Jun Borras

Jun Borras
Jun Borras
Jun Borras

Saturnino 'Jun' M Borras Jr. is a political activist and academic who has been deeply involved in rural social movements in the Philippines and internationally since the early 1980s. Borras was part of the core organising team that established the international peasant movement La Via Campesina and has written extensively on land issues and agrarian movements. Jun is also Adjunct Professor, COHD at China Agricultural University, Beijing; a Fellow for Food First/Institute for Food and Development Policy in California and Coordinator for Initiatives in Critical Agrarian Studies (ICAS).

Role
Type of author: 
Fellow
Role/Title: 

Associate Professor in Rural Development at the Institute of Social Studies (ISS) and Editor-in-Chief of The Journal of Peasant Studies (JPS).

Expertise
Areas of expertise: 
Rural social movements; food sovereignty
Languages spoken: 

English, Tagalog, Bicolano, Conversational Cebuano

Honours/Awards: 

National Book Award (Social Sciences) in Philippines, 2009

Contact
Contact details: 

junborras[at]yahoo[dot]com;

borras[at]iss[dot]nl

Location: 
NS
Canada
44° 38' 46.4784" N, 63° 34' 24.8376" W

Location

NS
Canada
44° 38' 46.4784" N, 63° 34' 24.8376" W