If you are a journalist covering food, agriculture, climate justice and related issues, our conference offers an opportunity to understand the latest developments, debates and practices in over 80 countries around the world.
Every action counts in this moment. We request all our members, allies and friends to read the PETITION, SIGN and email it to the concerned departments in your government, as well as the UN Secretary-General calling upon all of them to act in the interest of humanity.
Explore the heart of the International Conferences of La Via Campesina, where voices unite, struggles converge, and a better world is shaped. Discover the history, purpose, and challenges of these gatherings as we build food sovereignty to secure a future for humanity.
The deprivation of water is not just a violation of basic human rights but also a testament to the ongoing oppression faced by the Palestinian people. Gaza main freshwater source cannot meet daily demands because of high salinity and pollution most of the water is undrinkable.
We’re thrilled to unveil our official song for the 8th International Conference, igniting passion and unity in our incredible peasant movement. The global peasant movement La Vía Campesina convenes this conference in Bogotá, Colombia, from 1 to 8 December 2023.
Today, on 16 October, the day of struggle for food sovereignty for our peoples, we, the Movement for Land and Agrarian Reform, stand with the small farmers who feed us every day while fighting the debt and climate crises, while being evicted from their land, denied water and their seeds.
The UNFSS and Dakar 2 Summit sought to initiate a global process of food system transformation, but their approaches have been strongly criticized as undemocratic, opaque and illegitimate.
According to a leak, the Mercosur counterproposal lacks detail and includes requests for a mechanism to balance trade concessions. Some believe that Mercosur would like to have higher quotas for agricultural products that are not included in the Regulation on deforestation-free products (EUDR)..
The International Women’s Assemblies have been a very important collective and strategic construction in these 30 years of La Via Campesina. From their territories, peasant women write a history of struggling against capitalism, colonialism, agribusiness, patriarchy, racism and the advance of fascism in the world.
We are deeply shocked and outraged by the escalation of crimes against humanity committed by the Israeli occupation in the Gaza Strip and the West Bank. As a global peasant movement, we firmly reject violence against civilians and military conflict to resolve disputes.