March 9, 2016 Contacts: Saulo Araujo, WhyHunger – (617)735-5899 Stephen Bartlett, Agricultural Missions – (502)415-1080 Lisa Griffith, National Family Farm Coalition – (773)319-5838 Carol Schachet, Grassroots International – (617)524-1400 or (617)628-3455 Thursday March 3, 2016, at 1am, Berta Cáceres, a Lenca Indigenous woman and an internationally recognized leader, was assassinated in her home. Berta[…]
COPINH: URGENT DENUNCIATION, MARCH 6, 2016 The Council of Indigenous and Popular Organizations of Honduras (COPINH) demands an investigation by independent and impartial experts to identify those physically responsible for the political assassination of Berta Isabel Flores, General Coordinator of COPINH, as well as the intellectual authors of this crime. Specifically, we demand that the[…]
Our 2015 December Newsletter offers a sense of some of our campaigns and wins in 2015, as well as insights, stories and photos from NFFC farmers, fishermen and food sovereignty allies. Thanks to all who have offered energy and support in one way or other, keep up the good work, and enjoy a peaceful holiday[…]
With so much at stake, we should be very clear about our vision for agriculture. The agribusiness vision is not the only or best one, especially for family farmers.