- Published on Friday, 23 October 2009 08:21
Women peasants rally commemorating the 2009 World Food Day, Indonesia
JAKARTA--About 100 women peasant member of Serikat Petani Indonesia (SPI) gathered at the Hotel Indonesia roundabout, Jakarta (16/10) commemorating the 2009 World Food Day. They were doing a peaceful rally by walking around the big fountain.
- Published on Thursday, 22 October 2009 05:53
Women peasants in Korea are furious. On October 20, 2009, around 200 women peasants of the Korean Peasant Women Association (KWPA) gathered at Yeuido in front of parliament, demanding a guarantee for rice prices and a resumption and legalization of rice aid to North Korea.
- Published on Friday, 16 October 2009 10:55
Watch this video on soy monoculture, Monsanto, GMOs and the people struggle for land and life!
- Published on Friday, 16 October 2009 08:50
The international and multinational companies are our common enemies. Those companies are the ones that control the world economy. They manage the big distribution and take part more exactly in the extension of polluting industries that compete between themselves.
At the present time in Haiti, certain organisations like for instance : * Foundation CHIBAS-Haïti (www.chibas-bioenergy.org); *Foundation Jatropha* and* Jatropha Pepinyè *are very determined and interested in buying the most productive lands of the country for jatrofa plantation. They had their first conference on june 23-24, 2009 . The conference was titled : « Conference of organizers and actors of jatrofa field in Haiti». We, members of Via Campesina, have organized parallel in front of the hotel a sit-in against this project which has a negative feed back on this conference. We won a battle but not the war.