Lawan Lapar

Guide To Urban Farming

Urban farming doesn’t need to be complicated, difficult, or expensive! Using recycled household items, a few garden centre items, as well as a bit of work and time, you can turn any unused land into a thriving urban farm to produce fresh and wholesome produce for all! What is Urban Farming? Urban farming refers to […]


Malaysia faces a food security crisis and the ones who fight at the frontlines: our food producing communities, face systemic barriers from government actors as well as a lack of support as a whole. Credits Executive Producer Ian Yee Co-Producer Nicholas YapClarissa Say GraphicsHusna Ab Rahman Special ThanksDr Michael Jeyakumar DevarajTharma Pillai

Lawan Lapar’s Demands

Malaysia is currently very vulnerable and this vulnerability stems from the actions of previous governments that have ignored the needs of the agricultural sector and have focused too much on commodity agriculture and not food crops. The food security crisis in Malaysia is not a risk—it is a reality which now threatens every Malaysian, especially […]

Fighting For Change At The State And Federal Level

With rampant systemic oppression towards Malaysia’s food producing communities being a constant issue, Lawan Lapar aims to take the voice of farmers directly to the government via a strategic advocacy campaign aimed at upholding their rights SUPPORTING PERAK FARMERS AGAINST EVICTION 15 May 2023 Lawan Lapar supported a memorandum handover organised by Gabungan Petani Perak, […]

Legal Trainings For Farmers And Fishermen In Perak

The government of Perak systemically oppresses food-producing communities—the lifeblood of food security for Malaysians. Lawan Lapar’s legal trainings aim to equip farmers with the knowledge and capacity to resist government oppression and to make a living for all Malaysians. TOWNHALL WITH FARMERS IN CHEMOR, PERAK 8 July 2023 Around 70-80 smallholder farmers from Chemor and […]

Our Initiatives

Lawan Lapar believes that every Malaysian has the right to have secure access to fresh, affordable, and healthy food. However, Malaysia faces challenges in providing nutritious food to all its citizens.

Lawan Lapar’s initiatives aim to tackle the problem of food supply and food supply holistically, from producer to consumer.