FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva explains the urgent need to reduce hunger and malnutrition across the globe as the human right to food becomes a growing priority.
The Declaration on the Rights of Peasants and other People Working in Rural Areas, which was the product of some 17 years of diplomatic work led by the international peasant alliance La Via Campesina, formally extends human rights protections to farmers whose “seed sovereignty” is threatened by government and corporate practices.
Loren Cardeli, Founder and President of A Growing Culture (AGC), has worked closely with smallholder farmers around the world and helps consumers to reevaluate how their relationships with farmers.
Food Tank is celebrating World Day of Indigenous Peoples by highlighting five indigenous farming practices that are maintaining local biodiversity and enhancing global food security.
La Via Campensina, one of the world’s largest grassroots movements, is holding their seventh International Conference this July to advocate agroecology as the path towards Food Sovereignty.
Belize’s Ministry of Labor takes strong steps to address child labor nationwide. Advocacy efforts by Fairtrade sugar cane farmers were influential in the move.
Nineteen students affiliated with Ohio State Student/Farmworker Alliance (SFA) and Real Food OSU fasted for seven days in March to urge the administration of Ohio State University (OSU) to cut their contract with Wendy’s. The fast was a response to…