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On agricultural progress

My father could well have been born in the Neolithic on the basis of his experience in fire matters, a sustainable use of wild living resources, his woodworking skills or the knowledge he possesses of certain farming techniques. 540 more words


stay local but stay informed

Interested to know what’s going on in the global agrarian movement? We do our best to cover stories from across the globe, but… there’s a lot going on. 163 more words

Food + Ag Politics

Boundary contestation in global food governance: Reflections from CFS43

28 October 2016

As a scholar-activist with an ongoing commitment to its extraordinary potential, but not having attended a plenary meeting since 2011, I attended the 43rd session of the Committee on World Food Security feeling obviously curious about how things had been developing since my last visit. 4,264 more words

16th October: For Peoples’ Food Sovereignty and against transnational corporations

On October 16th, La Via Campesina’s International Day of Action for Peoples’ Food Sovereignty and against transnational corporations (TNCs), we continue the struggle to end corporate control of our food and reject free trade agreements.Through their extensive and clandestine lobbying, TNCs have put in place legal, economic and trade policy frameworks to legitimise their greed for profits and destruction of nature. 11 more words