Common Dreams Editorial By Christopher Cook
May 17, 2013
By Christopher D. Cook, May 13, 2013
Call for Nominations
“Food sovereignty is the right of peoples to healthy and culturally appropriate food produced through ecologically sound and sustainable methods, and their right to define their own food and agriculture systems.”
17th April: Hundreds of actions around the world to celebrate the International Day of Peasants’ Struggles
(Jakarta, 16th April 2013) Small-scale farmers and their allies are celebrating the International Day of Peasant's Struggle tomorrow, 17th of April 2013, organizing hundreds of actions and demonstrations all over the globe.
This event commemorates the massacre of 19 landless farmers demanding access to land and justice in 1996 in Brazil (1).