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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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La Via Campesina farmers are cooling the planet

Source: http://viacampesina.org/en/index.php/actions-and-events-mainmenu-26/-climate-change-and-agrofuels-mainmenu-75/1350-governments-produce-blank-pages-in-doha-for-planet-s-future-la-via-campesina-farmers-are-cooling-the-planet Governments produce blank pages in Doha for planet’s future; La Via Campesina farmers are cooling the planet Published on Friday, 07 December 2012 08:18 La Via Campesina – Press release (Jakarta, 6 December 2012) – As the climate … Continue reading

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A new report on peasant and farmer mobilization against land grabbing

(Bamako, 7 May 2012) The National Coordination of Peasant Organizations (CNOP) of Mali and La Via Campesina have today published a new report on the mobilization of social movements against land grabbing. Land grabs jeopardize food sovereignty and threaten sustainable … Continue reading

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In Defence of Food Sovereignty: Stop Water Grabbing!

Declaration of La Via Campesina in the Alternative World Water Forum, 22 March 2012 We, as peasants’ and farmers’ organizations from countries all over the world, members of La Via Campesina, met between the 12th and 17th of March 2012, … Continue reading

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Innovation and research in agriculture: priority to sustainable family farming

Source: Gérard Choplin, European Coordination Via Campesina, Brussels, 6 March 2012 Agro-ecology or agro-fuels? Sustainable family farming or sustainable intensification? Farmers seeds or GM seeds? Pastures or dairy factories? Local plant protein or soy? Soil organic matter or methanization? Rotation … Continue reading

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U.N. Human Rights Council Exhorted to Defend Peasants’ Rights

By Isolda Agazzi Source: http://ipsnews.net/news.asp?idnews=107017 GENEVA, Mar. 9, 2012 (IPS) – Decades after peasants’ networks have advocated for a new legal instrument to protect the rights of small farmers to land, seeds, traditional agricultural knowledge and freedom to determine the … Continue reading

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