During the Food Sovereignty Forum in Uruguay, held on August 17 in Canelones department, Real World Radio recorded experiences of collective projects that contribute to agricultural farming in a different way than that imposed by the global market focused on reproducing commodities. Read more
It´s worth trying. This was the idea conveyed by two women member of the Calmañana Cooperative during the Food Sovereignty Forum that took place on August 17 in Uruguay, Canelones department. When they started producing aromatic herbs in an organic way they never dreamt they would end up winning the first prize in a contest of projects led by women and that then they would travel the world to talk about their experience. Read more
On September 14, 1920, the small town of Paso de Los Toros – in the Uruguaya department of Tacuarembo – witnessed the birth of Mario Benedetti. 25 years later, he started writing in the renowned weekly paper March. Read more
“As women, we are the ones who maintain hope. And I think that while we do this, we need to encourage many other women and tell them to dare to go out, to raise their voices, to avoid being afraid to speak. (…) Women have been told to be afraid within our social and cultural circles. (…) We are covered by a blanket of fear, but we need to move forward with a blanket of hope”, said Jakeline Romero Epiayu.
The European Union (EU) made clear this Friday in Geneva that it is ready to block the advance of the negotiations at the United Nations for a binding treaty on transnational corporations and human rights violations.
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