Food Sovereignty, A Manifesto For The Future Of Our Planet

It offers a vision for our collective future, and defines the principles around which we organize our daily living and co-exist with Mother Earth. It is a celebration of life and all the [...]

A World Without Hunger

By Vijay Prashad, Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research. -

On 1 October, the International Peoples’ Assembly (IPA), a network of over 200 social and political movements, had its public launch. The IPA owes its origin to a meeting held in Brazil in 2015 [...]

How Big Corporations And Bill Gates Took Over The UN Food Summit

By Camila Escalante, The Grayzone. -

This September 23, the United Nations holds its Food Systems Summit in New York. Under the guise of the UN system, and despite sleight-of-hand language about “equal opportunities,” this summit [...]

How Did Nicaragua Reduce Hunger And Malnutrition?

By People Dispatch. -

Despite crippling, unilateral sanctions and globally rising food prices, hunger levels in Nicaragua have been falling. The Sandinista government has been able to ensure people’s food needs are [...]

Declaration Of The Counter-Mobilization To Transform Corporate Food Systems

By Via Campesina. -

The only just and sustainable path forward is to immediately halt and transform corporate globalized food systems. The first step on this path is fully recognizing, implementing, and enforcing [...]

UN Food Systems Summit: Here Is Why We Are Boycotting It

By Elizabeth Mpfou and Edgardo Garcia, La Via Campesina. -

Yet, the organised peasant and indigenous movements from Asia, Africa, Europe and the Americas that collectively represent most of the world’s small-scale food producers have called for a total [...]

Nicaragua Is Teaching Us How To Put People Over Profits

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

Members of the Sanctions Kill coalition are currently in Nicaragua as guests of the Friends of the ATC (the Association of Rural Workers) to learn about the Sandinista Revolution and the impacts [...]

‘It’s A Beautiful Thing To Be Able To Feed Your Community’

By Frances Madeson, Nation of Change. -

A little over a year ago Abrianni Perry, a 28-year-old transplant from Houston, came to Cooperation Jackson to learn about cooperatives from people who’ve been doing it for decades. She’s been [...]

Feeding The People In Times Of Pandemic

By Rita Jill Clark-Gollub, Erika Takeo, and Avery Raimondo, COHA. -

In its 2019-2023 Strategic Plan for Nicaragua, the United Nations World Food Program said that “In the last decade… Nicaragua is one of the countries that has reduced hunger the most in the [...]

Food Sovereignty Policy Prevents Hunger In Nicaragua

By Yorlis Luna, Council on Hemispheric Affairs. -

Today, thanks to our peasant families and the public policies of the Sandinista government, Nicaragua is no longer on the hunger map. Instead, we are well on the way to food sovereignty because [...]

Cooperation Humboldt And The Solidarity Economy

By Margaret Kimberley, Intrepid Report. -

The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed all of the inconvenient truths about life in the United States. It is no longer possible to hide the disconnect between myths of a great and advanced society [...]

Seeds Of Resistance: The Fight For Food Sovereignty In Palestine

By Sandra Guimarães, Anne Paq, Equal Times -

Food sovereignty in Palestine is inextricably linked to the fight for self-determination. Land dispossession in Palestine began in 1948 when 78 percent of historical Palestine became Israel. [...]