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  • The International Seed Treaty at a crossroad: who wants the collapse?

    Picture by IISD/ENB | Mike Muzurakis Report of the International Planning Committee for Food Sovereignty on the continued Open Ended Working Group on the Multilateral System of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture Participants for the IPC: Guy Kastler (representative for farmers’ organizations), Antonio Onorati (as Rome-based) and Stefano Mori…

  • 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 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).

  • The IPC Statement from Paarl (Cape Town)

    We build a global food system based on our agroecology and food sovereignty! 16 March 2018 International Planning Committee for Food Sovereignty (IPC) We, the representatives of peasants and family farmers, landless, rural women and rural youth, fishers and fish workers, agricultural workers, hunters and gatherers, pastoralists and herders, Indigenous Peoples, and food consumers from…

  • “DivSeek initiative” loses support of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture

    Rome, 28 February 2017 The International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (hereinafter referred to as the “Treaty”) wants to end its collaboration with DivSeek initiative. The Treaty played the role of facilitator in the Initiative. It used to be a guarantor for new members, and used to establish a perfect connection…

  • International Forum for Agroecology, Nyéléni 2015

    Declaration of the International Forum for Agroecology  Nyéléni, Mali 27 February 2015 We are delegates representing diverse organizations and international movements of small-scale food producers and consumers, including peasants, indigenous peoples, communities, hunters and gatherers, family farmers, rural workers, herders and pastoralists, fisherfolk and urban people. Together, the diverse constituencies our organizations represent produce some…