Which markets and trade policies to increase food security and food sovereignty, strengthen local food systems and protect and strengthen small food producers?

This side event will kick off civil society’s preparations for the 2016 Open Ended Working Groups on 'Connecting Smallholders to Markets'. It will present concrete examples of local markets that benefit smallholders and local economies in Spain, Kenya and Central America and will illustrate policies that support them, like public procurement in India. Programme (pdf) […]

Training weekend: Food Sovereignty in Practice

Boerderij Buitenverwachting Vlietkade 2, Hoogmade

FIAN Netherlands, Otherwise, TNI, ILEIA and Toekomstboeren welcome you to participate in the training weekend ‘Food Sovereignty in Practice’, an inspiring exchange of alternatives to our current food system. The training weekend will take place on the organic farm Buitenverwachting near Leiden and is meant for both students, practitioners and (prospective) farmers who are interested […]

Nyéléni Europe Forum for Food Sovereignty


The second Nyéléni Europe Forum for Food Sovereignty will take place in Cluj-Napoca, Romania, from 26th – 30th of October 2016. Read the call to see how to get involved in the preparations and how to participate in the conference. The Nyéléni Forum brings together farmers, fishers, pastoralists, indigenous peoples, consumers, NGOs, trade unions, environmental, […]

Feeding Public Policies – International Seminar

San Sebastian, Basque Country

EHNE-Bizkaia, Bizilur and EHESK, together with support from Hands on the Land alliance partners TNI, FIAN and ECVC invite you to join the first International Seminar on Local Public Policies for Food Sovereignty. Register and see the programme on the seminar website! Under the banner of 'feeding public policies', the seminar will provide a space […]