Food Sovereignty

Regional event celebrating the Decade for Family Farming in Europe and Central Asia

The European Coordination Via Campesina (ECVC) participated to the regional event entitled The future of… Read more →

India: Peasant Movements to scrutinise and expose the dangers of RCEP Trade Agreement

The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) is a free trade partnership, which will open India’s… Read more →

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.

Thousands protest in Berlin against industrialised agriculture

While the “Grüne Woche” international agricultural fair was taking place in the German capital, the… Read more →

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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Nyéléni Newsletter: Food Sovereignty at the rural – urban interface

The rural-urban interface is a complex social space where politics and culture are in constant… Read more →

Brazil: Do not drink coffee from those who expel peasants from the land! Join this campaign!

These companies buy coffee from one of the biggest coffee producers in Brazil, João Faria… Read more →

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 →