Invitation to Press Conference: World´s Farmers Speak on Expo 2015


June 3rd 2015, from 1:30 to 2:30 pm

Terra Room of Expo dei popoli. (Fabbrica del Vapore, Via Giulio Procaccini, 4, Milano)

The international farmers movement La Via Campesina (LVC), one of the organizers of Expo dei Popoli 2015, presents its take on Expo Milano 2015 thanks to its representatives from.

Africa, Europe and Latin America. This press conference will be an opportunity to directly listen to the voices of farmers and local communities about the central themes covered in

Expo Milano 2015 : feeding the planet and energy for life.


Elizabeth Mpofu, Zimbabwe, General Coordinator of La Via Campesina

Hanny Van Geel, The Netherland, Member of La Via Campesina European Committee

Esperanza de Jesus Ruiz Vallejos, Nicaragua, Secretary General of the farmers’ organization ATC-Matagalpa

Andrea Ferrante, Italy, Member of La Via Campesina European Committee

Speakers will be available for interviews

Official Hashtag: #peoplesexpo #laviacampesina #ecvc #foodsovereignty

For further informations contact:

Elisa Caricato +32 495 345980 –

Federica Toscano +39 333 7217660 –