Food sovereignty
Women’s struggle in Nicaragua: from liberation fighters to building an alternative society

Erika Takeo and Rohan Rice reflect on the advancement of women in Nicaragua since the Sandinista revolution

S’bu Zikode: Food sovereignty from the perspective of the urban poor

Presentation by S’bu Zikode to the United Nations Food Systems Summit: A Critical dialogue with the UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food on 16 September 2021

Workers in India go on strike for living wages and social protection and other stories

Today we look at a strike by government scheme workers in India, a violent eviction drive by police in the Indian state of Assam, and more

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?

Food sovereignty: 25 years in the making

Jaime Amorim of La Via Campesina discusses the importance of food sovereignty as the pandemic induced global economic crisis has sent millions back to situations of hunger and misery

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

Green belts protection law, a road to food sovereignty in Argentina

The national deputy, Federico Fagioli, and peasant organizations are promoting a bill to protect, strengthen and regulate food production by family agricultural producers

Why should the Argentine government take over Vicentin?

Argentina’s elite has waged strong resistance to the possible state takeover of the Vicentin Agroindustrial Group, ignoring how this could contribute towards food sovereignty and help Argentina deal its foreign debt crisis

To combat “hunger pandemic” MST has donated more than 600 tons of food

Kelli Mafort, one of the movement’s leaders, reinforces the importance of solidarity in order to save lives

Argentine social movements propose a food sovereignty plan

Social movements seek to promote a law that allows the creation of a national public food company, it has received support from the ruling left-wing government of Frente de Todos

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