What EXPO Didn’t Tell You – Markets, Democracy and Rights, for healthy, sustainable food for all

Essay hall of the School of Economics and Business Studies, Rome 3 University Via Silvio D’Amico 77, Rome

Is the production of healthy, local food, by farming families using environmentally-friendly techniques an archaic model, bound to be left behind by modernity and by precision agriculture?  Programme (pdf) Will it really be necessary to produce more food to feed the planet in 2050? Who is to blame for food waste in global food production […]

Kick Off Meeting Nyéléni Europe in Paris

CICP 21 Rue Voltaire, Paris

Time: 8th of December 2015, 10.00 until 20.00 (a more detailed agenda of the meeting will circulate soon) Venue: CICP, 21 rue Voltaire 75011 Paris. Metro Station Rue des Boulets (line 9) We are still determined to maintain the voices of civil society in Paris. We will be stepping up in solidarity, making it clear […]

Cooling the Planet: Frontline Communities lead the struggle

Salle Olympe de Gouge 15 Rue Merlin, Paris

A public meeting by the Global Convergence of Land and Water Struggles Small-scale food producers and consumers, including peasants, indigenous peoples, hunters and gatherers, family farmers, rural workers, herders and pastoralists, fisherfolk and urban people – the frontline communities – are increasingly confronted by the grabbing of natural resources and by systematic violations of human […]

Refroidir la planète : Les communautés en première ligne des changements climatiques mènent la lutte (Fr)

Salle Olympe de Gouge 15 Rue Merlin, Paris

Réunion publique avec la Convergence globale des luttes pour la terre et l'eau Les petits producteurs alimentaires et les consommateurs, notamment les paysans, les populations autochtones, les chasseurs et les cueilleurs, les agriculteurs familiaux, les travailleurs ruraux, les éleveurs nomades et sédentaires, les pêcheurs et les populations urbaines — les communautés en première ligne — […]

Enfriando el planeta: las comunidades de la línea del frente encabezan la lucha

Salle Olympe de Gouge 15 Rue Merlin, Paris

Un encuentro público de la Convergencia Global de las Luchas por la Tierra y el Agua Los productores en pequeña escala, incluyendo a comunidades campesinas, cazadoras, recolectoras, de agricultura familiar, jornaleras, pastoras y pastoralistas, pescadoras, pueblos originarios, y gente de la ciudad —las comunidades de la línea del frente— se ven confrontados crecientemente por el […]

Food Otherwise Conference

Wageningen University, Orion Building Bronland 1, Wageningen

On the 12th and 13th of February the second edition of the Voedsel Anders (Food Otherwise) Conference will take place in Wageningen. FIAN Netherlands and TNI support this important conference financially and participates in the programme as part of the campaign ‘Hands on the Land for Food Sovereignty’. See the programme organised by FIAN Netherlands […]

Conference: The Right to Food, the Right to Natural Resources – Food Sovereignty from a Nordic Perspective

Birka Folkhögskola in Ås Östersund, Jämtland

Local and national control, ownership and possibilities to create higher value for local communities of land, water and other natural resources is a reality in Sweden and in other parts of the world. These necessary common assets that belong to all of us, are increasingly being looked upon as a commodity. We believe that it […]

TTIP: Trading away our food and farmers?

Press Club Rue Froissart 95, Brussels

Invitation to Breakfast event: TTIP: TRADING AWAY OUR FOOD AND FARMERS? Wednesday June 15th, 8h30-9h30 Location: Press Club – Rue Froissart 95, 1000 Brussels Since the early days of the WTO, farming has been one of the hottest potatoes in trade talks. The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) could have major impacts on farming […]