Agroecology and Peasants’Seeds

Bangladesh : Peasant movements intensifies the struggle against ‘Golden Rice’

BAFLF general secratery Abdul Mazid stated that the multinational companies have targeted Bangladesh as laboratory for the trail of their GM crops and using people and farmers as guinea-pigs for their own interest.

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Agroecology workshop for young peasants: Karnataka, India

La Via Campesina South Asia, in its efforts to develop a cadre of young leaders that can take up work on agroecology in the region, recently concluded a regional agroecology youth training camp from Dec 14th to 20th at Amritabhoomi

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Finally, UN General Assembly adopts Peasant Rights declaration! Now focus is on its implementation

Today, 17 December 2018, the 73 Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA 73)… Read more →

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Publication: Seed Stories | Fighting Against the Privatisation of Life

Seeds have a special place in the struggle for food sovereignty. These small grains are… Read more →

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Why the world is worried about this new biotechnology

This article by Richard Mahapatra first appeared on DownToEarth on 29 November 2018 With just… Read more →

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The biotech industry is trying to block the UN Conference on Biodiversity, but it won’t block farmers

Despite lengthy negotiations, the 14th Conference of Parties of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)… Read more →

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Peasants demand moratoria on untested corporate technologies that threaten biodiversity, food sovereignty, and peasant’s rights at the Convention on Biodiversity COP in Egypt

At CBD COP 14, La Via Campesina joined our allies MAELA as part of the… Read more →

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UNITED NATIONS: Third Committee approves the UN Declaration on the Rights of Peasants and Other People Working in Rural Areas

PRESS RELEASE | LA VIA CAMPESINA 19 November. Monday, [NEW YORK] The Third Committee (Social,… Read more →

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Farmers’ varieties are essential to the future of food says new ZIMSOFF case study

 Summary: Increasing the availability of agro-biodiversity will become more and more important, not only in the… Read more →

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No one can teach the farmers what is good for us or can talk on our behalf, especially on GMOs

MVIWATA Press release The Guardian Article titled ‘’New Push in Pipeline for acceptance of GMO… Read more →

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