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), […]

Nov 222010
 

Fuente: GRAIN Esta vez, en Biodiversidad reunimos fragmentos de tan sólo tres documentos con que las investigadoras de la problemática de género, inmersas en las luchas de emancipación y equidad de las mujeres, aportan al debate en torno a la soberanía alimentaria y su relación con estas luchas. Dichos documentos son parte del bagaje de la […]

Nov 212010
 

Fuente: Noticias Aliadas Por Edgardo Ayala Eventos naturales provocan graves pérdidas de cultivos tradicionales como frijol y maíz. Desconsolado, José Antonio López ve cómo su cosecha de frijol quedó reducida a nada, tras las incesantes lluvias del pasado agosto en El Salvador. López, de 37 años, oriundo de Santa María Ostuma, en el central departamento […]

Nov 092010
 

Source: IPS By Jane Regan and Marcela Valente Neither hurricanes nor floods, nor the devastating January earthquake or Haiti’s chronic political instability managed to wipe out the organic gardening initiative underway in that country since 2005. The seed was planted in Argentina twenty years ago.  Some 13,000 Haitian families (90,000 people in all) currently work […]

Nov 022010
 

Source: OneWorld South Asia By Ananya Mukherjee-Reed Part I of this article took us to a journey through Kerala where women are engaged to ensure food security though their group Kudumbashree. The concluding part throws light on its organisational structure , the systematic linkages it has established with administrative surroundings and how it has empowered […]

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