This paper summarizes the discussions that took place in a meeting of representatives from peasant, fisher folk, indigenous peoples and rural women’s organizations, and civil society organizations...

Date posted: Wednesday, 2018 Apr 18th

Seeds are the lifeblood of agriculture. In the wake of increasing corporate control of seeds— where only 3 companies (Monsanto, DuPont/Pioneer, and Syngenta now control close to 60 percent...

Date posted: Monday, 2018 Apr 16th

This article is based on a forthcoming publication by Focus on the Global South, “Towards Human-Rights Based Tenure Governance in Asia: Perspectives, Challenges, and Strategies”

Date posted: Monday, 2018 Apr 16th

In the video Food Slave , Khieu Khoeum, farmer from Kampung Tbom in Cambodia narrates the challenges faced by farmers as they strive to make the land productive. 

Date posted: Monday, 2018 Apr 16th

Peasants march to commemorate 20 years since the Eldorado dos Carajas massacre. Photo by Shalmali Guttal - 2016

Date posted: Saturday, 2018 Apr 14th

States shall take all appropriate measures to eliminate all forms of discrimination against peasant women and other women working in rural areas in order to ensure, on the basis of equality...

Date posted: Saturday, 2018 Apr 14th

 

Date posted: Friday, 2018 Apr 13th

India - 12th March 2018 will be remembered as red-letter day in the history of farmers’ movement in Maharashtra. At the dawn of this day, a red sea of more than 50,000 farmers, laborers...

Date posted: Friday, 2018 Apr 13th

“International human rights law lays down obligations which States are bound to respect. By becoming parties to international treaties, States assume obligations and duties under...

Date posted: Thursday, 2018 Apr 12th

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