Commission will meet to define points of legislative consultation

The Food Sovereignty Commission will meet today to set the schedule and topics that will be put into consideration of the communes, communities, peoples and nations of Indians, Afroecuadorians and montubios (term referring to peasants) on the Organic Law on Rural Land and...

The need for a query is evaluated for Rural Land Law

Mauricio Proaño (AP party), Vicepresident of the Food Sovereignty Comission, said that is not necessary to perform a pre-legislative query for the draft Rural Lands Act. “If there are some items that affect the collective rights, in that case, a pre-legislative consultation...

Senagua and Arca are in charge of the water conflicts

The National Water Secretariat (Senagua for its Spanish acronym) will face around 25 monthly water conflicts, as reported through an e-mail. According to the Water Resources Law approved by the Assembly, these conflicts shall be resolved by the Single Water Authority (Senagua),...

Land Law is the next to be discussed in the Assembly

Mauricio Proaño, Vice-President of the Commussion for Food Sovereignty in the Assembly, said that in about 15 days they will havean advanced draft of the Land Law. The latest draft which was discussed in the commission in January of this year contained 114 articles, which was...

Ruling party proposed 18 competencies in the Single Water Authority

Mauricio Proaño, of Alianza PAÍS (AP) movement and Vice President of the Commission on  Food Sovereignty, presented in the plenary a new proposal to the articles that define the Single Water Authority, its competences and its powers. This, according to which the State has...