Category Archives: International solidarity

Reclaim the Fields European Assembly 2017

You are invited to join the European assembly of Reclaim the Fields 2017, which will take place in Freiburg-im-Breisgau, Germany, between 18th and 22nd of January 2017. The meeting will be hosted by the community-supported agriculture project Gartencoop and will … Continue reading

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Climate Camp in the Rhineland Coal Fields

Call Out to the Climate Camp in the Rhineland Coal Fields 07. – 17.08.2015 OR: How to stop Climate Change: 1| Come to the Climate Camp: (Climate) Camps are the heart of the climate movement. There will be workshops, action … Continue reading

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Frackanpanda – Anti-Fracking Camp in the Basque Country this July

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Ground Control Camp

Ground Control is an agriculture and climate action camp that will take place in the area of Amsterdam, from July 1st to 8th 2015. Check out the website to find all the information you need to get ready for an … Continue reading

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Brazil’s Landless Movement Destroys GMO Eucalyptus Seedlings, Occupies GMO Meeting

March 5th, 2015 This morning about 300 peasants organized by La Via Campesina occupied the meeting of the Brazil National Biosafety Technical Commission (CTNBio), which was convening to discuss the release of three new varieties of transgenic plants in Brazil … Continue reading

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Free-trade deal threatens UK Food Security

Farmers and growers from the Landworkers’ Alliance will protest in London on the 12th July calling for the free trade negotiations between the EU and the US to be scrapped. The controversial Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) is the … Continue reading

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RTF international gathering, Germany, 28th August – 6th Sep.

A call for UK Solidarity! Reclaim the Fields and AusgeCO2hlt invite you to an actioncamp in Rhineland, close to Cologne (Germany), from 23.8. until 6.9. 2013. For three days we will take collective direct action against the open cast mining … Continue reading

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Land concentration and land grabbing are occurring and reaching blatant levels in Europe

Land concentration and land grabbing do not occur only in developing countries in the South; in fact, both are underway in Europe today. A new report by European Coordination Via Campesina and Hands off the Land network shows that land … Continue reading

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Via Campesina Africa Solidarity Statement on the farmworkers mobilization in South Africa

Stop rural slavery! Respect the farmworkers! (Maputo 14th January 2013) – During the month of November last year, the world watched farmworkers strikes, particularly those working in vinyards, in the Western Cape Province, in South Africa. They were protesting against … Continue reading

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Comrade Maria : Here! Now and forever

Source: http://viacampesina.org/en/index.php/main-issues-mainmenu-27/women-mainmenu-39/1353-comrade-maria-here-now-and-forever Statement of the International Commission of Women of La Via Campesina January 10, 2013. Dear comrades, We are writing to you from the International Commission of Women (CIM) of La Via Campesina with tremendous pain in our hearts. … Continue reading

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