Jul 152010
 

Source: Zcomunications.org By Esther Vivas The current food model is from top to bottom subject to a high company concentration, being monopolized by a series of transnational agribusiness interests that place their own economic interests above the good of the public and the community. Today, the food system no longer responds to the nutritional needs […]

Jul 152010
 

Excerpt from The Impact of the Crisis on Women: Main Trends across Regions By the Association for Women’s Rights in Development (AWID), 2010 Full document here Rural development is intimately linked to food security and sovereignty, climate change and indigenous populations. Nevertheless, it has often been marginalized in development processes and practices. The majority of […]

Jul 152010
 

Source: venezuelanalysis.com By James Suggett Mérida, June 17th 2010 (Venezuelanalysis.com) – The Venezuelan National Assembly passed a reform to the Land Law on Tuesday night which increases the ability of landless tenant farmers to obtain land and strengthens the state’s power to convert large, idle estates into food producers. When the law was originally passed […]

Jun 232010
 

Short Documental: The Kamburu Story By Green TV “The Kamburu Story – A Community-led Response to Climate Change shares the experience of The Gaia Foundation’s Kenyan partner, The Institute of Culture & Ecology, as they work with the Kamburu community of central Kenya. This story shows the courageous steps of the community as they re-learn […]

Jun 232010
 

Un extracto de Agrocombustibles Industriales Generan Hambre y Pobreza Por La Vía Campesina, 2009 Documento completo aquí Con estudios de campo de Mozambique, Brasil, Haití, Canadá, Indonesia El escándalo de los agrocarburantes en los países del Sur Por Francois Houtart Para contribuir con un porcentaje de entre el 25 y el 30% de la demanda […]

Jun 232010
 

Excerpt from Industrial Agrofuels Fuel Hunger and Poverty By The Via Campesina November, 2009 Full document here With case studies from Mali, Mozambique, Brazil, Haiti, Canada, Indonesia The scandal of agrofuels in the countries of the South By Francois Houtart In order to meet between 25 and 30% of energy demand as a solution to […]

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