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  • Presentation of Naseegh Jaffer (WFFP) and Manas Roshan (ICSF) to the Side Event 120 of CFS 46

    On the occasion of the 46th meeting of the Committee on Food Security, Manas Roshan from ICSF and Naseegh Jaffer form WFFP were invited to speak as panellists to the SE120 Treasures of the oceans and inland waters – ensuring food security and nourishing nations: Gaining and sharing knowledge in the Decade of Action on…

  • IPC Handbook

    IPC Handbook

    This handbook is intended to provide a brief synthesis of the history of the IPC and a description of its present organization and ways of working in its inter face with international intergovernmental processes relevant to food sovereignty.

    The purpose is to provide useful background information to people from IPC member organizations who are called on to serve as spokespersons in international processes.

  • CSOs Latin American and Caribbean Consultation on the implementation of farmers’ rights to Plant Genetic Resources for Food & Agriculture 1

    CSOs Latin American and Caribbean Consultation on the implementation of farmers’ rights to Plant Genetic Resources for Food & Agriculture

    The 40 participants representing farmers, indigenous, women and pastoralist organizations of the Regional Consultation of Latin America and the Caribbean on the Implementation of Farmers’ Rights coming from 13 countries of Latin America and the Caribbean, meeting in Seberí, Río Grande do Sul, Brazil, between 17 and 20 of April, 2018 celebrated the opportunity to meet each other to continue weaving alliances, links and exchanges, strengthening our commitment to defend the seeds for Food Sovereignty.

  • CSO African Consultation on the implementation of Farmers’ Rights

    CSOs African Consultation on the implementation of farmers’ rights to Plant Genetic Resources for Food & Agriculture

    Download here the Final Report     CSO African Consultation on the implementation of Farmers’ Rights CIFAN Nyéléni Village – Selingue, Mali From 17 to 20 July 2018   Introduction Forty participants, from 17 African countries, representing peasants, pastoralists, small-scale farmers, women organizations, NGOs and organizations active in food sovereignty, met from 17 to 20…

  • CSOs Consultation of Asia and Pacific on farmers' rights to Plant Genetic Resources for Food & Agriculture

    CSOs Asian and Pacific Consultation on the implementation of farmers’ rights to Plant Genetic Resources for Food & Agriculture

    The following document is the result of the Regional Consultation held in Kediri, East Java (Indonesia) concerning the implementation of Article 9 of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture. The Consultation was attended by 40 participants representing peasants and other small-scale farmers, indigenous peoples and women from Asia and the…

  • CSO Declaration at the 31st FAO Regional Conference for Europe and Central Asia

    CSO Declaration at the 31st FAO Regional Conference for Europe and Central Asia Budapest 27/04/2018 To download the PDF click  HERE As Civil Society Organisations (small-scale farmers, pastoralists, fishers, Indigenous People, agricultural and food workers, consumers, women, youth and NGOs) from across different regions, we are rights holders and active members of the food system.  Through…

  • CSOs Declaration at the 30th FAO Regional conference for Africa

    Nous, les 36 représentants des petits et moyens agriculteurs, des femmes rurales et des jeunes, des pêcheurs, des travailleurs agricoles, des éleveurs, des peuples autochtones, des paysans sans terre, des consommateurs et des ONG représentant les OSC nationales, régionales et internationales de 23 pays se sont rencontrés à Khartoum , Soudan, les 22 et 23 janvier 2018 pour la consultation des OSC dans le cadre de la 30e Conférence régionale de la FAO pour l’Afrique qui se tiendra du 19 au 23 février 2018.

  • CSOs Declaration at the 35th FAO Regional Conference for Latin America

    La Consulta se realizó en la Comarca Guna Yala, del 31 de enero al 3 de febrero de 2018, con la presencia de representantes de movimientos y organizaciones sociales regionales y sub regionales de Pueblos Indígenas, campesinos, agricultores familiares, pescadores artesanales, mujeres, afrodescendientes, jóvenes, trabajadores rurales, consumidores, ambientalistas y de derechos humanos. También participaron, como invitados, oficiales regionales de la Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Alimentación y la Agricultura (FAO).

  • People’s Manual on the Guidelines on Governance of Land, Fisheries and Forests

    The Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security are a new international instrument that can be used by peasant, fishing and pastoralist organisations, indigenous peoples, the landless, women and youth, and civil society as a whole, to assert their rights. This People’s…

  • Declaration of Civil Society Organizations at the 33rd FAO Regional Conference for the Near East and North Africa

    We, men and women, coming from 12 countries and 20 organisations and networks, members of regional and sub-regional social platforms, constituting of farmers, herders/pastoralists, artisanal fisherfolk, consumers, NGOs, human rights movements, women, youth, academics,  and  indigenous people, met in Beirut, Lebanon on 7–9 April 2016, in preparation for the 33rd FAO Regional Conference for the Near…

  • Declaration of CSOs at the 30th FAO Regional Conference for Europe and Central Asia

    We, the 56 representatives of small farmers, agricultural workers, fishing communities and fish workers, pastoralists, Indigenous Peoples, consumers, NGOs, women and youth, representing CSOs at the local, regional, national and international levels in the region of Europe and Central Asia, came together in Antalya, Turkey, on May 2-3, 2016 to provide our contributions to the…

  • Peasants give life to Biodiversity

    We have shaped biodiversity for food and agriculture and it shapes us; food sovereignty and a healthy environment depends on it.   “Food sovereignty ensures that the rights to use and manage lands, territories, waters, seeds, livestock, and biodiversity are in the hands of those of us who produce food.” Declaration of Nyéléni, 2007.  …