladesh, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka on Wednesday asked China to listen to the voices of the people in communities most directly affected by Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) projects.
Lidy Nacpil, coordinator of the APMDD, said today the new Department of Energy moratorium on new coal-fired power plant projects is a step in the right direction even as she called on the Philippine government to adopt soonest “a total-coal-exit policy.”
Last week saw a divided world on the issue of debt.
On October 12 to 18, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank (WB) gathered the world’s finance officials and central bankers in their annual Joint Conference, held online for the first time. The main agenda: how to address the world’s health and economic crises through new loans, new financing mechanisms and new programs to ease the debt servicing burden of borrowing countries.