The world’s most powerful nations are bent on perpetuating hunger and inequality by accelerating plunder & destruction of the planet. Rural peoples struggle to break free from their imperialist grip.
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Why is the Food Systems Summit silent on corporate land grabs?
Indeed, there is a need, as the Asia Peasant Coalition puts it, for the farmers “to organize and mobilize for our own people’s summit together with other marginalized and oppressed sectors that suffer the gravest hunger and poverty because of imperialist control and domination over the world’s food and agriculture.”
Famine at the shores
As the world grapples with the continuously unfolding crises in public health, economy, and food security, fishing communities face exacerbated hunger, job insecurity, and uncertainty of survival.
‘So That Everyone Can Eat, Produce It Here’: Food Sovereignty and Land Reform in Haiti
By BEVERLY BELL Commondreams.org International Posted by Bulatlat.com Doudou Pierre is on the coordinating committee of the National Haitian Network for Food Sovereignty and Food Security (RENHASSA). He is also a member of the International Coordinating Committee for Food Sovereignty, organized by Vía Campesina, the worldwide coalition of small farmer organizations. In addition, he is…
Reverse Philippines’s Dependence on Food Imports
The Philippines has become too dependent on food importation to make up for its shortfalls in domestic production and should reverse this trend. BY IBON FOUNDATION Posted by Bulatlat Vol. VIII, No. 9, April 6-12, 2008 The Philippines has become too dependent on food importation to make up for its shortfalls in domestic production and…