Sep 012010
 

Source: International Federation for Human Rights The International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) is pleased to announce the publication Corporate Accountability for Human Rights Abuses: A Guide for Victims and NGOs on Recourse Mechanisms. Full document here In all parts of the world, human rights and environmental abuses are taking place as a result of […]

Aug 192010
 

Source: La Via Campesina Full Statement here We find that our work to build a better food system in the Unites States is inextricably linked to the struggle for workers’ rights, immigrant’s rights, women’s rights, the fight to dismantle racism in our communities, and the struggle for sovereignty in indigenous communities. We find that in order to create […]

Aug 192010
 

Video: Amazonia For Sale By the Organisation for the Development of the Border Communities of Cenepa (ODECOFROC), International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs (IWGIA), and ORE www.oremedia.org “The Awajun people have inhabited the Amazon rainforest since time immemorial, living in harmony with – and respectful of – nature. This ecological balance is now being threatened […]

Aug 182010
 

Source: International Press Service By Edgardo Ayala Adverse climatic conditions and weather-related disasters are damaging crops in El Salvador and neighbouring countries in Central America, aggravating the food vulnerability that the region already faces. In late 2009, for the first time ever, Guatemala was included on a worldwide list of countries in crisis requiring external […]

Jul 212010
 

Publicación: REVOLUCIÓN AGROECOLÓGICA: El Movimiento de Campesino a Campesino de la ANAP en Cuba,  Cuando el campesino ve, hace fe.  Autores: Braulio Machín Sosa, Adilén María Roque Jaime, Dana Rocío Ávila Lozano y Peter Michael Rosset Este es  un libro de cómo una isla –Cuba- creció un movimiento impulsado por la convicción de sus familias […]

Jul 212010
 

Excerpt from: Our Land, Our Future: Promoting Indigenous Participation and Rights in Mining, Climate Change and Decision-Making in Guyana, 2010 By Marcus Colchester and Jean La Rose Amerindian Peoples Association, Forest Peoples Programme and The North-South Institute. Full report here Executive Summary: This report summarises the efforts made by the Amerindian Peoples Association (APA) over […]

Jul 212010
 

Source: Bassin Zim Educational Development Fund Mr .Hugh Grant Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Monsanto Corporation Dear Mr. Grant, In mid May of 2010, it was announced in Haiti that your company, Monsanto Corporation, decided to give 475 tons of seeds to Haiti. In fact, 60 tons had already been distributed in some areas. […]

Jul 212010
 

 Extracto de Estrategias Campesinas Andinas de Reducción de Riesgos Climáticos: Estado del arte y avances de investigacion en los Andes bolivianos Por Pablo Regalsky y Teresa Hosse, 2009 Documento completo aquí   Resumen Los campesinos andinos cuentan con estrategias productivas que les permiten afrontar los riesgos climáticos propios de las agroecologías de alta montaña, permitiéndoles responder […]

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