- Published on Thursday, 18 December 2008 12:58
A dozen of farmers organisations en Haiti gathered on December 12, 2008 for a mass protest in the capital city Puerto Principe as part of a national campaign for Food Sovereignty. More on the Via Campesina Spanish and French Pages.
- Published on Thursday, 13 November 2008 20:53
Workshop on Food Sovereignty during the AEPF 7
A tough debate happens during the food sovereignty workshop in Asian – European People forum (AEPF7) in Beijing, China, October 15, 2008. The debate between the speaker from the China association of agricultural sciences (CAAS) with speakers from La via Campesina and FIAN International persevere about civil society position towards the UN comprehensive framework of action (CFA) on food crisis.
- Published on Thursday, 09 October 2008 23:54
- Published on Thursday, 09 October 2008 21:25
Press ReleaseIn the intergovernmental discussions on the FAO reform that take place in the run up to the next FAO Conference in November this year, some
governments are pushing to reduce the mandate of FAO and to skip any reference to fundamental human rights. Beside this, according to inside
sources, major donors are pushing FAO to stop managing projects in developing countries. They propose to divert those funds towards a
separate so called “trust fund” where donors directly decide which country will receive funds and for what purpose.