La Via Campesina’s Annual Report | 2022

In 2022, LVC voiced strong demands and proposals to address the global crises in the short and long term. The easing of travel restrictions allowed peasant and indigenous leaders to travel to spaces of policy-framing and decision making, to make themselves heard and be counted.

On May Day the NFU Calls for Action on Migrant Rights and UNDROP

The National Farmers Union (NFU) calls on the federal government to immediately adopt the 2018 UN Declaration on the Rights of Peasants and Other People Working in Rural Areas (UNDROP), which defines the rights that must be upheld to ensure that a diversity of food producers are respected and have their voices heard, and which Canada has yet to support.

President Widodo expands the application of agroecological agriculture and continues organic fertilizer subsidies

President Joko Widodo highlighted the importance of fertilizer availability, particularly for strategic food, in preserving food sovereignty in the face of present global difficulties. According to him, the use of organic fertilizers not only addresses the issue of chemical fertilizer shortage and expensive cost, but also increases agricultural production in the country and maintains soil fertility levels.