Category: Food Sovereignty and Agroecology

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originally posted on ileia.org What does the term ‘climate justice’ actually mean? For us at Focus (Focus on the Global South) we see climate justice as intrinsically linked with other forms of justice – social justice, economic justice, political justice, justice between genders …

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To mark the International Day of Peasants’ Struggles, Focus on the Global South releases this special edition that puts together articles on issues that small farmers and peasants continue to face.  These pieces also highlight the different forms of resistance that farmers and peasants put up a …

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Ever since the integration of India’s peasants into global agri-food markets, their livelihoods have become at risk. In this globalized food system where large corporations rule, small-scale farming is not economically viable because global economic rules are against it. For example, the World Bank’ …

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The Philippine experience

Super typhoon Yolanda/Haiyan has been a wake up call to Filipinos and the bigger global community to the reality that the impacts of extreme weather events related to climate change are already being felt now, and thus the urgency for concerted response. This paper calls attention to three critical …

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AT SARIAYA, QUEZON. The March of the Farmers was launched at the municipality of Sariaya, Quezon. Walden Bello, known legislator and agrarian reform and rural development advocate, also one of the founders of Focus on the Global South and now a senatorial candidate in the Philippines, joined the farmers in their march. Photo by Galileo de Guzman Castillo. Municipality of Sariaya, Province of Quezon. 11 April 2016.

I download ang statement na ito sa wikang Filipino. AT SARIAYA, QUEZON. The March of the Farmers was launched at the municipality of Sariaya, Quezon. Walden Bello, known legislator and agrarian reform and rural development advocate, also one of the founders of Focus on the Global South and now a sen …

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You may sign this statement by clicking hereSuffering the brunt of the ongoing El Nino, more than 6 thousand farmers converged along a national highway in Kidapawan in the island of Mindanao in the Philippines on March 30 to demand 15,000 sacks of rice and financial subsidy promised to them six …

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Sign this statement using the form below.Suffering the brunt of the ongoing El Nino, more than 6 thousand farmers converged along a national highway in Kidapawan in the island of Mindanao in the Philippines on March 30 to demand 15,000 sacks of rice and financial subsidy promised to them six months …

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Some six thousand farmers*, including Lumads, from North Cotabato and their families marched to the Cotabato provincial high-way last week and staged a rally to ask the government for sacks of rice and emergency funds that should already have been released after the province was declared to be in a …

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