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  • Handbook on Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) for small-scale fishing communities

    Download Handbook on Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) for small-scale fishing communities The Handbook has been developed and published by International Collective in Support of Fisherworkers (ICSF) and Centro Internazionale Crocevia (CIC) with the support of SwedBio. Year of publication: 2021 Pages: 126 Authors: Ramya Rajagopalan Copy Editor: Sopan Joshi Editors: Manas Roshan and Stefano…
  • Civil Society Report on the use and implementation of the Tenure Guidelines

    Download: Download the Annex: Synthesis Report on Civil Society experiences regarding the use and implementation of the Tenure Guidelines and the challenge of monitoring CFS decisions. A Contribution of the Civil Society to the Global Thematic Event during the 43rd Session of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) and to developing an innovative mechanism…
  • Rogue Capitalism and the financialization of territories and nature

    Download: (pdf, 3.1 MB) Year of publication: 2020 Pages: #114 pp. Publisher: FIAN International, Transnational Institute, Focus on the Global South Abstract: Rural and urban communities around the globe are facing a dramatic increase in dispossession and destruction of their lands, rivers, pastures, forests, oceans, and homes. What is the reason for this dramatic increase? It…
  • Participatory photography against rogue capitalism in Kuna Yala

    Documentary work of photography and video that portrays the life of young Kuna people in their community, produced as part of the workshop on participatory photography and communication against rogue capitalism.  See video: Year of publication: 2020 Duration: 3:22 min. Authors: Movimiento de la Juventud Kuna, Kuna Yala, Panama; RUIDO Photo, Spain Publisher: International Planning Committee…
  • Urgent measures required against catastrophic chemical spill in Sri Lanka

    The Government, relevant agencies, and authorities must take immediate action to stop the devastation still being caused by the Express Pearl fire and prevent further such damage. The X-Press Pearl Containers Carrier, a container vessel registered under the Singaporean flag, after been on fire near the Port of Colombo, is now sunk. It transported containers…

  • A new Guide to advance Peasants’ and Indigenous Peoples’ Right to Seeds

    Protecting and elevating rural people’s rights is essential for food sovereignty in a context of climate change, rapid biodiversity loss and pandemics. A new guide sets out an innovative pathway to orient transformative policies at national and international levels. Peasants and Indigenous Peoples feed more than 70 percent of the world and are key agents…

  • Food Sovereignty in a time of pandemic

    When the World Health Organization (WHO) declared COVID-19 a Public Health Emergency of International Concern on 30 January 2020, few imagined the scale of the devastation that the disease would wreak across the world, or for how long it would last. As COVID-19 swung from country to country on its deadly course, it became clear…

  • Webinar – Implementing the SSF Guidelines: what we have learnt and what we need to do next

    The Voluntary Guidelines for Securing Sustainable Small-scale Fisheries in the Context of Food Security and Poverty Eradication (SSF Guidelines), endorsed by the FAO Committee on Fisheries (COFI) in 2014, provide a framework for small-scale fisheries governance and development. To support their implementation, a Global Strategic Framework (SSF-GSF) was put in place as a partnership mechanism giving…
  • Ten Years of Nyéléni – Much to celebrate!

    A decade ago, the movements of peasants, fisherfolk, shepherds, women, migrants, workers, young people, and indigenous peoples sowed a crucial seed in the defence of Food Sovereignty and the right to food - the Nyéléni Newsletter.  During this ten year germination period, we have shared challenges, experiences, reflections, and acts of unity. In recent times,…
  • SSF Guidelines and their implementation in Africa – Information Sharing Session 1

    Session 1 - The Voluntary Guidelines for Securing Sustainable Small-Scale Fisheries in the Context of Food Security and Poverty Eradication (SSF Guidelines): an important tool for sustainable development of small-scale fisheries The Africa Advisory Group of the Global Strategic Framework of the implementation of the Voluntary Guidelines for Securing Sustainable Small-Scale Fisheries in the Context…
  • FAO and CropLife “new strategic partnership”: IPC letter to the FAO’s Director General

    The IPC publishes here the letter that the 20th of November 2020 we sent to the attention of FAO’s Director General Qu Dongyu in the framework of the IPC – FAO Exchange of Letters that started in 2003. This letter came in reaction to the “new strategic partnership” between FAO and CropLife signed by the…
  • CSO Communication on the 32nd FAO Regional Conference for Europe and Central Asia

    CSO communication on the 32nd FAO Regional Conference for Europe and Central Asia On line event 21-23/10/2020   To download the PDF of the final report click  HERE Nyéléni ECA has successfully concluded the preparation workshops on 5th and 8th October; the CSO Consultation on 21-23 October with your precious contribution and participation. 5 spokespeople…