Friends of Earth International strongly condemns the brutal murder of La Vía Campesina comrade and 85-year-old Palestinian farmer Suleiman Hammad. On February 8th, 2017 Suleiman was run over by an Israeli settler, while walking to work on his own land near Al-Khader Village, south of Bethlehem. Read more
International organization GRAIN has just published a new report (attached) where they explain how the industrial production of meat and dairy contributes with global climate change. Read more
21 February | News
Large scale land acquisition for agroindustrial expansion is currently one of the most serious threats against forests and people in the Congo River basin, the third largest river in the world by volume of water discharged. Read more
20 February | News
In Malaysia, as in many other countries of the Global South, the green revolution and intensive agriculture with high levels of external input use has left as a result degraded lands, polluted waters, more risks of crop pests, agrotoxic residues in food, among other things. Read more
20 February | Interviews
In the context of the preparatives for its next international conference to be held in July, in the Basque Country, the women´s area of this international peasant organization met in El Salvador, in ANTA´s offices. Read more
Inequality rates in Uganda haven´t changed significantly in the past years, despite it being one of the economies that has grown most rapidly in the world. Uganda is one of the countries with the highest numbers of people living in rural areas (84%) in the world, and when observing what kind of development has caused some numbers in the economy to change, it is possible to understand why issues such as inequality remain. Read more
Two weeks before the anniversary of the murder of Honduran activist Berta Cáceres, Real World Radio interviewed one of her daughters about the resistance of communities against corporations and the factual powers in the territories. Read more
14 February | Special reports
Over 16 environmental and social organizations gathered in the Movement of Victims and People Affected by Climate Change and Corporations (MOVIAC), among them CESTA, Friends of the Earth El Salvador, delivered a petition to the MPs of the Central American country to demand the passing of a bill to ban mining exploitation and Free Trade Agreements. In this special report, Real World Radio shares some of the testimonies of social representatives and their arguments. Read more
Two weeks before the anniversary of the murder of Honduran activist Berta Cáceres, Real World Radio interviewed one of her daughters about the resistance of communities against corporations and the factual powers in the territories.
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