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03 Dec: International Day of Action for Life and Against Agrotoxics

This ‘International Day of Action for Life and Against Agrotoxics’ La Via Campesina, in association with Heinrich Böll Stiftung, is releasing a short video that highlights the promise of peasant agroecological practices, which is based on centuries of evidence and expertise. Watch it here>

New Film : The Feast/Tong-Tong

La Via Campesina and ZINTV present "The Feast"/"Tong-Tong", a film produced collectively by Anne-Sophie Guillaume, Thomas Michel and Papis Coly What is it like to be a young peasant farmer in Senegal at a time when the authorities and the transnationals are grabbing farmland, parceling it out among them, and turning peasants into farm labourers?... Read more →

#8M2021 Against the Virus of Patriarchy and Capitalism, the Vaccine of Feminism and Solidarity!

This coming March on the 8th, the International Women’s Day, organized in our diversity and together with one single voice we declare: Against the Virus of Patriarchy and Capitalism, the Vaccine of Feminism and Solidarity!, while highlighting the essential role of rural women and peasants as a whole. Therefore, we call on our member organizations,... Read more →

10 September | International Day of Action Against WTO and FTAs

On 10 September 2003 and outside the WTO Ministerial meeting venue in Cancun Mexico, Lee Kyung Hae, a small-scale rice producer and peasant activist from South Korea, martyred himself by stabbing in the chest, to protest the neo-liberal policies pushed by the World Trade Organisation (WTO). Lee acted in revolt because he was among the... Read more →

16 October | Food Sovereignty is Land, Water, Seeds, Bread and Solidarity!

Call to humanity to take action for food sovereignty On October the 16th, we celebrate 25 years of envisioning food sovereignty. This 25-year celebration and reflections are happening at a time when the planet and humanity is facing unprecedented crisis upon crisis. Climate change ravages the planet and biodiversity loss at catastrophic levels. Pollution is... Read more →

25 November | International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women

This November 25, 2021 – Global Day of Action for the Elimination of Violence against Women, La Via Campesina calls to organize actions to raise awareness, give visibility, stand in solidarity and denounce the alarming violence experienced by women, children and LGBTQIA* people worldwide; a violence that has only worsened with the COVID-19 pandemic. Today,... Read more →