The Institute for Food and Development Policy/Food First analyzes the root causes of global hunger, poverty, and ecological degradation and develops solutions in partnership with movements working for social change.
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In the spotlight
by Saturnino M. Borras, Jr., Jennifer Franco and Chunyu Wang
This brief provides crucial context for understanding land grabbing and discusses three political tendencies in global land governance. Understanding these tendencies is critical if transnational movements are to carry out effective advocacy campaigns against land grabbing. This is the second brief in the Land & Sovereignty in the Americas series, co-published by Food First and the Transnational Institute.
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June 13, 2013, Jakarta, Indonesia
La Via Campesina Press release
La Via Campesina, the global movement of mass based peasant organizations, will soon come to the end of its 6th global conference that is being held from the 9-13 June at the Padepokan Pencak Silat Indonesia, Taman Mini in Jakarta, Indonesia. The movement has made crucial decisions regarding it future strategies, new members, new coordinators and other important internal issues.