Public meeting and ralley on“ land grabbing: stop land grabbing- this sol is our future” in Chalakkudi / India
The International Movement of catholic agricultural rural youth (MIJARC) organised in conjunction with its member movement Kerala catholic youth movement (KCYM) an international public meeting and a rally on “Stop landgrabbing – this soil is our future!”. As every year MIJARC contributes to the World Food Day, which takes place on October 16th, this year MIJARC launched its campaign on July 24th in Chalakkudi/ India.
“We are happy that the rally had a participation of around 5000 participants” said KCYM state president, Deepak C. Joy. He continues “The pre-condition of attractive rural areas is the access to land and it is good that MIJARC launches its campaign here in beautiful Kerala”.
The International Movement of Catholic Agricultural Rural Youth (MIJARC) organised an international symposium on “landgrabbing and threats to biodiversity” in conjunction with its member movement, Kerala Catholic Youth Movement (KCYM.
Around 100 people from the diocese of Iranjalakuda gathered together on Saturday, 24th July in Aroormuzhy to take part in this symposium. Since MIJARC has launched its World Food Day campaign on land grabbing in the afternoon, the organizers took the occasion to discuss with people and members of KCYM from the diocese of Iranjalakuda.