Alimento & Agricultura

Global Food Security needs States to Ally with Family Farmers

Topic: 
Food Sovereignty
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Agrarian & Environmental Justice
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South Africa’s most famous cleric, Desmond Tutu, in his inimitable style, once said, “If an elephant has its foot on the tail of a mouse, and you say that you are neutral, the mouse will not appreciate your neutrality.” His blunt speaking has particular relevance to important negotiations taking place in Rome this week at the United Nations Committee on World Food Security, which will define... Leer más

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State collaboration with family farmers is key to global food security

Topic: 
Peasant Movements
Food Sovereignty
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Agrarian & Environmental Justice
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Press release
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Amsterdam/Rome, 19 May 2014 – As  government representatives gather in Rome to discuss how to responsibly invest in agriculture in the context of an unprecedented wave of land grabbing, a new report by the Transnational Institute has chronicled working alternatives across the world that have succeeded in increasing food security while protecting family farmers, their communities and the... Leer más

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Susan George in BBC World Business Report

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Corporate Power
Trade & Investment
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En los medios
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Listen to the radio broadcast here, from min 14:10 - min 18.55. Find out about Susan George's latest publications, including her book 'How to win the Class War', also available now at our online bookstore.    

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Video: Las semillas de la discordia

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Topic: 
Manos Fuera de la Tierra
Programmes: 
Justicia Agraria y Ambiental
Subtitle: 
Acaparamiento de tierras en Mozambique
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Multi-media
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Comentario de Philip Seufert, de FIAN International... Leer más

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El acaparamiento global de tierras
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Seeds of discontent

Topic: 
Hands Off The Land
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Agrarian & Environmental Justice
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Multi-media
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In the northern province of Niassa, Mozambique, one company, Chikweti, set up with investments by Swedish and Norwegian churches and the Dutch pension fund, ABP is establishing large tree plantations. Chikweti not only promised their investors a large financial return, but also claimed it would deliver jobs, environmental protection and community development to the region. It seemed a win-win... Leer más

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Que las tierras estén en nuestras manos

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Topic: 
Acaparamiento de tierras y aguas
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Justicia Agraria y Ambiental
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En los medios
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Hoy día, el fenómeno de apropiación de tierras por parte de multinacionales, especuladores, fondos soberanos y fondos de inversión no se limita a países en vías de desarrollo. Según investigaciones de ONG como el Transnational Institute y Vía Campesina, compañías chinas han comprado grandes extensiones en Bulgaria y corporaciones de capital árabe son ya los principales productores agrícolas de... Leer más

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Land challenges in Europe: from landgrabbing to land reform

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Topic: 
Hands Off The Land
Programmes: 
Agrarian & Environmental Justice
Subtitle: 
Letter to MEPs on needed land policy reform
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Article
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The report Land Concentration, land grabbing and people's struggles in Europe, [1] written by the European Coordination Via Campesina and the Coalition Hands off the Land explores this issue. Based on case studies in 13 European countries, it reveals the absurdity of the current land tenure evolution in Europe. The report highlights that across Europe we are witnessing the acceleration of four... Leer más

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