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"We small farmers and indigenous peoples are in grave danger. We will disappear if things continue like this. Who will feed people then?” —Josie Riffaud, French farmer and Vía Campesina member
By Tanya Kerssen
Food First Backgrounder Vol. 19 No. 4, Winter 2013-14, SPECIAL ISSUE
More than 70% of the world's farmers are women; a fact few people realize.
Just 2% of land is owned by women.
Press release by Via Campesina, Harare, March 7, 2014
Olivier de Schutter speaks at a conference organized by the Yale University Agrarian Studies Program and The Journal of Peasant Studies in collaboration with Food First, Initiatives in Critical Agrarian Studies/International Institute of Social Studies (The Hague), Transnational Institute (Amsterdam), the Yale Sustainable Food Project, and Yale South Asian Studies, with support from Kempf Fund.
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