Fuente: Survival Videos: Los Pistoleros y Hay que ser valiente Los guaraníes brasileños sufren en manos de violentos terratenientes Para los guaraníes, la tierra es el origen de toda vida. Pero las violentas invasiones de terratenientes ganaderos han destruido su territorio y prácticamente toda su tierra les ha sido robada.
Source: Survival Videos: The Gunmen and One must have courage A Guarani community describe the threat posed by gunmen, hired by the ranchers who stole their land. Today they are squeezed onto tiny patches of land surrounded by cattle ranches and vast fields of soya and sugar cane. Some have no land at all, and live […]
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Source: Informed Comment By Juan R. I. Cole Here are carbon dioxide emissions per capita by country, calculated from data at the US Department of Energy’s Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center (CDIAC): and here is the new Maplecroft estimation of the countries most likely to be adversely affected by climate change, as reported by WaPo’s […]
Article by Ananya Mukherjee-Reed Source: OneWorld South Asia Kerala, hailed as God’s own country, attributes its high development indices to the local women. Through their group, Kudumbashree, these women are not only rejuvenating the local agrarian economy but are also changing the way women are perceived. Ananya Mukherjee-Reed explores the myriad achievements of Kudumbashree as […]
Excerpt from Fertile Ground: How governments and donors can halve hunger by supporting small farmers, 2010 By ActionAid Between 1980 and 2005, funding for agriculture from most national governments and donors all but dried up. In 1984, agriculture received 16 per cent of total aid, but by 2006 it had fallen to less than 4 […]
Source: The Real News Video: Inside Story – Behind The Latest Food Crisis By Al Jazeera Food prices soar to record levels worldwide while the World Food Security Committee is meeting in Rome to discuss the crisis. Are there winners and losers in the current food crisis? What can the international community do about it […]
Excerpt from Land grabbing and nutrition Challenges for global governance, 2010 By Right to Food and Nutrition Watch Land: Not For Sale! By Sofia Monsalve Suárez The lack of adequate and secure access to land and natural resources for the rural and urban poor is one of the key causes of hunger and poverty […]