Reports & Briefings

Bogotá’s medical care centres for drug addicts

Julián Quintero
January 2013
Briefing - Drug Law Reform Series Nr 22

The opening in September 2012 of the first centre for drug addicts in Bogota is a welcome first step towards more humane and effective drug policies in Colombia’s capital city, but to be effective needs to be integrated into proper overall drugs strategy.

Exploring the Dialectic of Labor Rights and Food Sovereignty

Jennifer S. Bowles
January 2013

Should the principles of food sovereignty be folded into the construction and enforcement of labor and employment laws? How can workers´ rights as envisioned by the ILO be coupled with fundamental precepts of food sovereignty in everyday working life at the site of food production?

Between empty lots and open pots

Jessica Clendenning & Wolfram Dressler
January 2013

As world food prices threaten expanding urban populations, there is a greater need for poor people to have access to and claims over how and where food is produced and distributed in cities. This is especially the case in marginalised urban settings. The global movement for food sovereignty has been one attempt to reclaim rights and participation in the food system and challenge corporate food regimes.

Life in a Shrimp Zone

Kasia Paprocki & Jason Cons
January 2013

What are the class-differentiated implications of food sovereignty in a zone of ecological crisis—Bangladesh’s coastal Khulna district? Much land in this deltaic zone that had previously been employed for various forms of peasant production has been overrun and transformed by the introduction of brackish-water shrimp aquaculture.

Food sovereignty in Ecuador

January 2013

What is the impact of collective actions for the institutionalization of the principles of food sovereignty in Ecuador?

Institutionalizing Food Sovereignty in Ecuador

Karla Peña
January 2013

As one of the first nations to incorporate food sovereignty as a constitutional right, Ecuador is an interesting case study to further our understanding of the food sovereignty conceptual framework.

Food Regimes, Race and The Coloniality of Power

Shoshana Devra Perrey
January 2013

This paper centers the food regime as a critical tool for understanding state hegemony, and invokes the introduction of racial categorization to further extend the powerful role of states’ formations historically.

Food Sovereignty: A skeptical view

Henry Bernstein
January 2013

This paper attempts to identify and assess some of the key elements that ‘frame’ Food Sovereignty.

What Place for International Trade in Food Sovereignty?

Kim Burnett & Sophia Murphy
January 2013

International agricultural commodity trade is central to the livelihoods of millions of farmers across the globe, and to most countries’ food security strategies. Yet global trade policies are contributing to food insecurity and are undermining livelihoods.

Farmers, Foodies & First Nations: Getting to Food Sovereignty in Canada

Annette Aurélie Desmarais & Hannah Wittman
January 2013

This article explores the various meanings of food sovereignty developed by distinct actors in Canada to better understand existing challenges, tensions, convergences and divergences in developing a national movement for food sovereignty.

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