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"We Demand that Peasants Rights are Guaranteed. Enough of FTAs, Enough Impunity for Corporations!"


(Harare, April 17th 2018) After two decades of Free Trade Agreements (FTAs), being advanced in an attempt to recolonize and 22 years after the de Eldorado dos Carajás massacre in Brazil, La Via Campesina denounces the impunity with which these actions are carried out. 1,203 more words


Brazil: "It is necessary to occupy large estates and transfer land to workers to transform the countryside"


In an interview, Marina dos Santos of the MST, comments on the National Day of Struggles for Agrarian Reform that takes place this month within the framework of April 17 – International Day of Peasant Struggles. 1,610 more words


Declaration on the Rights of Peasants, Challenging Neoliberal Globalization and Corporate Impunity

Translation by Internationalist 360°

Presentation made in the Regional Consultation, Training and Meeting of La Vía Campesina Collective on Human Rights of East and East South Asia, March 27, 2018 in Jakarta, Indonesia. 2,090 more words


We Salute the Struggle of Women, in the Countryside, Towns and Cities

Statement of Solidarity on the occasion of March 8th, the International Women’s day

(Harare, Zimbabwe, March 8th, 2018): Today, on International Women’s Day, we, the women of La Via Campesina – peasants, indigenous women, Afro-descendants, mestizas, fishers, pastoralists, women from urban and rural areas, belonging to different organisations with different forms of mobilisation and activism – want to salute the women workers of the world. 726 more words


La Vía Campesina responde a la COP23 con un llamado por la Agroecología Campesina

“Campesinos/as, pequeños/as productores/as y pueblos indígenas alimentan al mundo y enfrían el planeta” es la afirmación que el movimiento campesino internacional La Vía Campesina llevó a Bonn, Alemania, para posicionarla en la agenda de las reuniones sobre el clima de la COP 23 – tanto en el espacio oficial como en la Cumbre Climática de los Pueblos en la que se congregaron los movimientos sociales para definir estrategias alternativas al capitalismo y su crisis climática. 985 more words


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. 539 more words