Agroecology
Tanzania farmers Tanzanian farmers mobilize for agroecology, food sovereignty and Pan-Africanism

On November 17-18, over 400 smallholder farmers gathered for the 27th annual meeting of MVIWATA or the National Network of Small-Scale Farmers Groups in Tanzania. Peoples Dispatch spoke to them about their struggle for dignity and justice

Ending hunger, reviving agriculture: The MST’s vision for post-election Brazil

João Pedro Stedile of the MST talks about the impact of four years of Jair Bolsonaro’s presidency on the agriculture sector and how it can be revived. He explains the MST’s proposals including urgent measures to alleviate hunger

“Dialogue among family,” says MST leader on meeting with Colombian Vice President Francia Márquez

Agrarian reform, agro-ecology, and integration were topics discussed between the MST and the vice-president-elect of Colombia

“Lula knows that the ecological question is strategic and fundamental,” says Leonardo Boff

The Brazilian theologian discusses the direction of society, the need to save the people and the planet, and Pope Francis

Community at the heart of hunger struggle in South Africa

Communal gardens and farming enterprises are the beginning of sustainable food sovereignty in South Africa, but a basic income grant is essential to address hunger in the shorter term.

How did Nicaragua reduce hunger and malnutrition?

Despite crippling, unilateral sanctions and globally rising food prices, hunger levels in Nicaragua have been falling. How has this been achieved?

Hunger and food production in Nicaragua: how do we feed the people?

As hunger and food insecurity increases globally, the Sandinista government in Nicaragua has been working for the last decade to strengthen local food production and ensure food sovereignty in the face of sanctions

Agro-ecology project links peasant production to urban communes in Venezuela

In five years of Pueblo a Pueblo, 1,500 tons of food was distributed to more than 300,000 families throughout the country

The National Guard and the MST in the state of Bahia: Understand what’s happening

The conflict began on September 2 after a court order from the Justice Ministry. The case is related to land reform

Noam Chomsky and Vijay Prashad denounce eviction of families from Quilombo Campo Grande

Dozens of movements and organizations across the world have denounced the eviction of 450 families from Quilombo Campo Grande and manifested their solidarity with the MST

After 60 hours of resistance, MST camp is violently evicted

Police destroyed 20-year-old homes and agroecological crops during the violent eviction

Police set fire to MST camp during eviction

The 450 landless families have been resisting the eviction for more than 30 hours in the state of Minas Gerais