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ASIAN RURAL WOMEN'S COALITION (ARWC)
Malaysia – Asian Rural Women’s Coalition (ARWC) honoured 100 exceptional rural women and advocates on International Day of Rural Women, 15 October 2012. They marked the day as an opportunity to remember the contributions of these women who fight for survival, justice and freedom.
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CITIZENS CONCERN FOR DAMS AND DEVELOPMENT (CCDD)
COMMITTEE ON THE PROTECTION OF NATURAL RESOURCES IN MANIPUR
CENTRE FOR RESEARCH AND ADVOCACY - Manipur
ALL LOKTAK LAKE FISHERMEN’S UNION
JAC AGAINST THE LAMPHEL YAIPHA LEIKAI EVICTION
JAC AGAINST LEI INGKHOL EVICTION
ENVIRONMENT AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT – Manipur
India – In commemoration for World Food(less) Day, organizations in Manipur, India held a one day discussion on Development Challenges and Food Sovereignty in Manipur. The participants discussed the increasing land grabbing of arable land, construction of mega-dams, displacement of local peoples, increasing militarization, and lack of food sovereignty driving hunger and poverty in the region. They raised the concerns of the people and considered their calls for action.
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Written by Administrator Monday, 05 November 2012 12:42
Kampala, Uganda – ESAFF Uganda hosted a television show to raise awareness among the people of the problems in rural areas and agricultural production in the country. They highlighted the failures of the Ugandan Government to support small-scale farmers and called for food sovereignty as the only sustainable solution to poverty and hunger. ESAFF Uganda also participated in the annual World Food Day Events to demonstrate the benefits of indigenous produce.Last Updated on Monday, 05 November 2012 13:03
Written by Administrator Monday, 05 November 2012 12:28
Right Groups Observed 16th October as World Food Less Day
16th October 2012
Dhaka, Bangladesh - Sseventeen rights based civil society organizations led by Equity BD along with SAAPE (South Asia Alliance for Poverty Eradication) organized a human chain / rally in front of National Press Club Dhaka for observance of 16th October as World Food Less Day while different organization and United Nation observing the day as world food day. In line several other international alliance like the People’s Coalition for Food Sovereignty (PCFS), Pesticide Action Network Asia Pacific (PANAP), La Via Campesina, Jubilee South - world anti debt coalition and their alliance members also observing the World Foodless Day across the world to raise the voices of the hungry.Last Updated on Monday, 05 November 2012 17:23
Written by Administrator Wednesday, 31 October 2012 16:27
CIVIL SOCIETY MECHANISM FOR COMMITTEE ON WORLD FOOD SECURITY CLIMATE CHANGE WORKING GROUP
On Tuesday, 15 October 2012, the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) held a Policy Round Table on Food Security and Climate Change. PCFS representative, Amy Padilla, made an intervention on climate change adaptation on behalf of the Civil Society Mechanism Working Group on Climate Change.
Full Text of Intervention on Climate Adaptation*
15 October 2012
39th Session of the Committee on World Food Security
FAO, Rome, Italy
People’s Coalition on Food Sovereignty (PCFS)
Thank you, Mr. Chair. My name is Amy Padilla from the Civil Society Mechanism (CSM) and I represent in the CSM the People’s Coalition on Food Sovereignty, a global coalition of grassroots groups of small food producers, peasants, women, fisherfolk, indigenous peoples, pastoralists, consumer groups and NGOs advocating food sovereignty.
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