In October, we continued to promote international solidarity, denouncing the violation of human and peasants’ rights. In the framework of the Day of Action for Peoples’ Food Sovereignty and against transnational corporations #16oct23, many actions of training, exchange and denunciation took place around the world.
This month, La Via Campesina expressed its deep sadness and solidarity following the tragic earthquake that struck Morocco and Storm Daniel with its monstrous floods that have deeply devastated Libya, particularly the city of Derna.
In August, we reactivated the call for our 8th International Conference, scheduled for 1st to 8th December 2023 in Bogota, Colombia. Our theme for the conference, “In the face of global crises, we build Food Sovereignty to ensure a future for humanity”, captures the updates and alerts we present in this edition of the newswrap, which contains news from Asia, Africa, Europe and the Americas.
July has been a month of global mobilisations in defence of peasant rights, and denouncing corporate food systems and the Free Trade Agreements. Many exchanges and trainings were organised focusing on preparing for the 8th International Conference (#8ConfLVC) and promoting Peasant Agroecology.
The June edition of the news wrap brings you updates and alerts from Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Americas. This includes a migration forum in Morocco, new cases of criminalization, and many different peasant struggles in many countries. Trainings in Mali, and much more.
The May edition of the news wrap carries updates about global solidarity actions, 30th year anniversary celebrations, land rights advocacy, webinars, and fairs held by members worldwide.Additionally, an abridged version of this News Wrap will soon be available as a Podcast on Spotify.
The April edition of the news wrap brings you updates and alerts from Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Americas. This includes a feminist encounter in Central America, a forum on land struggles in Mali, a forestry and agroforestry workshop in Scotland, and much more.
The month of March was marked by a series of mobilizations of peasant and indigenous organizations members of La Via Campesina, demanding an immediate and unconditional end to the criminalization and persecution of their struggles.
The February News Wrap includes alerts and updates from LVC members worldwide, featuring news on a new research report about BPOC peasant experiences, and more!
The latest issue of La Via Campesina’s monthly news wrap is out! This month’s edition warns of growing repression against social movements and highlights initiatives by members of the global peasant movement to promote food sovereignty.