La Via Campesina and the Path to Food Sovereignty

La Via Campesina and the Path to Food Sovereignty

La Via Campesina brings together 200 million farmers from 70 countries around the globe. As a movement, it’s mission is to give a voice to all agricultural workers, in an effort to empower independent and small-scale farmers “as a way to promote social justice and dignity.” Food sovereignty is the cornerstone to La Via Campesina, and the decentralized organizational structure of the movement puts a country’s right to protect it’s local food production at the forefront.

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This source leaves out the "Farm Justice" side of Food Sovereignty. See "Food Sovereignty as Government Intervention: The View of Via Campesina and US Family Farmers" http://thecontributor.com/food-sovereignty-government-intervention-view-...

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