- Published on Saturday, 18 October 2008 23:23
(17 october 2008) Among the goals of the II International Youth Assembly of the Via Campesina are to reaffirm the struggle, to analyze the present political juncture of each region and to come to agreements and commitments for the next four years. This Thursday in Maputo, the capital of Mozambique, the analysis of the delegates from the different regions of the world pointed out that emigration, unemployment, and lack of political participation and education are among the salient characteristics of the current moment.
- Published on Thursday, 16 October 2008 00:04
(Maputo, October 15, 2008) We can only end the food crisis through the principles of food sovereignty and agroecology. This is the focus of the Vía Campesina in Maputo, as its 5th Congress gets underway with a Youth Assembly for rural youth from all over the world.
There are many young people who want to start out in agriculture using agroecological farming methods, based on autonomous principles of sustainable production and local marketing of produce. Current policies, however, make this difficult, and favour industrial production methods.
- Published on Thursday, 09 October 2008 23:54
- Published on Monday, 29 September 2008 21:48
THOSE WHO STAND WITH BOLIVIA, STAND FOR ALL PEOPLE, ALL THE TIME!
1. The dignified inhabitants of this Abya Yala (American) continent have been struggling for centuries to re-establish SUMAK KAWSAY (Living Fully)
that was seized from us by the invaders and subsequent colonizers. Throughout the ages they have murdered worthy leaders, usurped the wealth of the people and at the height of their greed, violated all human rights and those of Pachamama [Mother Earth], aided and abetted by members of the religious hierarchies who forged accords with the political and economic power in each historical period.