Jan 062011
 

Source: guardian.co.uk UN food price index rises for sixth month in a row to highest since records began in 1990  Author: Jill Treanor Soaring prices of sugar, grain and oilseed drove world food prices to a record in December, surpassing the levels of 2008 when the cost of food sparked riots around the world, and […]

Jan 052011
 

 Free access to the Journal of Peasant Studies, Volume 37 Issue 4 2010  Authors: Saturnino M. Borras Jr. –  This collection comes out of the workshop on the same theme held in October 2009 in Halifax, Canada, sponsored by the Journal of Peasant Studies and Initiatives in Critical Agrarian Studies (ICAS). We thank all the […]

Dec 212010
 

Source: Latinamerica Press social movements propose agenda at international conference on climate change Social movements from around the world, with large representation from Latin America, arrived in Cancun, Mexico, for the 16th Conference of the Parties of the UN Climate Change Conference (COP), which took place from Nov. 29 to Dec. 10. They came to […]

Dec 212010
 

Fuente: Noticias Aliadas Por: Jose Elosegui Movimientos sociales plantean agenda en Conferencia Internacional sobre Cambio Climático.  Los movimientos sociales de diversas partes del mundo, especialmente latinoamericanos, llegaron a Cancún, México, a la XVI Conferencia de las Partes de la Convención Marco de las Naciones Unidas sobre el Cambio Climático (COP por sus siglas en inglés), […]

Dec 212010
 

Fuente: Fondo Internacional para el Desarrollo de la Agricultura FIDA Reporte completo en ingles aquí Resumen en español aquí El Informe sobre la pobreza rural 2011 ofrece una visión coherente e integral de la pobreza rural, sus consecuencias mundiales y las perspectivas respecto de su erradicación. Desde que el FIDA diera a conocer su último […]

Dec 212010
 

Source: International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) Full Report here Overview here The Rural Poverty Report 2011 provides a coherent and comprehensive look at rural poverty, its global consequences and the prospects for eradicating it. Released on 6 December 2010, the report contains updated estimates by IFAD regarding how many rural poor people there are in the developing world, poverty […]

Dec 212010
 

Source: The Real News Video: NAFTA + U.S. Farm Subsidies Devastates Mexican Agriculture More at The Real News Now joining us to talk about the role of American agribusiness in the Mexican economy is Timothy Wise. He’s director of the research and policy program at the Global Development and Environment Institute at Tufts University. Thanks […]

Dec 212010
 

Video: Laguna Negra Por Michael Watts Laguna Negra es una película que revela los valores básicos de una comunidad campesina de Huancabamba (Perú), y de como esta sociedad ha sido amenazada por la minería de alta escala y el resultado demoledor de imponer un modelo intensivo de negocio de desarrollo en una sociedad basada en […]

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