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
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
Agrarian reform, agro-ecology, and integration were topics discussed between the MST and the vice-president-elect of Colombia
The Brazilian theologian discusses the direction of society, the need to save the people and the planet, and Pope Francis
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.
Despite crippling, unilateral sanctions and globally rising food prices, hunger levels in Nicaragua have been falling. How has this been achieved?
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
In five years of Pueblo a Pueblo, 1,500 tons of food was distributed to more than 300,000 families throughout the country
The conflict began on September 2 after a court order from the Justice Ministry. The case is related to land reform
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
Police destroyed 20-year-old homes and agroecological crops during the violent eviction