Press Invitation: second Nyéléni Europe Forum for Food Sovereignty, 26-30 October 2016, Romania

We are happy to invite media representatives to come and cover the 2nd Nyéléni Europe Forum for Food Sovereignty – the biggest ever convergence of Pan-European food sovereignty movements. Up to 1,000 people from 42 countries – small-scale farmers, fishers, pastoralists, consumers, urban gardeners, indigenous peoples, researchers, agricultural workers, environmentalists, human rights defenders and trade...
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FROM UNIFORMITY TO DIVERSITY

The International Panel of Experts on Sustainable Food Systems (IPES-Food) brings together expert voices representing different disciplines and different types of knowledge, to inform the policy debate on how to reform food systems across the world. They recently published a comprehensive study (June 2016) : From uniformity to diversity: A paradigm shift from industrial agriculture to diversified...
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CSA in Norway

By Elizabeth Henderson Marte Guttulsrod and Alexandra Devik introduce the new symbol for the Oikos CSA network. Oikos – Organic Norway paid me the great honor of inviting me to be the keynote speaker for their second annual CSA conference, June 23 in Oslo. The gathering took place in a building called Sentralen that looked...
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5th National AMAP meeting

The French Community Supported Agriculture movement (AMAP) facing domestic challenges, hopes for European support By Jocelyn Parot, General Secretary of Urgenci Urgenci, the European CSA movement, and how to connect the different levels of action for Food Sovereignty ranked high among the hot topics discussed at the 5th National AMAP Meeting in Castres, Southern France,...
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CSA in West Africa

Africa has always been a continent where Agroecology was practiced before the introduction of chemical inputs in the 1990s. This is when peasants turned to ‘conventional’ agriculture. Many African small-scale producers are now trying to return to Agroecology, to grow crops that are healthy both for humans and the environment and to win food sovereignty....
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FAO consultation with Civil Society and FAO Regional Conference

57 organisations, mainly social movements, from all over Europe and Central Asia came together in Antalya for the FAO European and Central Asian Consultation with civil society. All constituencies were represented (farmers, fishers, pastoralists, Indigenous Peoples, consumers, workers, NGOs, women and youth, as well as the three regions of Eastern and Western Europe and Central...
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New report “European CSA Overview” released by the European CSA research group!

The Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) movement is being increasingly recognized for offering an alternative to the unsustainable industrial food system and thus as a concrete approach in the transition towards agroecology and food sovereignty. In the “European CSA Overview”, the European CSA Research Group combines the knowledge of actors from 22 European countries. All these...
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