Category: Food Sovereignty and Agroecology

Please click the photo to go to the online exhibition page Introduction Asia, home to about 4.5 billion people or almost 60% of the total world population, is the fastest-growing region in the world in economic terms. Accompanying this economic growth are large economic disparities, persisting inequ …

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Solidarity with Those Who Feed the World On the occasion of the International Day of Peasants’ Struggles, Focus on the Global South presents an online photo exhibition to co-celebrate small-scale food providers’ perspectives on food sovereignty and their practices on food production, agroecology, an …

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Focus Policy Review on the Progressive Agenda in the 2019 Elections and Beyond This issue of the Focus Policy Review explores how the Duterte administration responded to key issues through its policies and action points. These responses, which in a nutshell are very neoliberal and authoritarian, fal …

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Focus on the Global South (Focus) will launch its Focus Policy Review 2019, “Critical Junction: Derailing or Accelerating the Dictatorship Express” DATE : Friday, 12 April 2019, from 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM VENUE: Max’s Restaurant, Quezon City Memorial Circle, Diliman, QC The FPR is a biennial publicati …

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We, from various national farmer organizations, civil society groups, and food sovereignty advocates oppose the anti-farmer law. This law titled “RA 11203: An Act Liberalizing the Importation, exportation and Trading of Rice, Lifting for the Purpose the Quantitative Import Restriction on Rice,” is n …

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  RCEP Negotiations Must Not Include Obligation to Join or Implement UPOV Systems and In Anyway Undermine Farmers’ Rights [Full text of Philippine civil society letter on RCEP and plant variety protection] The undersigned signatories are writing to strongly stress that the Regional Comprehensiv …

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This publication provides a comprehensive analysis of the situation surrounding seeds–a central element of agricultural economy and of ecology. From being a commonly-held resource nurtured by farmers, corporate-driven scientific research, and intellectual property acquisitions have transformed seed …

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  The Southern Peasants’ Federation of Thailand (SPFT) celebrated their 10th anniversary on 20 to 21 December at Klong Sai Pattana community, Chai Buri district, Surat Thani province. Over the past 10 years, the SPFT has demonstrated its will to secure land for landless peasants and workers in …

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Family members of suicide victims give testimonies during a meeting in November 2017 on Agriculture and Farmer Suicides.

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“GM Sarson Ka Virodh Zaroori Kyun?” Leaflet in Hindi language distributed during the farmer’s rally in New Delhi on 29 to 30 November.

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