South Asia

All Nepal Peasants’ Federation (ANPFA)


Nepal Agricultural Labor Association


Nepal National Fish Farmers Association


Nepal National Peasants Women’s Association


Karnataka Rajya Raita Sangha (KRRS)


Kerala Coconut Farmers Association


Nandya Raita Samakya

Andra Pradesh, India

Tamizhaga Vivasayigal Sangham (Tamil Nadu Farmers Association)

Tamil Nadu Farmers Association

Adivasi Gothra Mahasabha

Kerela, India

Bangladesh Agriculture Farm Labour Federation BAFLF, Bangladesh

Pakistan Kisan Rabta Committee (PKRC), Pakistan

South Asia / Our news

Land grabs in Sri Lanka and the struggles in Udugama and Bibele

Land grabbing across Sri Lanka has exploded — villagers are evicted from their homes and land, as farms and forests are taken for tea, rubber, palm oil and banana plantations, and the development of tourist infrastructure such as all-inclusive hotels for mass tourism, all of which comes with huge environmental impacts.

South Asian Dispatches: Episode 1 – Farmworkers’ Strike in Bangladesh

The Communications Collective of South Asia, with support from the Youth Media Collective of MONLAR, is releasing the first edition of La Via Campesina’s South Asian Dispatches. Episode 1 focuses on the ongoing farmworkers’ strike in Bangladesh, organized by the Bangladesh Agricultural Farm Labour Federation since July 21, 2023. The struggle has compelled the government to establish a committee to study the matter and provide recommendations.

Karnataka, India: Farmers hold a forum on trade, climate and seed issues

The participants were of the opinion that a fair remunerative price is central to finding a solution to the ongoing farm crisis in the country. The participants also delved into the various bilateral trade negotiations India is currently involved in, including those with the EU. A significant demand from EU negotiators has been the liberalization of the agricultural and dairy sectors. Forum participants cautioned against any attempts to lower tariffs, as such actions would exacerbate the crisis.

South Asia / Publications