Recognizing Rights of Women, Girls and LGBTQI+ at the UN
To achieve a fair and equal society, we must center the alternative model of consumption and production that ensures the rights of women and LGBTQI+ people, recognize their central role and its founding on agroecology and the food sovereignty paradigm.
PEOPLE’S KITCHEN COUNTER-MOBILIZATION: Food System Take-Back!
Free Registration: https://bit.ly/Sept23_FoodSystemTakeBack When: 09/23/2021: 7:00AM-11:30AM PDT / 10:00AM-2:30PM EDT The People’s Kitchen Counter-Mobilization: Food System Take-Back is a half-day virtual, free event hosted by The People’s Forum NYC. Speakers from Africa to North America will engage in conversations laying …
Brazil’s Landless Workers Persist through Agroecology
The MST settlement in Brazil offers a living testament to the revitalizing power of agroecology, and it can be replicated in other formerly destitute regions.
Family Farmers Call Out U.S. Ambassador for Attacking Agroecology
NFFC and USFSA assert that this is a moment for institutions, including the U.N. and the U.S. government, to stop serving the interests of transnational corporations and uphold their obligations to human rights, social peace, and environmental biodiversity.
NFFC at UN for sustainable food, farmer rights
NFFC’s focus on this international food and agriculture policy front builds on the UN North American policy consultation we attended last fall and as the fragility of corporate value chains and exploitative agribusiness models are exposed through the COVID-19 global pandemic.
Carbon Markets and Agriculture Don’t Mix
Carbon markets place a monetary value on soil carbon sequestration while ignoring the environmental benefits that a system based on agroecology, economic parity, and social equity creates.
NFFC at the UN Committee on World Food Security
We live in a complex and globalized world, and family farmers need a voice on the international stage that speaks truth to the corporate power that is undermining our livelihoods.
Civil Society Organizations Demand US Promote Agroecology
The climate and financial crises farmers now face suggest that it’s time the US government practice sound public policy and do everything possible to promote agroecology as the best hope to address corporate concentration, protect the earth, provide for rural communities, and achieve food sovereignty.
Op-Ed by Patti Naylor – Reform Failing Agribusiness Model through Agroecology
U.S. agriculture policy needs to prioritize agroecology and ensure farmers’ rights to seeds, safe water, and pricing structures that ensure farm viability.
Statement in Support of the UN Committee on World Food Security, Agroecology and Small-Scale Food Producers & Against US Obstructionism
A transition to agroecology is necessary to ensure an environmentally sustainable and prosperous future, and we urge the US government to support this process within the CFS.
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