Thousands of farmers mobilized on Tuesday to raise longstanding demands including a Minimum Support Price for produce, loan waivers, and the scrapping of the Electricity Amendment Bill. As farmers approached the barricaded border between Punjab and Haryana, they were met with tear gas and water cannons.
“Out there they call us riff raff. But we are really organized. And we are able to build much more than people out there believe.”
Agrarian reform, agro-ecology, and integration were topics discussed between the MST and the vice-president-elect of Colombia
Peasant and fisherfolk activists were among the drivers of civil society mobilizations at the WTO Ministerial Conference, where they called for the withdrawal of the organization from the agricultural sector