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30 April 2016

International Conference of Agrarian Reform: Marabá Declaration

Who are we? People who struggle for territory We are more than 130 representatives of La Via Campesina member organizations and allies from four continents, 10 regions and 28 countries of the world. We are here in Marabá, Pará, Brazil, to analyze, reflect and continue our collective processes to develop our ideas,...

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25 March 2015

International Forum on Agroecology Declaration brings common understanding of agroecology

31 October 2014

Special Grassroots voices section prepared by LRAN

This special Grassroots Voices (GV) section includes a variety of contributions that illustrate major changes over the last 20 years in the thinking of rural social movements concerning agrarian reform, land and territory, particularly in the case of La Via Campesina (LVC). It is motivated and informed by a...

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29 January 2014

Food sovereignty and agroecology

The transnational rural social movement La Vía Campesina has been critically sustained and shaped by the encounter and diálogo de saberes (dialog among different knowledges and ways of knowing) between different rural cultures (East, West, North and South; peasant, indigenous, farmer, pastoralist and rural...

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25 September 2013

Media release of La Via Campesina ∕ Grain ∕ ETC

(Harare, 23 September 2013) La Vía Campesina, GRAIN and ETC welcome a new UNCTAD report which states that farming in rich and poor nations alike should shift from monoculture towards greater varieties of crops, reduced use of fertilizers and other inputs, greater support for small-scale farmers, and more locally...

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14 September 2013

Re-thinking agrarian reform, land and territory in La Via Campesina

5 September 2013

From Maputo to Jakarta

In the present volume we provide some of the key documents produced over these past five years, which give a feel for both the political struggle to defend sustainable peasant agriculture and the practical process of supporting the agroecology processes being carried out by member organizations and regions....

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28 July 2013

International Seminar on Public Policy for Food Sovereignty

Facing an international conjuncture in which several organizations of La Via Campesina (LCV) assess openness to dialogue by their national governments, recognizing the long and diverse experiences in public policies of their organizations, on September 28th through 30th of 2012, LVC convened the International...

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12 April 2013

"If we rely on corporate seed, we lose food sovereignty"

GROWING POWER IN PEASANT SEEDS SYSTEMS: Farmers seeds and struggle against GMOs, AGRA- 2nd Green Revolution Report on a workshop at the World Social Forum in Tunis to analyse and build strategies to strengthen peasant seed systems, and challenge the forces and technologies that undermine them (GMOs, AGRA and...

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13 February 2013

Global Campaign to End Violence against Women

Via Campesina International, by means of this booklet, hopes to encourage debate and reflection concerning a subject that unfortunately is part of the daily life of many women all around the world: the phenomenon violence against women, systematically silenced, naturalized and made invisible by capitalist...

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